Mr David Young

MBBS, FRACS (ORTH)

Mr David Young

Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, FRACS (ORTH)
Special Area of Interest:
Sports Injuries, Hip & Knee Surgery
03 9510 6828

David was born and raised in Melbourne, completing his undergraduate medical training at Melbourne University in 1973.

He completed his orthopaedic surgical training through the Melbourne Orthopaedic Training Programme in 1981. This was followed by 12 months of further surgical training at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, England and he spent 6 months as a travelling fellow in Europe and Sweden. David returned to Melbourne to join the Melbourne Orthopaedic Group in 1984 where he continues to practice Orthopaedic Surgery. He spent 10 years as a visiting orthopaedic surgeon at the Alfred Hospital and is now in full time private practice.

David is a member of the Australian Arthroplasty Association and the Australian Knee Society.

David’s special interests are sports medicine and arthritis surgery. He is the orthopaedic surgeon to Western Bulldogs, Australian Rules Football team and is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon to the Australian and Victorian Institutes of Sports and Netball Australia. He continues to have active research interests in knee ligament injuries, patellar instability problems, the management of stress fractures in athletes. Hip preservation surgery is now a large component of his practice. He is committed to developing and teaching hip arthroscopic surgery techniques.

David is married with four children and enjoys the sports of snow-skiing, wind-surfing and golf. His hobbies include woodcarving and antique furniture restoration.

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Attention all patients and colleagues

The Melbourne Orthopaedic Group is overwhelmingly saddened to report the recent passing away of Mr Paul Rice after a short illness.

Paul will be greatly missed by all of us at Melbourne Orthopaedic Group.

He was a talented surgeon, a kind man, a caring doctor and a great friend.

If you a referring doctor of Mr Paul Rice or a previous patient requiring ongoing care, please feel free to contact Melbourne Orthopaedic Group on 03 95293333

Attention all patients and colleagues

The Melbourne Orthopaedic Group is overwhelmingly saddened to report the recent passing away of Mr Paul Rice after a short illness.

Paul will be greatly missed by all of us at Melbourne Orthopaedic Group.

His expertise in foot and ankle surgery has helped countless patients, by whom he was universally admired. His career involved both public and private practice, and his commitment to his patients’ care was unsurpassed. His dedication to our profession, and his skill in the field of foot and ankle surgery will be deeply missed.

He was a talented surgeon, a kind man, a caring doctor and a great friend.

If you a referring doctor of Mr Paul Rice or a previous patient requiring ongoing care, please feel free to contact Melbourne Orthopaedic Group on 03 95293333