Dr. Richard Brown
- Sports Physician - Co-Medical Director Qsportsmedicine
Richard is a 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.
Dr. Mark Young
- Sports Physician - Co-Medical Director Qsportsmedicine
Mark qualified in London in 1984. He spent many years in rural general practice in Alice Springs before undertaking his specialist fellowship training for the Australasian College of Sports Physicians at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra. He is currently the Medical Director of 3 National squads (Triathlon, Diving and Softball) as well as one of the appointed Queensland doctors to the Australian Track and Field team.
Mark is interested in the rehabilitation of shoulder, hip and back injuries and has a special interest in tendon pathology.
Mark also has a special interest in Cellular Biotherapies.
Mark is a co-medical director of Qsportsmedicine.
Dr. Daelyn Vivers
- Sports Physician
Dr. Daelyn Vivers (nee Cullen) has recently joined Qsportsmedicine in 2011 from Perth. She has had over 10 year’s involvement with community and elite Rugby Union in Perth, and was assistant doctor to the Western Force for 2010. She was the Match Doctor and medical coordinator (WA) during the Rugby World Cup in 2003. Between 2001 and 2005, Daelyn travelled overseas with the Hockeyroos and Australian Hockey development squads.
Daelyn has also been involved in many other sports such as running, triathlon, motorcross, basketball, swimming, tennis and kite surfing. Currently she is the Doctor to the QAS Water Polo and Hockey Programs and became the Doctor for the Australian Water Polo this year. She still continues to look after community rugby at Western Bulldogs and is the match day doctor at the Reds home games.
Daelyn gained her ACSP Specialist qualification in 2007 and has been the State Training Coordinator for Sports and Exercise Medicine in Perth from then until 2010 when she left Perth. Before that she was the Medical and Education Director for Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).
Daelyn specialises in managing acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries – such as patellofemoral and knee pain, shoulder impingement and bursitis, hip injuries, back and neck problems, and foot pain. She has worked closely with many athletes as diverse as runners and motorcross riders. She also has experience in assessing and managing exercise induced asthma in athletes. At Qsports, Daelyn is also able to perform platelet rich plasma injections as part of the management of chronic tendinopathies/chronic tendon pain.
Sports Physician Registrars (below)
Dr. Chris Thomas -
Dr Chris Thomas has recently joined Qsportsmedicine. He graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006, before spending time n orthopaedic, trauma and neurosurgical units at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Prior to starting specialty training in sport and exercise medicine through the Australasian College of Sport Physicians, he spent time gaining experience in exercise medicine and sports related trauma. Dr Thomas has a particular interest in contact related sport's injuries and concussion. He has been club doctor for GPS Rugby Union Club for 2 years, whilst also performing match day and medical director duties for multiple teams and events. Team/Event Involvement: Yeronga Women's AFL Club, National Women's Rugby Championship, Norths Devils Rugby League Club, Noosa International 7's Rugby Tournament, IRB Rugby 7's Gold Coast, Queensland Reds, Wallabies, Queensland Firebirds and the Aust Schoolboys Rugby Union. Having been a former State and National level swimmer, he has a keen interest in water sports related injuries. He also specialises in the management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal inhjuries, shoulder, knee, foot and ankle pain, as well as tendinopathies and basic fractures. Dr Thomas is actively involved in research and has published in peer reviewed literature at an international level. He has presented talks at local and state level with respect to tibial plateau fractures, meniscal repair techniques, lis franc and syndesmosis injuries.
Dr. Dion Lewis-
Dion is a sports and exercise medicine registrar who graduated from Monash University in 2005 and worked as a surgical resident at The Alfred Hospital. He has recently moved to Brisbane from Melbourne. He has a keen clinical interest in sport and exercise medicine and has treated a wide range of athletes from various sporting backgrounds, including the football codes, basketball, cycling, athletics and gymnastics. He also has an interest in altitude medicine.
Dion was team doctor to the Coburg Tigers in the VFL (feeding team to AFL Football Club Richmond) for 3 years (2009-2011), for the Victoria Metro AFL underage squad (2011-2012) and consulted for Bulleen Boomers in the WNBL (2011-2012). He currently works as doctor for the Brisbane Broncos U20 Toyota Cup squad in the NRL and the Gold Coast Suns in the AFL. In 2009, Dr. Lewis’s sports work took him to Israel, where he was team doctor for Australia at the Maccabiah Games.
Visiting Consultants (below)
Dr. Pat Weinrauch
- Orthopaedics ~ Hip
Dr. Patrick Weinrauch is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip injury and management. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1997.
Dr. Weinrauch exclusively manages hip joint disorders in adults and adolescents. His practice includes hip joint arthroscopy, hip joint preservation surgery, hip resurfacing and hip replacement procedures. Dr. Weinrauch's work is dedicated to the management of athletes, both amateur and professional, across all sports, who have hip disorders and who wish to maintain high activity levels in their sporting interests.
