• Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hip surgery, Knee surgery, Sports orthopaedic surgery, Trauma

Areas of interest


David Love is an orthopaedic surgeon with a primary interest in hip and knee replacements, with over 10 years of experience at Epworth. This includes anterior approach hip replacements and navigated assisted knee replacement. David's experience involves Epworth and The Royal Melbourne Hospitals, where he has extensive experience with hip and knee joint replacement and revision surgery. David was involved in extra subspecialty training over two year period in Ontario, Canada in joint replacement surgery, and Melbourne in trauma emergency surgery and limb deformity correction. At the Royal Melbourne Hospital, David is one of the primary surgeons in orthopaedic emergency acute trauma patients, and arthroplasty surgery of the hip and knee. David is actively involved with medical advisory roles with Epworth, the Australian Orthopaedic Association(AOA) and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons(RACS). More recently he has undertaken new interests in exploring issues that affect surgeons and doctors in general via his Podcast (Life in Medicine). David actively teaches training doctors in competency based training in Orthopaedic Surgery. For further information please visit www.melbournehipandkneesurgeon.com.au

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 4.3, Grey Street Building
124 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

210 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Consulting Location

Whittlesea specialist centre

Church St
Whittlesea Victoria 3757

Epworth locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


  • MBBS University of Melbourne 2000
  • Dip. Surgical Anatomy University of Melbourne 2003
  • FRACS 2009
  • Fellowship - Royal Children's Hospital 2012

Education and training

  • AO trauma faculty - Teacher/Educator 2012 onwards
  • Fellowship- London school of Health Science, Ontario, Canada- Joint Replacement 2010
  • Fellowship- Royal Melbourne Hospital Orthopaedic Tramua Surgery 2009

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • RACS
  • AOA
  • AO Trauma