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Meet Our Practitioners

Dr Ameer Ibrahim
Dr Ameer Ibrahim specialises in non-surgical treatments for Tendinopathies, Osteoarthritis and sporting injuries. He has a special interest in Stem cell therapy, Platelet Rich plasma (PRP) and ultrasound guided injections.

Dr Ibrahim is a Sports and Exercise Physician who graduated from the UNSW in 1994. He has had over 15 years of sports medicine experience dealing with professional and elite athletes and teams across a number of different sports. Dr Ibrahim is a co-founder of Sydney Sportsmed Specialists and Sydney Sports Medicine Centre at Olympic Park.

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Dr Donald Kuah
Dr Donald Kuah is an experienced sports physician specialist. He is the Chief Medical Officer to the Wests Tigers NRL team and has previously been team doctor to the Sydney Kings basketball team.

For his services to sports medicine, the Commonwealth awarded the year 2000 Sports Medal to Dr Kuah.

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Dr Diana Robinson
Diana Robinson is a Specialist Sport and Exercise Physician with over twenty years of clinical experience ranging from elite athletes to the everyday recreational exerciser.

She has a strong interest in conditions of the hip, pelvis, knee, foot and ankle and how issues of technique, equipment, biomechanics and training errors contribute to injury. Her focus is to ensure the safe and effective return to sport, exercise or work for the injured or ill patient.

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Dr Michael Dixon is an orthopaedic surgeon subspecialising in knee and hip surgery. This includes knee arthropscopy, reconstruction, multiple ligament injuries, cartilage grafting, unicompartmental and total knee replacements. His areas of interest in hip surgery include total hip replacement, resurfacing procedures and arthroscopy.

He has published in peer review journals including Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American) and the Journal of Arthroplasty. He has a book chapter in Revision Total Knee Arthoplasty ed. J Bono, R Scott.

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Dr Peter Walker is a specialist in hip and knee disorders. He performs approximately 750 operations per year including all types of hip and knee surgery with a special interest in computer navigation, ligament reconstructions, hip arthroscopy, cartilage grafting and revision joint replacements.

He is involved in research in a number of these areas through the University of NSW and continually updates his knowledge by attending local and international meetings. He has numerous peer review publications in the orthopaedic literature and lectures both here and overseas on a regular basis.

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Dr Carmody’s particular expertise is in arthroscopic procedures, and surgery for instability, tendon conditions and cartilage problems, including arthritis. He also specialises in fracture management of the foot and ankle.

His research into spinal cord injuries in Australian footballers was rewarded with the “Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Research in Sports medicine by a Research team” at the 2005 NSW Sports Safety Scheme Awards.

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Dr Matt Sherlock
Emily Smith's sports podiatry repertoire includes elite athletes of NSWIS and other elite populations including the Wallabies 2011 World Cup squad, as well as ultra marathon runners, weekend warriors, Australian Defence Force members and active individuals.
Emily has a keen interest in the barefoot running debate and has presented her evidence-based view on the modification of running technique at a number of forums and within magazine articles.

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Dr Michael Sideris is a graduate of Macquarie University where he attained his Master of Chiropractic degree, after previously completing his Medical Science degree at The University of Sydney.

Michael is a strong believer that restoring health is about taking a structured and systematic approach that gets to the core of the problem, hence avoiding the pitfalls of chasing and treating symptoms with poor outcomes.

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Dr Michael Dixon
Dr Jeni Saunders is an experienced sports physician and Foundation Fellow of the Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Dr Saunders involvement at Sydney Sportsmed Specialists also gives opportunity for members of the general public to avail themselves of her expertise. Dr Saunders welcomes people with back injury and tendon injury to her practice in the city.

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Sydney Sportsmed Specialists

Sydney Sportsmed Specialists are a group of specialist sport and exercise physicians and orthopaedic surgeons in Macquarie St, Sydney. Our highly experienced specialists have worked with many professional teams, national teams and the NSW Institute of Sport.

Whilst many of our patients are elite athletes, the benefits of our practice apply similarly to recreational sportspeople, school children and injured workers.

Contact Details

Ph: (02) 9231 0102

Fax: (02) 9231 0103

Park House
Level 3, 187 Macquarie St
Sydney NSW 2000

Accredited Service Providers
for the
NSW Institute of Sport

Dr Ameer Ibrahim Roosters World Club Challenge 2014

Congratulations to Dr Ameer Ibrahim, Sydney Rooster club doctor, for the 2014 World Club Challenge win!