Dr. Jeremy Bartlett
- Orthopaedics ~ Knee/Hip
Dr. Jeremy Bartlett was educated in Brisbane and received his medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1980. He completed his Orthopaedic training in 1989 and travelled to Ascot UK and Portland Oregon USA where he furthered his Orthopaedic Education. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the AMA. He has been in private practice in Brisbane since 1991.
His practice focuses on Sports Orthopaedics including knee reconstruction, knee arthroscopy and shoulder surgery. He is also an experienced joint arthroplasty surgeon specializing in both hip and knee replacement procedures. Dr. Bartlett also has an interest in adolescent and children’s orthopaedics.
Dr. Bartlett has also lectured for the University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement Studies, the Australian Orthopaedic Association, the Paediatric Society of Queensland and the Australian Paedatric Orthopaedic Society as Instructional course lecturer.
Dr. Bartlett is the Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Brisbane Roar Football Team and provides services to other sports teams and schools covering many sporting codes.
Dr. David Hayes
- Orthopaedics ~ Knee/Hip/Foot/Ankle
Dr. David Hayes was educated in Brisbane and received his medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1989. He completed his Orthopaedic training and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1999. He then undertook fellowship training in Adelaide, South Australia and Southampton, United Kingdom. He was also awarded the AOSSM Asia Pacific Travelling Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2002.
Dr. Hayes research interests are directed to knee surgery and hip arthroscopy. He regularly lectures nationally and internationally.
His practice focus is knee surgery, sports injury, joint replacement and arthroscopy including hip and knee arthroscopy.
Dr. Hayes’s other titles include:
- President – Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Qld Branch
- Past President Sports Medicine Australia (Qld Branch)
- Associate clinical Lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedics, University of Qld
- Visiting Medical Officer, Royal Brisbane Hospital
His memberships include:
- Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons
- Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
- Member of the Australian Knee Society
Dr. Ben Forster
- Orthopaedics ~ Foot/Ankle
Dr. Ben Forster is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in Surgery of the Foot, Ankle and Knee with a focus on Sporting Injuries and Lower Limb Arthroplasty.
Dr. Forster was educated in Brisbane and received his Medical Degree from the University of Queensland in 1991. He completed his orthopaedic training in 2000 and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in that year. Fellowship Training was undertaken in Foot and Ankle surgery in Bristol, United Kingdom, Knee surgery in Southampton, United Kingdom, with further training in Lecco, Italy.
Dr. Forster is an Associate Clinical Lecturer with the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Queensland. and a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Forster has a public appointment at the Mater Hospital, South Brisbane and is involved with the Queensland Reds Rugby Union Team and the Brisbane Lions AFL.
Dr. Kelly Macgroarty
- Orthopaedics ~ Shoulder/Knee
Dr. Kelly Macgroarty is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in Surgery of the Shoulder and Knee with a focus on arthroscopic surgery and management.
Kelly was responsible for establishing the first dedicated shoulder unit at The Prince Charles Hospital where he currently serves as a Visiting Medical Officer. He has both public and intermediate admitting rights.
He is a full member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. In addition, he is the secretary / treasurer of the Queensland Shoulder Society and a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Australian Medical Association.
He served on the Medical Advisory Committee at Holy Spirit Northside Hospital from 2007 until 2011. Since 2007 he has served as a member of the QComp medical assessment tribunal. Most recently in 2009, he was elected to the Queensland branch of the Australian Orthopaedic Association as a general committee member. Kelly also serves on the state training committee for the Australian Orthopaedic Association.
He is currently the Queensland chairman of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Kelly is a senior lecturer in Orthopaedics at the University of Queensland. He has been invited to be on faculty at several national shoulder meetings and has been involved in the design of a number of new instruments used in Total Shoulder Replacement surgery.
Nathan Eadie is the Director of Queensland Foot Centres, recognised as Queensland's premier sports podiatry practice.
Nathan's experience in the sports podiatry field is vast and extensive. He cares for many elite sporting teams in Brisbane as well as junior athletes. Nathan has associations with both the Australian Institute of Sport and the Queensland Academy of Sport and he is currently the consulting podiatrist for the Brisbane Lions AFC, the Queensland Reds Rugby Union, Gold Coast Titans and the Queensland Firebirds.
- Nutrition and Dietetics
Lauren has been a dietitian for over 6 years, working in both clinical dietetics and sports nutrition. She started work in Private Practice and in Hospitals and Nursing Homes. She later took on work in a psychology practice to further her knowledge of the psychological impact of food and nutrition. Lauren joined Eat Smart Nutrition Consultants in 2005 to further her passion for sports nutrition and private practice.
Lauren consults on all general dietetic issues such as weight loss or gain, diabetes, cholesterol and lifestyle modification. She specializes in sports nutrition, gastrointestinal disorders and eating disorder patients.