Sim Wilkes Joins The Surfing Doctors

A big welcome to Sim Wilkes, who joins the Surfing Doctors. What is your nationality?   American citizen.  What is your level of education? I have two Associate Degrees, and I’m currently working on finishing my Undergraduate degree. What is your current position? I’m currently working as a Paramedic. Where is your favourite wave? My first […]

Thomas York Joins The Surfing Doctors

We get to chat with our latest Surfing Doctors recruit Thom York.   What is your nationality? Australian, grew up on the East Coast of Australia – Central Coast, NSW.   What is your level of education, and where are you studying? I’m a Final Year medical student at the University of Newcastle.   What […]

12th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference

Surfing Doctors Newsletter February 2020  27 February 2020   12th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference When:  22nd May – 29th May 2020 Where: Joyo’s Surf Camp, Plenkung Reserve SE Java, Indonesia   Hi members and friends The 12th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-Land has been finalized, and this is the week-long program. Any questions or […]

Of Big Indo Injuries and the Swell Of The Century with Steve Berger

Steve Berger was inadvertently tagged into a Surfing Doctors conversation recently, and replied to the thread, explaining that he was actually the same 70-year old Steve who broke his pelvis during the Indo swell of the century. He had been in touch with Dr Chapman before his trip, looking for advice as he is on […]

Francis ‘Frank’ McCleod Joins The Surfing Doctors Party

Another hard-charger has joined the ranks, and is already frothing to get involved and to get out there doing the good Surfing Doctors work. It’s a big welcome to Emergency Nurse Frank McCleod from Perth. Nationality: Australian. Grew up in Perth, and lived in New South Wales  for 13 years. Currently living in Cowaramup, south […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Macaroni’s Resort Roster and Availability

For anyone who is thinking of doing a Surfing Doctors stint at Macaronis Resort, here is the schedule/roster for 2019. All info from Dr Eghardt Brand. dr.eghardtbrand@yahoo.com     Macaronis Resort 2019     8 March – 29 March: booked   AVAILABLE: 29 March – 19 April: 3 WEEKS SLOT   19 April – 24 […]

Introducing Medical Student Max Hardie Boys

Nationality: New Zealand Current position: Medical Student, Wellington, NZ Local Breaks: Anywhere in Taranaki, Lyall Bay or the Wairarapa coastline Favourite surf destinations: Lombok Surf Travel Experience: Bali twice, Kuta Lombok once Non-surf Travel Experience: Traveled for 10 weeks around California, France, Italy, England, Scotland with family, as well as Rarotonga and Fiji. Went to […]

Introducing Dr Martin Ibach

Let’s check in with Dr Martin Ibach   Where were you born? I’m Australian born but German/Danish parents .   Education? I went to University in Perth at University of Western Australia.   Current position? Currently an ED SMO at Busselton Hospital and Rural GP Anaesthetist at Margaret River Medical Centre and Hospital (been there […]

Introducing Liam Murphy – The Roaming Pharmacist

Nationality: Australian. Current position: Pharmacist at Perisher Pharmacy throughout the winter months. Perisher is the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere, which means I’m usually snowboarding on my days off. For the rest of the year I work as a locum pharmacist in community pharmacies all over Australia. Recent locum stints have included working […]

Dr James Dent

NATIONALITY: Australian CURRENT POSITION: Junior Doctor, Albany WA LOCAL BREAKS: Anywhere between Albany, Denmark and Bremer Bay FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Gnarloo, G Land  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 some time through Western Europe. EDUCATION:  Physiotherapy […]

Introducing Dr Sean Morrow

It’s  a warm welcome to Dr Sean Morrow from Australia     Position: Critical care SRMO, Mater Hospital, Brisbane   Favourite surf destination: Straddie   Surf travel: Australia, New Zealand, Indo (Bali, G-land, Sumbawa), Hawaii, California, Costa Rica, Brazil   Worst travel experience: Getting stuck in the middle of nowhere on a broken-down bus en route to Bolivia, […]