Tim Whitehead

Tim Whitehead
is an internationally trained Melbourne orthopaedic surgeon with a specific interest in all aspects of knee surgery. He has a particular interest in sporting injuries including ligament reconstruction as well as more complex knee procedures such as re-alignment osteotomy and the management of the dislocated knee.

Tim's fellowship training took place in Canada, where he completed two highly regarded orthopaedic knee and sports medicine fellowships. In 2008 he was awarded the APOA/ESSKA travelling fellowship where he visited and lectured at orthopaedic centres around Europe.

Tim has a strong interest in research and is a member of the Musculoskeletal Research Centre at La Trobe University. He has won several awards for research and speaks regularly at local and international meetings.

Tim is an active member of a variety of national and international societies including the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Australian Knee Society, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Associationand ISAKOS. He is also a member of the ACL Study Group and the prestigious Magellan Society.


For all appointments:
(03) 9038 5200

Tim consults at:

Tim operates at:
Essendon Hospital, West Essendon
Public appointment at the Austin Hospital