Dr David Love


Dr. David Love is a Melbourne trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with expertise in hip and knee arthroplasty (joint replacement), sports injuries (including anterior cruciate ligament injuries, Achilles Tendon Repairs, Ligament injuries), correction of deformity using modern deformity correction techniques and general trauma.

He attended Melbourne University for his medical training and completed basic and advanced training with The Royal College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association; Graduation in January 2009. Following the completion of specialist Orthopaedic training he has worked Full time as a Trauma Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, he travelled overseas to gain expertise in hip and knee arthroplasty with Professor Robert Bourne(Ontario,Canada), a world expert in the specialised area of joint replacement of the hip and knee.

Dr. Love has also completed a fellowship with Mr. John Bartlett (Australia) Knee Surgeon; additionally a fellowship with Professor Leo Donnan at the Children’s Hospital, Melbourne which included extensive training in utilizing external frames to correct limb deformity and utilising the ilizarov deformity correction technique. Currently he has an appointment with The Royal Melbourne Hospital where he has an active role in teaching training Medical staff and the on call trauma roster. He has a private practice that is based in Camberwell but also consults in East Melbourne, Bundoora, and Heidelberg(Warringal).

He is an active teacher with the Swiss based organisation, the AO, both here in Australia and overseas.

Orthopaedic Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Medico Legal
  • Research
  • Trauma
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Sports
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hip
  • Knee
Professional Associations
  • AOA- Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Trauma - AO Foundation- Faculty
  • AMA- Australian Medical Association
  • RACS-Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • RACS- Victorian Regional Committee Member
  • AOA regional branch committee member
Professional Qualifications
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The University of Melbourne
Photo of Surgeon
Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
Suite 4.3, 124 Grey St, East Melbourne, VIC, 3002, AustraliaF: +61 3 9805 4245E: [email protected]W: www.dlorthopaedics.com.au
518 Victoria Parade , East Melbourne, VIC, 3002, AustraliaP: (+61) 3 9805 4255F: (+61) 3 9805 4245E: [email protected]W: www.melbournehipandkneesurgeon.com.au
Suite 1210 Burgundy St, Heidleberg, VIC, 3084, AustraliaP: (+61) 3 9805 4255F: (+61) 3 9805 4245E: [email protected]W: www.melbournehipandkneesurgeon.com.au