Dr Dirk van Bavel
MBBS, FRACS(Orth), FAOrthA, PGCMEVisit specialist website
Areas of Interest
- Hip & knee replacement & revision
- Sports knee injuries
- Patellofemoral disorders
- Orthopaedic trauma
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC
Mr Dirk van Bavel is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee and hip injuries, including joint replacement and revision.Mr van Bavel completed his medical degree through the University of Melbourne in 1995, winning the Neil Bromberger prize in orthopaedics. His orthopaedic training was in Victoria, winning the registrar in training prize in 2003. After completing his training, he undertook fellowships in Belgium, England and Canada. which included further training in hip and knee replacement and revision surgery, the use of allografts in surgery, sports knee injuries and patellofemoral problems.
Dirk is also involved with registrar teaching. He is a faculty member for national hip replacement workshops and he is involved in research which he has presented both nationally and internationally.