Mr Crowe first qualified as a General Surgeon but then specialised in sports medicine, being the Melbourne Football Club doctor and the Australian Ski Team Doctor in the 1980s. He then completed his fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery in Perth and has been in specialist orthopaedic practice in Melbourne since 1992. Mr Crowe was a pioneering surgeon in the MACI procedure i.e. Matrix Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation to articular cartilage defects in joints, mainly the knee and shoulder. More recently he has a significant interest in orthobiological treatment of early degenerative joints and anterior hip replacement surgery.


  • MBBS, The University of Melbourne 1972
  • FRACS 1981
  • FAOrthoA 1992

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • AOA

Special interests

  • Hip, knee and shoulder surgery
  • Joint replacements
  • Articular cartilage injuries.
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon injuries

Education and training


Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 7, Level 7, The Epworth Centre
32 Erin Street
Clinical institute

Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute

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