Tim Whitehead is a Melbourne orthopaedic surgeon, recognised internationally, particularly for his research into anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Tim performs all types of knee surgery, with a particular interest in sporting injuries, including ACL reconstruction and multi-ligament reconstruction, along with realignment osteotomy for osteoarthritis and knee arthroplasty.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond


Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

OrthoSport Victoria

Level 5 89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Orthosport Victoria

Suite 61 Level 6 1 Arnold St
Box Hill VIC 3128

Consulting Location

Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre

AAMI Park Olympic Boulevard
Melbourne VIC 3000

Special interests

  • Knee surgery
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Arthroplasty
  • Joint preservation osteotomy

Education and training

  • Regular Registrar and medical student teaching
  • Clinical orthopaedic fellow


  • Outcome following ACL surgery
  • Three dimensional gait analysis
  • Outcome following osteotomy and total kne replacement


  • MBBS, University of Melbourne, 1993
  • FA(Ortho)A, Royal Australian College of Surgeons, 2003

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Knee Society
  • Magellan Society
  • International Society of Sports and Knee Orthopaedic Surgery
The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.