2017 Annual Surfing Doctors Conference is On!

2017 Annual Surfing Doctors Conference is On!

The Surfing Doctors Crew have descended on Graujgan Bay, Java, Indonesia

Ant’s New Office

Ant’s New Office

Dr Ant Brown –  Ant scored some solid waves during his 2 week stint in the jungle.    

Jason Connell

Jason Connell

Name: Jason Connell Nationality: Australian Current position: Medical student at University of Western Australia  Local breaks: Albany during time-off, Perth when I’m studying.  Favourite surf destination: Gracetown  Surf travel experience: I’ve explored a fair bit of the coastline between Albany and Perth. Been on one trip to Bali.  Non-surf travel experience: Thailand, Eastern states of Aus.  Education and work experience: I graduated […]

Dr Leon Joanknecht

Dr Leon Joanknecht

Dr Leon Joanknecht  Nationality: Dutch Current Posisiton: Resident at the Emergency Department and Intensive Care at Admiraal de Ruyter Hospital, Goes. Local Breaks: Maasvlakte 2, Hoek van Holland, Scheveningen Favourite Surf Destination: Morocco Surf Travel Experience: South-Africa, Japan, Indo, Vietnam, Morocco, France. Non-Surf Travel Experience: I love Nepal. Education and Work Experience: Used to be a […]

Dr Daan De Vries

Dr Daan De Vries

    Dr Daan De Vries   Nationality: Dutch   Current position: specializing in tropical and remote medicine   Favourite surfing destinations: Indonesia, South-Africa, Morocco, Peru, Portugal,    Previous benevolent work: Starting in 2017 in the mentawais and G-land   Travel experience: Australia, new Zealand, Indonesia, Thailand, united states, morocco, anywhere in Europe, brazil, Argentina, […]


Surf Docs Medical Kit

Surf Docs Medical Kit – OUTSTANDING!

Philip the medical kit was OUTSTANDING, thank you! Jason Stevens cut his hand badly on the first day (2 stitches, but needed about 5 I recon) and he used the kit non stop. A lot of the boys tucked in.

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Safe surfing tips

Safe Surfing

Get a decent travel insurance policy covering the full duration of your trip, and make sure it SPECIFICALLY includes surfing. Find out if you need any additional immunisations – your GP or travel clinic can help you with this.

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Equipment List for G-Land

Equipment list for G-Land

A fully comprehensive list compiled by Dr Phil Chapman. Don’t leave for G-Land without it!

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Raffle

2015: Raffle Draw Results!

Exciting results from this year’s Raffle 1st Prize: free stay at Maccas Surf Camp for a week. Tim Campbell was the grand prize winner! 2nd Prize: free stay (std package) at Ray’s G-land Surf Camp. Jim Jo Frood, related to Mike Frood himself 3rd Prize: new, custom shaped Nathan Rose surfboard. Cass Traianos Congrats guys

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Recent Articles

G-land Testimonial

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2017 Annual Surfing Doctors Conference

9th  Annual Surfing Doctors Conference 23rd September   – 30th  September 2017 Plenkung Reserve SE Java, Indonesia.   Day 1, 23rd September 2017 Candidates fly to Bali from overseas destination, prepare for early morning speed-boat departure the following day. Day 2, 24th September -Speedboat departs 0500am, to arrive at Plenkung Reserve at 11:30am -13:00 – 17:00 […]

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Joyo’s – New Surfing Doc’s Home

  The Surf Docs are stoked to be back at Joyo’s surf camp , G-land , supporting the excellent team , staff , and guests ! Our roster of Surf Docs will kick off in April 2017 .

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2017 Roster

Roster for 2017 Roster

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Dr Brandoff’s New Shirt

Adam showing off his new Surfing Doctors shirt! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Dr David Gunn and Family at Macas

The Gunn Family ventured to Macaronis in 2016. They visited the local village and grom’s scored some great little waves and Dave scored a couple for himself.  

