Articles By: Surfingdoctors

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 […]

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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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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, […]

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Dr Dillon Myers

Dr Dillon Myers Background I am originally from southern California and grew up surfing with my family, majored in Biology and Environmental Studies with a minor in Chemistry at UC Santa Cruz (surfed heaps – even surfed Mavericks a few times) and completed medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico where I had the opportunity to surf […]

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Dr Ryan Snyder

    Dr Ryan Snyder   Nationality:  American Current Job:  Emergency Medicine Doctor at Queens Medical Center In Oahu, Hawaii Favorite Surf Destination:  My Backyard, Haleiwa Hawaii Previous Work:  Camp Doctor at Tavarua, Fiji Travel Experience:  Fiji, Bali, Australia, Mexico, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Spain, Ireland, Canada, France Other Info:  I love applying my medical […]

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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 […]

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Dr Coco Luna

JORGE LUNA SOLANO NATIONALITY : Peruvian / Spanish CURRENT POSITION : Head os the Unit of Hyperbaric and Underwater Medicine ( OXIEN ). Navarre. Coordinador and attending Physician of the Emergency Service at Home. Basque Country. FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION : South America, Central America, France, Basque Country, Indo. TRAVEL EXPERIENCE : Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Panama, […]

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2017 Roster

Roster for 2017 Roster

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Dr Brandoff’s New Shirt

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James Dent

NATIONALITY: Australian CURRENT POSITION: Medical Student, University of Wollongong LOCAL BREAKS: Hastings Point, black rock: I just relocated to northern NSW for a 1 year placement FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Gnarloo SURF TRAVEL EXPERIENCE: Portugal, Indonesia, Canada, United States, Mexico, Panama, Eastern Australia  NON-SURF TRAVEL EXPERIENCE:  Snow Boarding – Finland, Canada, United States, NZ. Also spent […]

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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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Matt Quinn

Nationality: Canadian Current position: GP locums in rural Nova Scotia and the Canadian Arctic Favourite surf destination: Indo Local break: Lawrencetown beach, NS Canada Travel experience: Bali, Lombok, Morocco, Portugal, South Africa, Central America, Hawaii, California, Europe Education: 2003-2004: BSc, Dalhousie, NS, Canada 2007-2011: MD, Dalhousie Medical School, NS, Canada 2012: Masters in Clinical Epidemiology, […]

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Twan Lugten

Nationality: Dutch Current position: None yet. Favourite surf destination: uncrowded Supertubos in the morning and a long mellow pointbreak for my twin fin fish in the evening. However, my homespot in Holland works for me as well. Surf travel: All over Europe, Morocco, California, Canary Islands. Education / work experience: freshly graduated MD with an […]

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7th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference 16 – 20 August

Plenkung Reserve SE Java, Indonesia   Excitement levels are rising for this years Surfing Doctors conference.  Dates have been finalised, so get onto booking your leave, flights etc and joining us in the jungle for what promises to be a great, informative few days. Below is a brief overview of the programme. Day 1, 15 […]

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Dr Reeo Kim

Nationality:  USA Current Position:  Attending physician, Emergency Medicine, The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI Favourite Surf Destination:  Hawaii Surf travel:  California, Hawaii, Mexico, Central America, South America, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Europe Education/work experience:  UCLA School of Medicine, University of Chicago Emergency Medicine Residency Program/The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, HI Any other information […]

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Dr Jon Cohen

Nationality: Australian / Canadian Current Position: Emergency Registrar, Geraldton WA Favourite Surf Destination: Out the front Surf Travel: California, Baja, Oaxaca, Peru, France, Spain, Canaries, Nias, Bali, Australia Education / Work experiences: MBBS at University of Queensland, electives in Puerto Escondido and Brunei. Emergency training on the East and West coast of Australia. Picking up […]

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Dr Guilherme Henrique Vieira Lima

NATIONALITY: Brazilian CURRENT POSITIONS: ORTHOPEDIC ER Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein São Paulo- SP SHOULDER & ELBOW SURGEON  Assistent at  FMABC University School of Medicine ORTHOPEDIC & TRAUMATOLOGIST Assistent at FMABC University School of Medicine TRAVEL EXPERIENCE: Mexico / US/ Hawaii/ Costa Rica / Australia FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Juquehy Beach – SP EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE: 2002-2007: University : Faculdade […]

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Dr Adam Branoff

NATIONALITY: American  CURRENT POSITION: Emergency Medicine specialist in a rural, coastal community hospital in Florida, USA,  Baptist Medical Center Nassau, Fernandina Beach, Fl FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: I have a passion for pointbreaks, from Northern Peru to El Salvador, to Sri Lanka and many places in between EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE: Undergraduate and medical school in Florida, […]

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Surfing Doctors at Macaronis Resort

Before the Holidays, Surfing Doctors were @ Macaronis. Macaronis has donated a free trip to be raffled off at Margret River Comp in 2013, 2014, 2015 and Surfing Doctors donates back every year to the Pagai Foundation (foundation started by Macaronis Resort to benefit them local community in the Pagai area).  Surfing Doctors also send doctors […]

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Lyndsay Dunn’s Recent Stay in G-Land

Two weeks is never long enough, but G-land produced some fantastic end of season swell. With 4-6 foot days either side of a 7-10 foot day, both the tentative and the brave were rewarded, with barrels and steep faces out the front, and 3-4 foot at 20/20 and tigers.  Nothing much to report on the […]

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