Dr David Love

Orthopaedic Surgeon
East Melbourne and Telehealth

VWA Provider Number: 240144YF


Dr David Love is a highly experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in general trauma, hip, knee, foot and ankle. Still in clinical practice, Dr Love holds positions at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, AO Trauma Faculty, Royal Australian College of Surgeons and Department of Human Services (VICNISS Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance System).

Upon completion of Specialist Orthopaedic Training, Dr David Love worked as Trauma Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He also completed further training and expertise in hip and knee joint replacement and deformity correction both in Melbourne and overseas, where he worked alongside world expert in the specialised area of joint replacement of the hip and knee, Professor Robert Bourne (Canada).

Dr David Love has completed a Fellowship with Mr John Bartlett, Knee Surgeon and an additional Fellowship with Professor Leo Donnan which included extensive training in utilising external frames to correct limb deformity and utilising the ilizarov deformity correction technique.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • Worksafe Victoria Independent Medical Assessor
  • Worksafe Victoria Independent Impairment Assessor
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission Joint Medical Examiner
  • Medical Negligence
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection Assessments
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed


Motor Vehicle Assessment
Public & Professional Liability
Criminal Law
Life Insurance

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