Nationality: 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 […]
Dr Callum Swift wrote an article for magicseaweed Some helpful tips when it all goes south https://magicseaweed.com/news/first-aid-for-surfers-3-life-threatening-scenarios-and-how-to-help/10403/ 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 […]
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 […]
2017 Surfing Doctors Conference Pictures from the new Surf Doc Clinic at Joyo’s surf camp and some of the injuries dealt to on the trip.
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 […]
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 .
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Roster for 2017 Roster
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Matt (The Fat Bastard) Dobell’s nasty big toe infection that nearly ended his run as Jungle Camp surf guide this September . The toe abscess infection spread rapidly to his groin lymph nodes , and made him feel unwell , putting an end to his usual copious beer consumption! The SurfDocs prescribed a mix of […]
Another Great Post from Ben and Robert Eovaldi Surf Syncope Benjamin Eovaldi DO and Robert Eovaldi www.californiametalphoto.com Your chances of losing consciousness during a surf hold down can be reduced by maintaining good physical fitness and cardiovascular endurance. The moments leading up to a hold down rarely offer sufficient time to gather your thoughts. Quite […]