Dr Hamish Love

Arthroscopic & Sports injury Surgeon

03 384 2690 Canterbury
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Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations
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About Dr Hamish Love

Dr Hamish Love is a fellowship-trained specialist in Orthopaedic sports surgery. His sub-specialisation is in the arthroscopic treatment of conditions of the shoulder, hip and knee.

Born and bred in Central Otago, Dr Love completed a first class Honours degree in Anatomy at the University of Otago, before completing his medical training in Dunedin and Christchurch in 1997. After internship and a period of travel and adventuring, he completed his orthopaedic specialist training through the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Dr Love then completed fellowship training in Sports Orthopaedics in Canada and the United States, at the University of Calgary Sports Medicine Centre, followed by a travelling fellowship at the University of Stanford Sports Medicine Centre and the Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. Once back in New Zealand, he spent time working in Auckland at Orthosports, based at the Millennium Institute of Sport and Health, prior to establishing Southern Sports & Orthopaedics in Christchurch.

Gender: Male


Speciality Areas:

  • Knee ligament reconstruction, treatment of meniscal and cartilage injuries
  • Arthroscopic and open shoulder surgery for rotator cuff tears, instability, biceps and labral injuries
  • Hip replacement and arthroscopic hip surgery for labral tears, FAI and other disorders
  • Sports injury management and rehabilitation

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Knee arthroscopy, Knee arthroscopy & menisectomy, Lumbar discectomy (1 level only), Primary total hip joint replacement, Primary total knee joint replacement


FRACS (Ortho)

Hospitals Operating at
Southern Cross Hospital, Bealey Ave, Christchurch
Forte Health, Peterborough St, Christchurch


Contact Dr Hamish Love

03 384 2691
Lvl 1, Forte 2
132 Peterborough St

132 Peterborough St Christchurch 8013 New Zealand
Page last updated on 23 March 2022