Andrew Ekhardt Joins The Surfing Doctors

We are stoked to announce Dr Andrew Ekhardt as our latest member of the Surfing Doctors. An Australian, Andrew currently works at the Prince Of Wales Hospital, New Soth Wales.   Nationality: Australian. Current position: RMO at Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW. Local Breaks: Eastern Beaches of Sydney. Favourite surf destination: Mentawai Islands, Indonesia. Surf […]

Dr Anna Stessel Joins Surfing Doctors

We would like to welcome Dr Anna Stessel to The Surfing Doctors Nationality: Russian Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery, PhD fellow Central research institute of stomatology and maxillofacial surgery, Ministry of Health of Russian Federation. Current Position: Oral surgeon, dentist, implant and reconstructive surgery specialist. Local Surf Spots: In Moscow, there is no ocean, so […]

Surfing Doctors Welcomes Davin Clarke

Our latest member is Irish-born surfer and Doctor Davin Clarke. Welcome to The Surfing Doctors.   Davin: I’m a 28-year-old UK trained Doctor with an interest in Emergency Medicine. I started surfing in Ireland where I grew up when I was 17/18 and didn’t really appreciate how good the waves were at the time. I […]

A Warm Welcome To Angus Loraine

It’s a big welcome to Australian surfer and Doctor Angus Loraine, who recently joined the Surfing Doctors. Nationality: Australian Current Position: Intensive care PHO Local Surf Spots: South Stradbroke, Gold Coast Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast Casuarina, Northern NSW. Favourite Surf Destination: Anywhere north of Newcastle and South of Gold Coast. An amazing piece of coastline. […]

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 […]

Swiss Surfer Dr James Geiger Joins Surfing Doctors

We would like to welcome Dr James Geiger to the Surfing Doctors organisation. Hailing from Switzerland, Dr Geiger is a well-traveled for a land-locked surfer and we look forward to working with him in the future. Name: James Geiger Nationality: Swiss Current Position: Resident in Gynecology and oncoplastic surgery at University hospital Basel, Switzerland Favourite […]

Dr David Mulder Joins The Team

It’s a hearty welcome to Dr David Mulder, a natural-footed charger currently based in Newcastle. Profile: Dr Mulder is a PGY2 resident currently working in Newcastle, Current plans and goals? I’m not sure what direction I’ll head in long term so taking next year to locum, travel, surf and maybe find some direction. Surfing background […]

New Zealander Dr Jeremy Wild Joins The Team

With Cloudbreak and John John Florence listed as his favourites, Dr Wild tells us a little about himself. Name: Dr Jeremy Wild Nationality: New Zealand (Kiwi) Current Position: Surgical Registrar, Tauranga Hospital, New Zealand Local breaks: Tay Street, Matakana Island Surf travel experience: Fiji, Maldives , Philippines, Bali, Nusa Lembongan, California, Sri Lanka, Australia, Costa […]

Warm Welcome To Welsh Surfer and Doctor Josh Davies

A big welcome to a hardcore and well-traveled surfer Dr Joshua Davies   Nationality Welsh Current Position: Locum SHO in Cornwall, UK Local breaks: Droskyn/Porthtowan/Godrevy Surf Travel Experience: Bali, Lombok, Sri Lanka, Mexico, France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco and the Western Sahara. Education: Ysgol Uwchradd Tregaron. University of Bristol – BSC Anatomy and Medicine. Who is […]

Welcome To Dr Cyril Inauen

A big welcome to latest member Swiss surfer and Doctor Cyril Inauen Name: Cyril Inauen Nationality: Swiss Current Position: Fellow in knee and hip surgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth Favourite Surf Destination: Indonesia Travel Experience: France, Spain, Italy, Canaries, Morocco, Namibia, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, El Salvador, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia Education […]

Welcome to Dr Yann Caussé

A French ENT Surgeon joins the gang! Name: Caussé First name: Yann Age: 30 years   Nationality: French   Job: ENT surgeon     Origin: Guadeloupe (French West Indies)   Current place of residence : Montpellier (South France)   Local surf spot: Petit Havre, Guadeloupe (French West Indies)   Favorite surf destination spot: Indonesia   […]

Callum Peet Joins In!

