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.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 7, Level 7, The Epworth Centre 32 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

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


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

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • AOA
The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.