Richard is a visiting Sports Physician specialising in sports, musculoskeletal and exercise medicine. He graduated from medicine at the University of NSW in 1996 and following further study became a fully qualified GP in 2001. In 2005 he completed his fellowship with the Australasian College of Sports Physicians.
Richard is trained in the management of all sporting injuries with a personal interest in the football codes (Soccer, AFL, Union and League), basketball, swimming and track and field. He has completed research in Aprotinin for the management of tendon injuries. This is one of Richard’s interest fields. He currently consults to the Australian Wallabies, Queensland Firebirds and QAS Track and Field.
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A Sports Physician is someone who is qualified as a regular GP, and has then done extensive additional training in the area of Sports Medicine.
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