Robert Steele is an internationally trained Melbourne orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty areas of interest in knee and hip surgery. Bob graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1994 going on to complete his orthopaedic training here in Victoria prior to undertaking highly sought after fellowships in the United Kingdom in lower limb joint replacement surgery and sports surgery of the knee. Bob has researched and published internationally on partial knee replacements and is currently part of an Australian design team for a new knee replacement prosthesis. Bob has a healthy interest in teaching having held faculty positions at the University of Melbourne and Stanford University California and continues to be very actively involved with registrar training through his consultant appointment at the Dandenong Public Hospital.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

OrthoSport Victoria

Level 5 89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Valley Hospital

Corner Police and Gladstone rd
Mulgrave VIC 3170

Consulting Location

St John of God Hospital

Gibb St
Berwick VIC 3806

Special interests

  • Joint replacement surgery of Hip & Knee
  • Sports surgery of hip & Knee


  • Joint replacement design


  • MBBS 1994
  • FRACS (Orth) 2004
  • FAOrthA 2008

Professional Associations

  • Australian medical Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Knee Society
  • Australian Arthroplasty Society
The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.