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Repost: Surf Syncope

Another Great Post from Ben and Robert Eovaldi Surf Syncope Benjamin Eovaldi DO and Robert Eovaldi www.californiametalphoto.com Your chances of losing consciousness during a surf hold down can be reduced by maintaining good physical fitness and cardiovascular endurance. The moments leading up to a hold down rarely offer sufficient time to gather your thoughts. Quite […]

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Repost: Shark Fears May Harm the Ocean

This is a repost from Ben Eovaldi, enjoy. Shark Fears May Harm the Ocean Robert Eovaldi, Benjamin Eovaldi DO, Pell Thompson californiametalphoto.com The increased number of shark attacks on the East Coast of the United States is concerning for surfers in California. Fear of sharks may stop some people from paddling out into the ocean […]

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2015: Raffle Draw Results!

Exciting results from this year’s Raffle 1st Prize: free stay at Maccas Surf Camp for a week. Tim Campbell was the grand prize winner! 2nd Prize: free stay (std package) at Ray’s G-land Surf Camp. Jim Jo Frood, related to Mike Frood himself 3rd Prize: new, custom shaped Nathan Rose surfboard. Cass Traianos Congrats guys

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Surfing Doctors Newsletter 2015

Hi guys, Getting the ball rolling this year, with some reminders, and other news. The Annual Surfing Doctors Conference is ON again this year – dates to be finalised, but looking similar to last year, as it seems the swell, moon and tides were favourable!! As in previous years this Conference will be accredited for […]

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ER Specialist Scott Stirling charging at Gland

Getting in some practice for his next stint as a Surf Doc at Tavarua.

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Dr Jason from SA, in action at Maca’s Camp

I took a trip out to Macaronis in the Mentawai islands early November and got really lucky with some decent swell so late in the season and minimal crowds. The wave delivered frequent 4-5 foot sets that threw perfect barrels and fun walls all the way down the reef. I’m sure I don’t have to […]

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Tom’s Gland Elective Report

Tom here signing on for an overdue elective report, currently basking in the stoke of what was an amazing 6 week trip. Outside the window it’s pissing it down and 11 degrees (but a big Atlantic swell forecast this weekend so its not all bad).

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Indonesia surf ‘elective’ adventure gopro – by Angus Murray

Short video of my Indonesia/medical elective trip May-Aug 2014. Filmed in Bali, Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan, G-Land (g-landsurfcamp.com/ –> best camp on the point) and the Mentawai islands. I stayed at a surfcamp called Matungou in the northern Mentawai islands (matungou.com) – highly recommend going there! All filmed with my gopro3+ black and a few sequence shots from DSLRs.

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Solomon Island / Namuga Project

Dr Dave Hateley with the Solomon Island / Namuga Project crew. Surf Docs gave them R1,000 to assist them with equipment purchases for their medical centre.

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Andrew Hills from Newcastle, Oz surfing the Conference swell at G-Land

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End of season G Land vacancies

Calling all surfing doctors! We are just writing to you to let you know that we have got some last minute end of season vacancies in the G Land roster. The whole of October is available as well as early November depending on how late the camp stays open this season. For those of you […]

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Video: Dr Mike Frood

Mike, an RMO and PGY3 talks about the fantastic medical experiences he has enjoyed Bunbury hospital and his journey on the Rural Practice Pathway.

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Winners of the Surfing Doctors Raffle at Foamlust

The annual Surfing Doctors fundraising raffle kicked off in April at the Margaret River Drug Aware Pro. Tickets were sold at the FOAMLUST expo (www.foamlust.com) at the Margaret River Cultural centre, a satellite shapers and surf lifestyle event associated with the competition where Phil did an excellent talk to a crowd of 100 about remote […]

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Self treatment and jungle rashes

Greetings from the jungle It has been so good being back, I have now had 7 days of the best ground hog day in the world: eat, surf, eat, surf, eat, repeat! The waves have been consistently good, a couple of bigger days, but nothing massive and the crowd factor low and friendly. In essence […]

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