Total Knee Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
Hip Resurfacing
Unicondylar Knee Replacement
ACL Reconstruction
Revision Knee Replacement
Revision Hip Replacement
Shoulder Topics

Dr. Joseph RobinDr. Joseph Robin

MB.BS. (Hons) F.R.A.C.S (Orthopaedics), F.A. Orth.A., Orthopaedic Surgeon

Medical School:

  • Monash University, Vic., Australia 1967 - 1972


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), Monash University, 1972

Post Graduate:

  • F.R.A.C.S (Orthopaedics), (Fellowship of Australasian College of Surgeons) February, 1980
  • F.A. Orth.A., (Fellowship of Australian Orthopaedic Association) June 1986


  • The Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria, (1972 – current).


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, with special interest in:
    • Hip & Knee Arthroplasty (Replacement and Resurfacing),
    • Arthroscopic Surgery of Knee, Shoulder & Ankle
    • Adult Sports injuries.

Professional Memberships:

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Current Appointments (Public Hospital):

  • Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon (and Head of Orthopaedic Unit II):
    Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre
    Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia.
    1983- Current

  • Tutor in Orthopaedics:
    Clinical Associate in Dept Surgery, Melbourne Uni.(1983-1999)
    Senior Fellow in Faculty of Medicine, Melbourne Uni (1999-current)
    University of Melbourne
    1983- Current.

  • Austin Hospital Representative to Victorian Board of Studies of the AOA (Vic. Branch Training Committee), 1996-2001

  • Honorary Secretary to the Victorian Board of Studies of the AOA (Vic. Branch Training Committee), 1998-2001

  • Member, Medical Advisory Board, Masada Private Hospital, 1989-present

  • Senior Medical Staff appointments and accredited VMO privileges at Masada, The Avenue, and Cabrini Private Hospitals, and several private rehabilitation hospitals in Melbourne.

Private Hospital Visiting Rights:

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
    700 GlenHuntly Rd.,
    Caulfield,VIC. 3162.
  • The Avenue Hospital,
  • St. F. X. Cabrini Hospital.

His particular interests are:

  • Hip Resurfacing (Birmingham Hip) for ‘younger’ Patients with Osteoarthritis
  • Bone Graft Substitutes (Synthetic Bone Graft Materials)
  • Alternative/Nonsurgical methods of treating established fracture non-unions
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