Dr Robert Howells (Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr Robert Jeffrey Howells
MBBS 1985
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Medical Specialties
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Paediatric Surgery
Sport and Exercise Medicine
03 9419 2811
03 9419 9499

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Robert Howells studied medicine at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1985. He worked as an intern and surgical resident at the Austin Hospital, and was a registrar on the Victorian orthopaedic surgery training program from 1989-1992. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in January 1993.

Rob undertook further postgraduate training working as an orthopaedic / joint replacement fellow at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, in the UK in 1993. In 1994, he worked at The Lipscomb Clinic at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, obtaining an Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine.

Rob Howells returned to Melbourne in 1995, and has worked as an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at the Alfred (to January 2005) and Box Hill Hospitals (to the present day).

Rob’s private surgical practice at the Park Clinic specialises in surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder, with particular expertise in arthroscopic surgery and reconstructive techniques. He has extensive experience in joint replacement surgery, including revision surgery for loose or worn implants. Rob performs around 1000 operative procedures each year in his public and private practice.

Rob maintains a keen interest in sports medicine and has treated the spectrum of athletes, from professionals to recreational weekend warriors.

Key procedures performed:

Hospital Affiliations
Box Hill Hospital
St Vincent's Private Fitzroy
Affiliated Clinics
Rowville Health
MyHealth Medical Centre - North Eltham
Park Clinic Orthopaedics - East Melbourne
Affiliated Organisations
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
Australian Medical Association (AMA)
Sports Medicine Australia
Hip Surgery
Knee Surgery
Joint Replacement Surgery of the Knee, Hip and Shoulder

Practice Locations


Park Clinic Orthopaedics - East Melbourne
St Francis Building
166 Gipps Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 
03 9419 2811
03 9419 9499
Rowville Health
12 St Lawrance Way
Rowville VIC 3178 
03 9764 1617
03 9764 2030
MyHealth Medical Centre - North Eltham
1170 Main Road
Eltham VIC 3095 
03 9439 2222
03 9439 3662