Medical Student Damiano Randazzo

A young Italian surfer, Damiano is currently a 4th year medical student, and has a 10-year relationship with surfing. He has plans to attend the 10th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-land in June. Let’s get to know him: Where are you from? I come from Catania, Sicily, Italy. What do you do there? I […]

The 10th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference

The 10th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference will take place on the 10th- 15th June 2018, in the Plenkung Reserve, South East Java, Indonesia (G-Land). This is the initial schedule, but this could change at any stage, so be in touch if you’re serious about attending the conference. — Day 1, June 9thh Candidates fly to […]

Dr Eghardt Brand and Macaroni’s Resort – Pt2

Note: Dr Brand put a lot of effort into this piece of written work, and it’s great. So good in fact, that we have split the post into two installments. This is part 2, and part 1 is here.   Macaroni’s 2018 by Dr Eghardt Brand (Pt2)   One day I was asked if I […]

Dr Eghardt Brand and Macaroni’s Resort – Pt1

Note: Dr Brand put a lot of effort into this piece of written work, and it’s great. So good in fact, that we have split the post into two installments. This is part 1, and part 2 will follow shortly.   Macaroni’s 2018 by Dr Eghardt Brand (Pt1) I did a holiday at Macaroni’s resort […]

The New Clinic At Macaronis Resort

Dr Eghardt Brand from Surfing Doctors recently spent a two-month stint at the Macaronis Resort. These images From Dr Brand are of the new clinic being built alongside the central Macaronis Resort building.     Dr Brand – “Maccas resort is in the process of building a medical clinic. The Pagai Foundation and Surfing Doctors […]

Medical Student Dan Sloan

Nationality: Australian Current Position: First year medical student at the University of Wollongong. Co-Director of Little Chilli Consulting Favourite surf destination: Margaret River region – West Australia, Indonesia, Mauritius. Travel experience: Maldives, Indonesia, England, Spain, Austria, Germany, France, Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Reunion Island, Mauritius, Hawaii, USA, Switzerland, Taiwan, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia, […]

Jason Connell’s Elective – Macaroni’s

I recently completed my elective in the Mentawai islands in Indonesia, where I spent a couple of weeks based at Macaroni’s, at the Macaroni’s Resort. I had a great trip – we scored really fun waves with an off-season crowd, and I got to practice a different style of medicine to what I was familiar […]

Dr Anthony Buddle

The New Zealand Doctor who enjoys surfing, as well as the thrill of the hunt Where are you from? I’m from Auckland – New Zealand. How old are you? Thirty-two years old. Where did you study / graduate? Auckland University. Where do you currently work? Middlemore Hospital. What is your position/title here? Fellow. How long […]

Dr Adam Ellerby

NATIONALITY: UK/Middle Eastern Expat CURRENT POSITION: Resident medical officer in Emergency Medicine in Newcastle, NSW. FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Oman, Nicaragua, Canary Islands PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK: Mercy Centre, Khlong Toei Slums (Bangkok): volunteered medical service to the HIV and drugs rehabilitation centre and non-medical work with the orphanage. Dubai Centre for Special Needs: volunteered part time […]

Medical Student Elective – Dr Erik Madsen

Medical Student Rotation at the Surfing Doctors clinic in G-land I’m a medical student from the US in my fourth year going into Emergency Medicine. I’m very interested in global health and stumbled across the Surfing Doctors after a random google search. I got a hold of the founder Dr. Phil Chapman and he was […]

Dr Wayne Shipton

 Australian Current Position: 
Anaesthetist at the Gold Coast University Hospital Local Breaks: Gold Coast – Burleigh, Snapper, Currumbin Favourite Surf Destination: Honey smacks Sumatra Indo. Best surf of my life. 4ft and offshore with 2 mates out! Surf Travel Experience: 
Bali about 6 times, Sumbawa, South Sumatra Non-Surf Travel Experience: 6 months in Canada […]

Surfer First Aid – Dr Callum Swift

Dr Callum Swift wrote an article for magicseaweed Some helpful tips when it all goes south From Magic Seaweed Callum is a junior doctor with a passion for emergency medicine, global health, wilderness medicine, photography and most importantly, surfing and surf exploration. He is a member of the Surfing Doctor’s organisation, who provide free […]

Dr Angus Murray @ Kandui

Angus spent 3 weeks as the Doc @ Kandui Villas. He scored one of best swells of the season but got nailed on his first couple of days. Earned himself 2 and a half weeks on the sidelines and some staples in his skull. Got to watch pro Nic Von Rupp filming for his latest […]

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 […]

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 […]