Dr Mike Frood

Dr Mike Frood

SURFING DOCTORS PORTFOLIO: Public Health/Benevolent Projects


NATIONALITY:
 Australian

CURRENT POSITIONS:
Locum Emergency HMO: Katherine, NT

Surf Bum, Indonesia 

LOCAL BREAKS:
Too much of a gypsy!!

PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK:
Doctor in G-land (several stints)

Island Aid (Sumatra) following Indian Ocean Tsunami 
Sanglah Morgue after Bali bombings

Dunsborough Coast & Landcare

FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION:
Indo for sure

SURF TRAVEL EXPERIENCE:
Australia, End to end of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Morocco

TRAVEL EXPERIENCE:
Australia, lived in Indonesia for several years, Japan (annual powder runs), New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Spain, Turkey, Serbia, Bulgaria, Switzerland.

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:

Education:

BA(English) Curtin Uni 

MA(Ecologically Sustainable Development) Murdoch Uni 

MBBS University of Notre Dame Fremantle 

Emergency Medicine Certificate (Australian College of Emergency Medicine)

ATLS, Neonatal Resus

Other:

Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia 

Work:

Magazine Editor (Surf Time, Indonesia) 2002

Freelance Surf Journalist (Aust & Int’l Mags) 2002-2011

Dive Master (Nihiwatu Surf Resort, Indo) 2003

Caretaker (Caves Caravan Park, West Oz) 2004

Sole Trader (Ultra Bond Windscreens) 2005-2007

Intern & Resident (PGY1-3) Bunbury Regional Hospital, West Australia 2012-2014

Locum ED HMO 2015-current 

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