Richard Dallalana specialises in arthroscopic reconstruction of the shoulder for sports injuries and rotator cuff tears. He performs shoulder joint replacement for arthritis using computer-assisted surgery.

Richard completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 1993, then trained at St. Vincent’s Hospital.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

Further post-graduate orthopaedic training was undertaken in both Canada and England in Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Elbow and Knee surgery.

He is host of a Shoulder and Elbow fellowship training program, co-ordinator of clinical research in private practice and with Melbourne university, and a design and educational consultant to industry.

Richard is the director of upper limb services at the Epworth Musculoskeletal Institute

Richard is also the current President of the Victorian Shoulder and Elbow Society (VSES) and he is the Secretary Elect of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia for 2024/25.