Mr. Dirk van Bavel

Dr. Dirk van Bavel

Dr.Dirk Bavel
Dr. Dirk van Bavel

Training and Education

MBBS, Melbourne

I completed my medical degree in 1995 through the university of Melbourne, including winning the Neil Bromberger prize in Orthpaedics

FRACS (Orth)

I completed my surgical training in 2004 through the Victorian and Tasmanian training programme. I won the Registrar in Training prize in 2003

Certificate in Medical Education

I have recently completed this through the University of Cardiff.


My Fellowship training was in the following institutions.

Leuven, Belgium

Advanced techniques in Knee surgery. This included Autologous chondrocyte grafts, meniscal transplants and the Journey Knee replacement. This was with Professor Johan Bellemans

Exeter, England

Primary and revision Hip techniques using the Exeter Hip

Bristol (NHS), England

Primary and Revision Knee Arthroplasty and ACL surgery. ACI grafts, and patellofemoral surgery

Bristol (Jonathan Webb Clinic), England.

Sports Knee surgery and Knee surgery for the active individual with Mr Webb and Mr Eldridge.

Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Revision Hip and Knee replacement with Dr Gross and Dr Backstein

Professional Groups

I am a member of:

  • The AMA
  • The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • An Associate member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • A committee member of VOTOR ( the Victorian orthopaedic trauma outcome registry
  • On the steering committee at the Northern Hospital for OAHKS the osteoarthritis of Hip and Knee Service

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