Dr Andrew McDonald M.B.,B.S., FACSEP, Grad Dip Sports Med
Dr Andrew McDonald is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Sports & Exercise Physicians and has over 20 years of experience in private sports medicine.
Dr McDonald has had extensive experience with professional sporting teams over this time as Chief Medical Officer to the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL (1996 to present), Club Medical Officer to Sydney FC in the A-League (2005-2013), and Assistant Club Medical Officer at the Melbourne Football Club in the AFL (2001).
Dr McDonald has also been involved in providing sports medicine services to multiple sporting events such as the Sydney Olympic Games, Sydney Paralympic Games, and IAAF track and field events.
Dr McDonald has extensive experience in work related injury management, having been an on-site medical consultant for both Qantas and Woolworths, and having completed NSW Work Cover training in the evaluation of permanent impairment.
Dr McDonald is experienced in the use of extracorporeal shockwave therapy, ultrasound guided cortisone injections, platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, and autologous conditioned serum (Orthokine) injections.
While enjoying working with professional athletes, Dr McDonald derives great satisfaction from helping the general sporting and recreational population recover from injury and return to their favourite activities. He enjoys playing tennis, golf , mountain biking and gym training.