A big and warm welcome to Dr Callum Peet! Nationality: Australian Current Position: RMO Bunbury ED. Local surf spot: Anywhere South West. Favourite surf destination: Sumatra. Travel experience: Gap year in Med School around the world but limited surfing. Few Bali/Lembongan/Lombok trips. Sri Lanka. Best surf trip ever: Simuelue. Worst surf trip ever: Few long […]

Introducing Dr Gerhard Erasmus

A big welcome to South African-born Dr Gerhard Erasmus   Tell us a bit about yourself. I was born a Saffa, now an Aussie.   What is you education and work experience? I was raised and studied in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town. I worked up and down the South African coast for a bit. I […]

Dr Chapman Charging At G-Land

This is Surfing Doctors Founder Dr Phil Chapman charging at G-Land. This is why we have the annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-Land. This year it’ll be from May 3rd- 8th. Reach out if you want to attend.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

… and Dr Alex Hoediono follows his brother to the Surfing Doctors team.

Introducing Dr. Alex Hoediono We welcome Dr. Alex Hoediono and his brother Dr. Nikolas Hoediono to the team. Tell us a bit about yourself, Alex? I’m the less talented brother. What is your education and work experience? Studied in Queensland. This is my second year working in Sydney. What is your current position? RMO Where […]

Dr Nikolas Hoediono Joins The Team…

Introducing Dr Nikolas Hoediono We welcome Dr. Nikolas Hoediono and his brother Dr. Alex Hoediono to the team. Tell us a bit about yourself, Nick? I’m originally from a pretty boring town in Ontario, Canada. Despite being dealt this privileged yet ocean-less hand, I grew up in a family that valued the outdoors and spent […]

A Big Welcome To Dr Jorn Van Der Veken

Surfer, windsurfer, kiteboarder and Neurosurgeon,  Dr Jorn Van Der Veken joins the party!   Nationality? Belgian   Current Position?  Cerebrovascular Fellowship, Sydney   Local surf spot? Currently North Narrabeen and Manly. When I’m in Europe it’s Wissant in Northern France   Favourite surf destination? Fuerteventura North Shore.   Travel experience? Portugal, Spain, France, Morocco, Maui, Oahu, […]

Introducing Dr Raf Ghabrial and Friends Of Nias

A big welcome to Dr Raf Ghabrial, joining the Surfing Doctors. Dr Ghabrial is also very involved with the Friends Of Nias organisation, and you can find out more about it here – http://friendsofnias.org/   Nationality: Australian.   Education:  Medical degree and Eye Specialist qualifications at Sydney. Current position: Now Associate Professor at Sydney University in […]

Dr Rogier Steins Signs Up For The Surfing Doctors

Dr Rogier Steins is a Dutch doctor currently in his last year of GP-training. During his 3rd year of medicine he joined a student organization (SPIN) in Utrecht, The Netherlands, which is involved in surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding and kitesurfing. During this period Dr Steins surfed in France (Biarritz, Molliets, Lacanau, Saint-Jean-de-Luz), Spain (Zaurautz), Maroc (Taghazout) […]

A Big Welcome To Dr Simon McCosker

Introducing Dr Simon McCosker Nationality:  Australian. Current Position:  JMO at Wollongong Hospital. Favourite surf spot:  Potholes or Aussie Pipe!  Favourite surf destination:  Undecided (too many places I have yet to surf!) Travel experience:  UK, Europe, USA, Hawaii, Baja (Mexico), Canada, Vietnam, NZ, Bali, India, Japan. Best surf trip ever:  So far, surfing Trestles as good as […]