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Dr David Slattery is an internationally fellowship trained and recognised surgeon specialising in paediatric, adolescent and adult pelvic, hip and knee surgery.
About us





David Slattery is an orthopedic surgeon based in Melbourne and specialises in anterior minimally invasive hip replacement, periacetabular osteotomy, and hip arthroscopy, as well as the latest in hip and knee replacement surgical techniques. Practicing for more than 10 years, he undertook fellowship training with leading British, European and Australian orthopaedic specialists, giving him a broad practice area and the capabilities to assist patients with a wide variety of conditions. 

Being a well renowned hip surgeon in Melbourne, David has written extensively on a range of orthopaedic topics, and strives to further develop his knowledge of hip and knee disorders. With a patient-centric approach to practice, David aims to help each individual make the most informed decisions about their health, supporting them towards achieving optimal health outcomes. David understands that choosing the right hip or knee fracture surgeon in the Melbourne area, is of the utmost importance to your long term wellbeing.

“Striving to get you back on your feet”


David Slattery is an internationally trained pelvic and hip surgeon with experience in advanced surgical techniques covering a broad spectrum of issues from simple to complex hip problems, including arthritis, developmental dysplasia, painful and problematic hip replacements, Perthes’ disease, labral tears and femoracetabular impingement.


An orthopaedic surgeon treating a wide variety of paediatric, adolescent and adult knee conditions including arthritis, ligament ruptures (ACL), meniscal tears, fractures and dislocations, Dr Slattery uses the latest in cutting edge technology such as computer assisted 3D navigation and robotic knee joint replacement.


David Slattery has extensive expertise and sub-specialist international training in fracture surgery. A surgeon treating shoulder, wrist and elbow fractures, as well as lower limb trauma and broken bones in children, adolescents and adults, he is available at short notice and aims to see all fractures within 24 hours to get you on the path to recovery.

Discuss your needs with our orthopaedic surgery specialist

Dr Slattery consults at three different locations across Melbourne and able to offer telehealth consultations for patients travelling from outside Melbourne and Geelong. As an orthopaedic surgeon, he is able to provide treatment at a time and place best suiting you. His practice focuses on achieving the best outcome for each patient, tailoring treatments where required to better align with the needs of the individual.


Should you wish to schedule a consultant with Dr Slattery, please contact our rooms at Melbourne Bone & Joint on 03 5752 5020, or make an appointment through our online contact form.

British Orthopaedic Association
FRACS - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
AMA - Australian Medical Association
AOA - Australian Orthopaedic Association
AO Foundation
Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
ISHA - The Hip Preservation Society
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We aim to see all fractures within 24hrs