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 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 Love specialises in

  • fractures of the wrist, ankle hip & knee as well as all leg bone injuries and sporting injuries
  • Hip and hip revision replacements
  • Ligament injuries of the knee, knee replacement, arthroscopy of the knee and meniscal injuries
  • Achilles tendon, ligament injuries and Bunions of the foot and ankle

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • ACT Motor Vehicle
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission (TAC)
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission Joint Medical Examiner (JME)
  • WorkSafe Victoria Independent Impairment Assessor (IIA)
  • WorkSafe Victoria Independent Medical Examiner (IME)

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