I recently completed my elective in the Mentawai islands in Indonesia, where I spent a couple of weeks based at Macaroni’s, at the Macaroni’s Resort. I had a great trip – we scored really fun waves with an off-season crowd, and I got to practice a different style of medicine to what I was familiar […]
The New Zealand Doctor who enjoys surfing, as well as the thrill of the hunt Where are you from? I’m from Auckland – New Zealand. How old are you? Thirty-two years old. Where did you study / graduate? Auckland University. Where do you currently work? Middlemore Hospital. What is your position/title here? Fellow. How long […]
NATIONALITY: UK/Middle Eastern Expat CURRENT POSITION: Resident medical officer in Emergency Medicine in Newcastle, NSW. FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: Oman, Nicaragua, Canary Islands PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK: Mercy Centre, Khlong Toei Slums (Bangkok): volunteered medical service to the HIV and drugs rehabilitation centre and non-medical work with the orphanage. Dubai Centre for Special Needs: volunteered part time […]
Medical Student Rotation at the Surfing Doctors clinic in G-land I’m a medical student from the US in my fourth year going into Emergency Medicine. I’m very interested in global health and stumbled across the Surfing Doctors after a random google search. I got a hold of the founder Dr. Phil Chapman and he was […]
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.
The Surfing Doctors Crew have descended on Graujgan Bay, Java, Indonesia
Dr Ant Brown – Ant scored some solid waves during his 2 week stint in the jungle.
Name: Jason Connell Nationality: Australian Current position: Medical student at University of Western Australia Local breaks: Albany during time-off, Perth when I’m studying. Favourite surf destination: Gracetown Surf travel experience: I’ve explored a fair bit of the coastline between Albany and Perth. Been on one trip to Bali. Non-surf travel experience: Thailand, Eastern states of Aus. Education and work experience: I graduated […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]