Mr Timothy 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 Association and ISAKOS. He is also a member of the ACL Study Group and the prestigious Magellan Society.

Tim consults at:


Tim operates at:

For all appointments and enquiries please call (03) 9038 5200



Info Sheets

ACL Rehabilitation
Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Surgery
Knee Arthroscopy - Postoperative Care
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Osteotomy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Recurrent Patellar Dislocation
Rehabilitation following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
The Knee