Nuno Abreu Joins The Surfing Doctors

Nuno Abreu Joins The Surfing Doctors We now have a Portuguese General Surgeon in our ranks. Nationality: Portuguese Current working position: General Surgeon in the Lisbon area. Local surf break: I grew up riding waves in Carcavelos and many other breaks surrounding Lisbon. My first wave was near a town called Odemira, in the south […]

Surfing Doctors Conference Gnaraloo

Surfing Doctors Report – Surfing Doctors Conference, Gnaraloo The 12th annual Surfing Doctors Conference took place at Gnaraloo Homestead in the Gascoyne Region on the Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia in late May 2021. It was the first time the conference had moved from its spiritual home at G-Land in Indonesia. Due to border closures […]

Donations Appeal – Surfing Doctors Competing At The SurfAid Cup Bondi

lead shot – Dr Ethan Brooker. Surfing Doctors Competing At The SurfAid Cup Bondi 2021 Donations Appeal The Surfing Doctors have a team competing in the SurfAid Cup Bondi. The event takes place on May 7th at Bondi Beach, and right now, the Surfing Doctors team needs some help with their fundraising, as they still have […]

Genevieve Stather Joins The Surfing Doctors

A big welcome to Genevieve Stather, joining the Surfing Doctors just in time to head out west for their conference at Gnaraloo Station. Being a natural-footer, Gen is going to have to grab her rail. Nationality:  Australian Current position:  RMO at Royal Hobart Hospital Local Breaks:  South Arm beachies Favourite wave in the world:  Redbill […]

Surfing Doctors Welcomes Chester Smith To The Team

Chester Smith, currently an intern, has joined the Surfing Doctors and is gett prepared for the conference at Gnaraloo Station out west. Nationality:  Australian. Current position:  Intern Local Breaks:  Bruny Favourite wave in the world:  Blackmans Bay Beachy  Favourite board: (make and dims) enjoying a 5’7 HS Untitled  Destinations travelled/ surfed: Tas, Vic, NSW, Vanuatu, […]

Surfing Doctors Welcome Angus Ewing, Heading to Gnaraloo

Dr Angus Ewing will be joining the Surfing Doctors at their upcoming Gnaraloo Station conference. He’s a natural footer, but he knows his way around a backhand barrel, so all good there.  Nationality: Australian Current position: RMO Royal Hobart Hospital Work Experience: Medical school elective – Tauranga NZ Internship North-west regional hospital Local and favourite […]

Surfing Doctors Headed For Gnaraloo Conference

As those lucky members, signed up for the 2021 Surfing Doctors Gnaraloo Conference, start preparing for their adventure, we catch up with a few of the new crew who will be attending.  Set to take place from 23rd – 29th April, historically a good time for swell in the area, the Conference does look like […]

Surfing Doctors to enter the SurfAid Cup Surfing event and fundraiser.

Surfing Doctors To Enter The SurfAid Cup Surfing Event And Fundraiser.    The Surfing Doctors will be participating in the SurfAid Cup Bondi on Friday 7th May 2021.  The SurfAid Cup is a tag-team style event that sees teams fundraise in order to compete.   Teams are made up of 5 surfers: 4 of them are […]

Surfing Doctors Newsletter February 2021

Newsletter February 2021 Surfing Doctors Newsletter February 2021       Hi all and welcome to our first newsletter of 2021. Mixed news, trying not to talk too much about Covid, but let’s have a quick peek and what’s happening with the Surfing Doctors for this year so far and what’s to come.  Grajagan 2022? […]

William Hannam joins the team

There haven’t been too many new recruits of late, without the lure of Grajagan on the cards, but that’s going to change soon, and we are proud to welcome hard-charging goofy-footer  Dr William Hannam to the Surfing Doctors team. Nationality: Australian.   Current working position: RMO in Mackay   Local surf break: Used to be […]

Dr Cyril Inauen In Indonesia

Born in Switzerland, and currently working in Australia, Dr Inauen made it to Indonesia, and was greeted by firing surf and a mishap or two. He joined The Surfing Doctors a while ago – check out his profile here https://surfingdoctors.com/3512/welcome-to-dr-cyril-inauen/ First things first, Dr Inauen had to deal with a fairly nasty looking fin chop. […]

How To Survive A Shark Attack with Dr Jon Cohen

When it comes to shark attacks and shark incidents, the news out there is grim right now. Highlighted by the fatal attack at Snapper in early September on a 46-year-old male surfer, there have been 51 shark attacks so far this year. Of these attacks, 17 were in Australia and 23 were from the USA. In […]

What to do If Someone Has A Heart Attack in the Water

A friend passed away recently. Actually, a few friends have passed away lately, but this one was particularly saddening. He was surfing in Cape Town at a big wave spot, and he didn’t feel right. He paddled all the way in, made it to the land, but had a heart attack, and there was no […]

Surfing Doctors Newsletter October 2020

Surfing Doctors Newsletter October 2020 Welcome to the latest newsletter from the Surfing Doctors.We hope you are all well, and that you and your loved ones have all come through this strange year fit and strong. As we aim towards the southern hemisphere summer, as the rumours of international travel swirl around and around, we […]

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 […]

Packing For Indo

Don’t let the headline fool you. We’re not quite packing for Indo just yet. As we slowly start opening up, however, Indonesia is starting to look enticing again. Nias has been pumping, G-Land has been firing, Lakey Peak has had an epic season, and Ulus has been going off. The froth has started, and everyone […]

International Surf Travel Update

Travel is starting to open up, but it’s not going to be that straight-forward just yet, with rules, regulations and protocols coming into play. Australia won’t be opening their borders outbound until 2021.

Angus Jackson Joins The Team

A big, warm welcome to Angus Jackson, the latest member to the Surfing Doctors. Nationality: Australian Current position: Senior resident (PGY3) working ED in Broome, Western Australia. I completed my internship and residency in the Illawarra / Shoalhaven and took this year to locum and explore the country. Managed to score an ED position in […]

Sim Wilkes Joins The Surfing Doctors

A big welcome to Sim Wilkes, who joins the Surfing Doctors. What is your nationality?   American citizen.  What is your level of education? I have two Associate Degrees, and I’m currently working on finishing my Undergraduate degree. What is your current position? I’m currently working as a Paramedic. Where is your favourite wave? My first […]

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 […]