Education & training
BA, BHKin, BMBS, FRACGP, FACSEP
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification. Sport Medicine specialist provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to prevention, treatment and management of different types of sporting injuries. Area of interest includes sports exercise and medicine, sports injury, physical activity, sports exercise and science, and the healthy performance and participation of Australians in physical activity and sport.