About

Mr Brian Devitt is an internationally trained orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty expertise in knee and hip surgery. He has a particular interest in sporting injuries including ACL reconstruction, multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction, and hip arthroscopy. In addition, he cares for patients with degenerative conditions, such as knee and hip arthritis, and performs both knee and hip replacements. Brian is Director of Research at OrthoSport Victoria. His specific research interests are ACL reconstruction, lateral extra-articular reconstruction, posterior cruciate ligament and posterolateral corner reconstruction, and hip instability. He has published extensively in all of these areas and speaks frequently at international meetings.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

OrthoSport Victoria

Epworth Richmond, Level 5 89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Sports knee injuries: ligamentous knee reconstruction, meniscal and cartilage repair
  • Sports hip injuries: labral tears, hip impingement and hamstring tears.
  • Degenerative knee conditions: knee replacement - partial and total, and osteotomies
  • Degenerative hip conditions: hip replacement - direct anterior and posterior approaches

Education and training

  • Monash medical student teaching
  • University of Melbourne medical student teaching
  • Tutorials for IMG and SET trainees for RACS examination

Research

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Lateral Extra-articular Reconstruction
  • Biofeedback to optimise knee rehabilitation
  • Hip instability
  • Visual feedback for postoperative knee rehabilitation

Qualifications

  • MB BCh BAO, University College Dublin 2001
  • MMedSc Sports & Exercise Medicine, University College Cork 2005
  • MD, University College Dublin 2007
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 2011
  • FRACS 2017

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • ISAKOS
  • ESSKA
  • Magellan Society
Clinical institute

Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute

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Mr Andrew Tang
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The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.