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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Dr Irina Jovanovic

NATIONALITY: Dutch / Serbian CURRENT POSITION: Locum RMO in the Netherlands until I find a job abroad FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Ecuador – many hidden gems & consistent yet uncrowded breaks PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK: Hope to get involved soon! TRAVEL EXPERIENCE: South Africa / Australia / Morocco / Central America (Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama) / […]

Dr Javier Baez

Nationality: USA/Puerto Rico Current Position: ED attending physician  Favorite surf Destination: Puerto Rico, Mentawai Travel Experience: Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Indonesia Education & Work Experience: Emergency Medicine training in University of Puerto Rico 2010-2013, KRMC Trauma Center attending physician 2013-2014, MHM ED attending physician 2014-current.

Dr Jonathan Dow

Nationality:  NZed Current Position: ED at Royal Darwin Hospital, but about to head bush to work as a remote GP reg. Local break: Occasionally tempted by the little right hander that breaks into Rapid Creek, not yet good enough to battle the Box and Irikanji, with bitey locals hanging up the creek. Favourite Surf Destination: […]

Dr Thomas Campbell

NATIONALITY:   Australian CURRENT POSITION: RMO Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane. EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE: DPhil Neuroscience University of Oxford MSc Neuroscience Oxford MBBS UQ BSc Hons UQ physiology and pharmacology Fellow St Cross College Oxford Post doctoral researcher Oxford Resident Medical Officer Princess Alexandra hospital FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: I surf the Gold Coast most often but […]

Dr Anthony Buddle

  NATIONALITY: New Zealander/Kiwi CURRENT POSITION: Emergency medicine Registrar Waitakere hospital Auckland     FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Indo & South pacific, PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK: None yet – Hoping to start on this! Did my Elective as a medical student in Samoa TRAVEL EXPERIENCE: Travelled throughout the south pacific multiple times– Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Raro. Indo […]

Dr Peter Corrigan Acker

  Nationality: American (USA)   Current Position:   Clinical Instructor of Surgery/Emergency Medicine    Stanford University School of Medicine, California USA   Favorite Surf Destination: New Zealand Travel Experience: Throughout the US, Canada, Western Europe, Central America, South + SE Asia, Polynesia and Oceania, and a little dabbling in South America Education and Work Experience:  I […]

Dr Callum Swift

FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Ireland, G land, Hossegor PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK: 1 Month working in JFK hospital, Monrovia, Liberia 2 Months working in Magbenteh community hospital, Sierra Leone TRAVEL EXPERIENCE: South Africa / Mozambique / Liberia / Sierra Leone / Morocco / Mexico / Costa Rica / Nicaragua / USA / Canada / Indo / Europe […]