Mr 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.


Hamish is focused on treating certain conditions of the shoulder, hip and knee, together with sports-related conditions of the lower leg and ankle.


MB ChB 1997 Otago; FRACS (Orth) 2009

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

24 November 1998

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Hamish Love is available at the following services:

Private Services

Dr Hamish Love - Orthopaedic Surgeon

This service is available at the following location:

9 Humpreys Drive, Christchurch

  • Phone

    03 384 2690

  • Fax

    03 384 2691

  • Healthlink EDI


Forte Sports

This service is available at the following location:

132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Hospital Christchurch - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Christchurch