Search

Speakers

Sports Medicine in General Practice Speakers

There will be opportunity to learn from nationally recognized experts across the Sports Medicine disciplines including leading MSK Physicians and Surgeons in Adelaide. Speakers will include:

Dr Marc Cesana

Qualifications
  • MBBS
  • FRACGP
  • Dip. Sports Med (NSW)

Experiences / Background

  • Team Doctor  Adelaide Football Club (2006 - present)
  • Team Doctor Olyroos (2006  - present)
  • Team Doctor Adelaide United (2006) 
  • Team Doctor Adelaide Thunderbirds (2005/06)
  • Young Socceroos Australian U/20 Men’s football team
  • Joeys U17 Australian football team 
  • Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) and conducts dive and aviation medicals
  • Medical Director for SMA-SA (2013 - 2014)

Dr Andrew Potter

Qualifications

  • Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician
  • MBBS
  • DRCOG
  • FACSP
  • FASMF
Experience / Background
  • Adelaide Football Club Senior Medical Officer (2007 - 2016)
  • Adelaide Football Club Doctor (1997 - 2006)
  • SACA Redbacks Medical Officer (1999 - 2005)
  • Australian Women's Hockey Team Doctor (1990 - 2008)
  • Australian Olympic Team (2000 & 2008)
  • Commonwealth Games Team (2006)
  • Norwood Football Club Medical Officer (1987 - 1996)
  • President of SMA-SA (2004 - 2006)
Sue Caragianis

Qualifications
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Occupational Therapy
  • Certified Hand Specialists
  • Member of Occupational Therapy Australia and USA
Experience / Background
  • Lecturer at University of South Australia
  • Advisor to the Indian Hand Therapy Association
  • Member of Occupational Therapy Australia and USA
  • Member of Australian Hand Therapy Association
  • Previously worked in the UK, Switzerland and USA
  • Specialises in the treatment of hand and upper limb injuries and disorders
Dr Elizabeth Clisby

Qualifications
  • MBBS
  • FRACGP
  • Dip in Sport Medicine, University of London
Experience / Background
  • Fellowship of RACGP
  • Fellowship of Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Previous Medical Officer for Port Magpies, Australian Opals and Adelaide Thunderbirds
  • Chair Drugs in Sport, SMA (2001 - 2008)
  • President of SMA-SA (2007 - 2008)
  • Medical Director SMA-SA (2009 - 2012)
Nigel Rowe

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science, Podiatry
  • Bachelor of Engineering
Experience / Background
  • Principal Podiatrist and Principal Practitioner SPORTSMED SA
  • 20 years experience assisting elite athletes across a variety of sporting codes
  • Lecturer Post Graduate Sports / Orthopaedic Physiotherapy, UniSA
  • Lecturer Undergraduate Podiatry, UniSA
  • Member of Australian Podiatry Association
  • President SMA-SA (2013 - 2014)
Dr Bridget Sawyer

Qualifications
  • MBchB
  • MRCGP
Experience / Background
  • Race Doctor for the Women's Tour Down Under (2015 - present)
  • Team Doctor Adelaide Lightning (1997 - 2008)
  • Team Doctor Adelaide Thunderbirds Netball Team (1998 - 2005)
  • Team Doctor Australian Netball Team (2003)
  • Team Doctor Australian Opals Women's Basketball Team (2001)
  • Sports Medicine Australia SA Branch President (2011 - 2012)
  • Sports Medicine Australia SA Branch Education Committee Chair (2004 - 2006)
  • Medical Officer at Falls Creek Ski Resort
  • Extensive experience working in the UK and rural New Zealand
Dr Steve Zadow

Qualifications
  • MBBS
  • RANZCR
Experience / Background

Dr Steve Zadow is a Principal Radiologist at Dr Jones & Partners Medical Imaging, and a Senior Staff Specialist in MRI at Flinders Medical Officer.

He sub-specialises in Musculoskeletal imaging, including Ultrasound and MRI and completed a Fellowship in the United Kingdom in 1999-2000. 

A member of the Australian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group and the Australian Sports Medicine Association and the author of a number of papers.