MBBS. MS, MSurgicalEd, FRACS (Orth) Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, F.A.Orth.A
Martin Richardson is an internationally recognised surgeon with an interest in shoulder, knee and trauma surgery. He treats the whole spectrum of shoulder problems with expertise in arthroscopic shoulder surgery as well as total shoulder replacements, including reverse shoulder replacements. Martin also treats sporting conditions of the knee as well as performing joint replacements of the hip and knee.
He is an acknowledged leader in the field of medical education and holds the position of Associate Professor from the University of Melbourne through the Department of Anatomy and Cell biology. He is also a member of the Royal Australian Navy where he holds the rank of Surgeon Commander. He has actively served in Afghanistan.
Martin graduated with honours from the University of Melbourne in 1986 and completed a Masters of Surgery in 1990. On completion of his orthopaedic training in 1994, he undertook fellowships with renowned knee surgeon Mr. John Bartlett and Prof. Simon Bell (Shoulder and Elbow). He also completed a research fellowship at The Shriner’s hospital in Portland,Oregon, USA.
Martin has been the Director of Trauma at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and is the Australian Director of Education for AO trauma (Asia-Pacific) as well as being an international faculty member. He is on the Victorian State Trauma Committee and is a senior instructor and course director for EMST,DSTC trauma courses for the RACS. Martin continues to work closely with the Victorian Orthopaedic Trauma Outcome Registry. He is also a member of the Shoulder and Elbow Society as well as the Australasian Orthopaedic Trauma Society.
Martin has recently been awarded a Masters of Surgical Education from the University of Melbourne and is involved with multiple research projects and written a number of book chapters. He is an examiner for the University of Melbourne.
Martin consults at Epworth Richmond and Epworth Eastern in Box Hill. He is one of the founding members of Orthopaedics Victoria.
In the midst of his busy schedule, Martin finds time to ski, golf and supporting his beloved Richmond football club. He also has a keen interest in musical theatre and opera.