Thomas Morris, A 4th year Medical Student, Joins Up!

We welcome 4th year Medical Student Thomas Morris to the team. Nationality: English. Current Position: 4th year medical student. Local Surf breaks: Bantham and all the little gems surrounding it in South Devon. Favourite surf destination and why: New Zealand with its empty beach breaks and firing points. Surf Travel: England /  Wales / France […]

Swiss Surfer Dr James Geiger Joins Surfing Doctors

We would like to welcome Dr James Geiger to the Surfing Doctors organisation. Hailing from Switzerland, Dr Geiger is a well-traveled for a land-locked surfer and we look forward to working with him in the future. Name: James Geiger Nationality: Swiss Current Position: Resident in Gynecology and oncoplastic surgery at University hospital Basel, Switzerland Favourite […]

Surfing Doctors Newsletter October 2019

Hi all and welcome to our latest newsletter. Let’s jump straight in. Phil Chapman went on a mission recently, visiting Gnarloo, and scored pumping waves. He left some medical equipment behind at the Tombstone Toilet Block, including a spinal board and a neck brace, and Jon Cohen donated a combat tourniquet. Jon has also posted […]

Maccas, Nias and G-Land with Dr Dave Hately

From the end of July I took a few month sabbatical from work to take up a few opportunities that surfing doctors can help provide in conjunction with two other organisations, The Pagai Foundation at Macaroni’s and Friends of Nias at Lagundri Bay. I’m finishing it off with a stint at our infirmary at Joyo’s […]

Dr David Mulder Joins The Team

It’s a hearty welcome to Dr David Mulder, a natural-footed charger currently based in Newcastle. Profile: Dr Mulder is a PGY2 resident currently working in Newcastle, Current plans and goals? I’m not sure what direction I’ll head in long term so taking next year to locum, travel, surf and maybe find some direction. Surfing background […]

Welcome To Medical Student Dominic Howell

It’s a warm welcome to our latest member, Dom Howell.   Nationality:  Australian, from Newcastle.   Age: 22 years old.   Currently Studying: 4th Year Medicine – University of Newcastle   Surfing background: Started surfing when I was about 5, all around Port Stephens and Newcastle. Jumped from high school into Medicine here in Newcastle. Recently […]

Surfing Doctors – All Our Contact Information

The Surfing Doctors has a great social media presence, and the best way to get hold of the team is either through Facebook or Instagram. To be honest we don’t really check the website inbox that often, so it would be best to communicate via the Facebook Inbox or via Instagram DM (direct message) Find […]

Italian Surfer Dr Michele Maremmani Joins Surfing Doctors

It’s a big and warm welcome to Dr. Michele Maremmani, our latest recruit, and totally stoked Italian surfer. Age: 29 Current position: specializing in Cardiology at Ospedale Molinette in Turin. My Portfolio: I am Michele Maremmani, aka Mitch. I was born in Forte dei Marmi, a small village on the seaside of Tuscany on the […]

New Zealander Dr Jeremy Wild Joins The Team

With Cloudbreak and John John Florence listed as his favourites, Dr Wild tells us a little about himself. Name: Dr Jeremy Wild Nationality: New Zealand (Kiwi) Current Position: Surgical Registrar, Tauranga Hospital, New Zealand Local breaks: Tay Street, Matakana Island Surf travel experience: Fiji, Maldives , Philippines, Bali, Nusa Lembongan, California, Sri Lanka, Australia, Costa […]

Warm Welcome To Welsh Surfer and Doctor Josh Davies

A big welcome to a hardcore and well-traveled surfer Dr Joshua Davies   Nationality Welsh Current Position: Locum SHO in Cornwall, UK Local breaks: Droskyn/Porthtowan/Godrevy Surf Travel Experience: Bali, Lombok, Sri Lanka, Mexico, France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco and the Western Sahara. Education: Ysgol Uwchradd Tregaron. University of Bristol – BSC Anatomy and Medicine. Who is […]

Introducing Emergency Trainee Tom Fairclough

Nationality? Australian (West). Current Position? Emergency Trainee at the Tweed Hospital, NSW, Australia. Local break? Currumbin Beach to Snapper. Favourite Surf Destination? Mentawai Islands Surf Travel Experience? Mexico to Panama, West Coast USA, Outer Banks in Carolina, Telos, Mentawais, Bali, Lombok, all over West Oz, Gold Coast to Byron, Bells. Non-surf Travel Experience? India, Asia, […]

Medical Student Corine Bello Joins Surfing Doctors

Nationality: Swiss -Italian   Current Position: Medical student Local surf spot: Aare River Bern   Favourite wave: Ala Moana (Waikiki), Ounta Blanca (Fuerteventura) Favourite surf destination: Hawaii Travel experience: Hawaii, Australia, Florida, California, Cuba, Italy, Canaries, Spain, France Best surf trip ever: Fuerteventura Worst surf trip ever: Surf trips cannot be bad… 😉 Best advice […]

Surfing Doctors and Indo Surf Travel Insurance Collab.

The Surfing Doctors are stoked to be involved with Peter Neely, the author of Indo Surf and Lingo, and his Indo Surf Travel Insurance.   If You’re Going To Indo, Do It Right Preparation and experience are the key factors when going to surf in Indonesia, which is why we’re stoked to announce a collaboration […]

Introducing Dr Hazel Hathway

Dr Hazel Hathway is our latest recruit. She grew up in Dorset, UK, before traveling to Guyana to spend a year teaching maths and science. After this she  headed to Cardiff, Wales to study medicine.   Hazel studied for a degree in Global Health at Bristol university before moving down to Cornwall to complete her […]

Dr Chris Hewitt and the Namotu Medivac

Dr Chris Hewitt was involved in medivac situation In Namotu. We caught up with him to see what went down and what actually happened.   The Medivac I did was for a member of staff who got anaphylaxis from a jellyfish sting when she was swimming one morning. The jellyfish was small and transparent so […]

Hi and welcome to the Surfing Doctors newsletter, June 2019

The 11th annual Surfing Doctors conference at G-land was a massive success, and worth 28 hours of CPD points. The crew in the jungle enjoyed a couple of firing swells and loads of work was done, with everyone getting stuck in with the lessons as well as with pulling in to some sick barrels. There was some […]

A Big Welcome to Chris Gracey

A warm welcome to our latest member, Chris Gracey Nationality and age? Kiwi, 30yo Current position? MBChB 4th year @ University of Auckland, NZ Local surf spot? The local west coast beachies; Muriwai, Te Henga, Mud Bay – will always go for less crowds over wave quality because I’d rather put up with a lot […]