The latest Surfing Doctors member is a stoked surfer from San Diego called Dr Jonathan Kneib. An Emergency Medicine trained physician, and currently an Ultrasound and International Medicine Fellow at Stony Brook Hospital in NY, Long Island. A well-traveled surfer who has been to numerous surfing destinations around the world, he is soon off […]
We welcome Dr Anne Stephenson to the Surfing Doctors fold. Where did you grow up? I grew up in inland Victoria longing to be at the beach which, alas, was only once a year on our annual summer holiday. Where do you do most of your surfing these days? Thankfully, I now live on the […]
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. firstname.lastname@example.org Macaronis Resort 2019 8 March – 29 March: booked AVAILABLE: 29 March – 19 April: 3 WEEKS SLOT 19 April – 24 […]
Firefighter and paramedic William Bret Webster has joined the Surfing Doctors, and this is his welcome into the gang, and virtual hug. Brett is 47 years old and he lives in Melbourne Beach, Florida. He has worked for Brevard County Fire Rescue for 19 years as a firefighter/paramedic. BCFR is the 5th largest […]
It’s a big welcome to Neil Hunter, an Emergency Medicine Advanced Trainee on the Gold Coast, but originally from Northern Ireland. Nationality – Northern Irish Current Position – Emergency Medicine Advanced Trainee, Gold Coast University Hospital Surf Travel Experience – East Coast Australia, Indonesia (Keramas), Scotland, Northern Ireland, Cornwall Favourite surf destination? Northern NSW. Some […]
A little bit about Octavio I finished university back in 2015, and did one year extra course on Emergency. During uni I did a lot of working experience on the front door of Emergency at public hospitals, what helped me a lot preparing for real work. Then from from 2016 till beginning 2018 I was […]
A big welcome to Dr Megan Dickson, an ER resident in southern California Bio: I grew up on the beaches of Orange County, California with a deep love for the ocean. I spent most of my childhood swimming, both in the oceans and the pool as a competitive club swimmer. I picked up surfing as an […]
Surfing Doctors member Rachael Dawe headed out to the Mentawais for a surf/work stint, and scored the trip of a lifetime. We chatted to her once she had calmed down after her return to reality. Was it your first time out to the Mentawais? If so, what did you think of the place? […]
Welcome to Dr Estrele, who spends her time surfing and working in Portugal, when not on a surf trip somewhere… Where are you from? 🇵🇹 Portugal. What is your current position? Dr and owner of a Medical and Dental Clinic ( It’s a lot of work, believe me… ) Where are your local breaks […]
Name: Tom Pyke Nationality: Australian Home Town: Brisbane Studies: 3rd year med student at Flinders University Surf Travel Experience: Australia (East Coast, South Coast, Arnhem land), Indo, Portugal, Columbia, Brazil Favorite Surf Spot: Yorke Peninsula Local Break: Currently ‘Squealers’ at Yirrkalla, NT. Favorite Board: Enjoying the 9”4 Mctavish squaretail at the moment Favorite Surfer: On […]
Czech surfer and Doctor Lenka Janoušková joins the team. Name Lenka Janoušková Nationality Czech Studies and training Studies: Faculty of Medicine Palacký University Olomouc, 10 month internal medicine residency program Hornická Hospital Karviná, 4 month internship- cardiology department Lisbon, Internship in Semarang (Java) internal medicine department, Internship in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) oncology […]
Where from: Birmingham, United Kingdom Age: 36 Studies: MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma Anaesthesia, Clinical Ultrasound (just commenced) Place of work: Geraldton Currently working between: Geraldton Occupation: Anaesthetics, Cardiac Testing, Clinical Lecturer (UWA and ND) and Headspace Years surfing: Five Favourite waves: Long and clean head high A – frame, Offshore wind and a bit of sun Local break: […]
Dr Angus Murry – this dude – has been getting his fair share of tubes lately. Click on the image to see him get slotted, in large format.
Name: Zack Cohen Nationality: USA Studies and training: B.S. in Molecular Environmental Biology from UC Berkeley Current position: Private Tutor Previous benevolent work: Swim coaching and volunteer tutoring Favourite surf destination: HT’s. How can that place not be anyone’s favorites? Surf travel experience: Indo, Central America, Mexico, New Zealand Favourite […]
Dr Rowan Walker Home town: Lennox Head Surfed: Australia East Coast, Indonesia (Bali,Llembongan, West Java), Sri Lanka, Maldives, Hawaii (Waikiki), France, Spain and Portugal. Work: Ortho, locuming this year anywhere in Australia. Previous Work: Intern/RMO Coffs Harbour, Reg Mackay and Gold Coast.
Introducing our latest member Dr Matthew Greber Nationality – Australian Studies and training – Medicine at Griffith on the GC, Intern in Cairns (wave starved), Brisbane since. Current position – Crit Care SHO at Mater Hospital Brisbane. Previous benevolent work – Worked in Samoa Tupua Tamasese hospital for 6 weeks. Also helped out in Cherberg for several weeks in […]
Introducing Dr Chris Hewitt, just in time before he heads over to G-Land for the 10th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference at Joyos. Firstly, where are you from? Devon, UK Where do you currently work? Tweed Heads Emergency Department, NSW, Australia What is your position here? Resident Medical Officer Education: Bristol University – BSc. Anatomy and […]
A warm welcome to Morgan Skiperdene, on joining the Surfing Doctors. Morgan has been surfing for a number of years, and it seems she likes to charge when it gets a bit more challenging. Her favourite board at the moment is a Tomo Sci Fi. Nationality – Australian and American Studies and training – […]
Dates: 10 – 16 June Venue: G-Land, also known as Plengkung Beach, on the Grajagan Bay, Alas Purwo National Park, East Java, Indonesia. Accommodation: We will be staying at Joyos Surf Camp Any inquiries: Dr Phil Chapman.