Special Area of Interest:
Tim Lording is a locally and internationally trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in surgery of the knee. He was born and educated in Melbourne, completing his undergraduate medical degree at Monash University in 2002. He subsequently undertook advanced orthopaedic training in Victoria and Tasmania, obtaining fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011.
Tim worked as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon for 18 months at the Sandringham and Frankston Hospitals before departing for futher postgraduate training overseas. He spent 12 months at the Centre Albert Trillat in Lyon, France, training in complex knee surgery under the supervision of Professor Philippe Neyret. During this time he visited a number of surgeons in the U.K. and in Europe, and was involved in biomechanical research in Atlanta, U.S.A. He then travelled to London, Canada where he undertook a further 12-month fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the Fowler-Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic.
Tim returned to Melbourne and joined the Melbourne Orthopaedic Group in 2015. He has a public appointment at The Alfred Hospital.
Tim has an active interest in clinical and biomechanical research. He has published numerous articles on knee surgery in peer-reviewed journals and authored several book chapters, and has presented his research at national and international meetings.
Tim is a member of a number of associations and societies, including the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA), the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), The Asia-Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society (APKASS), and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), where he serves on the scientific committee.
Tim consults at Medical Specialists On Collins each Thursday. To arrange an appointment please phone 9573 9694.