Sports Medicine Doctors

The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre is proud to have many of Melbourne's most experienced Sports Medicine Doctors available for consultation.  Our Sports Medicine Doctors treat all manner of musculoskeletal injuries whether a sporting injury, a workplace injury or a life injury!  Their goal is to improve your performance no matter what your level of activity is! Investigations can be ordered and referrals to physiotherapists, myotherapists, podiatrists or exercise physiologists organised if required.  The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre also has Sports Physician Registrars available for consultation.  They are experienced Sports Medicine Doctors who are also undergoing Sports Physician training.

Read below for more information about each of our Sports Medicine Doctors.

M.B.B.S.(Hons), F.R.A.C.G.P., F,S,Dr.A

Philip founded Midtown Medical Clinic in 1988 and co-founded The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 1993. 

After 42 years, Philip is no longer consulting with patients, but remains actively involved in assisting with managing Midtown Medical Clinic and The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre while supporting and mentoring other Practitioners.

After internship and residency at Box...

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P., F.A.S.M.F., F.S.Dr.A.
Co-founded The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 1993

Harry graduated in 1973 from Monash University with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. In 1980 he was admitted as a Fellow of the College of General Practitioners.

Since 1981 he has been an examiner for the Victorian Panel of the Royal Australian College of Practitioners. In 1983 he completed the Sports Medicine training program with the Australian Sports Medicine...

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.
Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre February 1994

Con graduated from Monash University in 1992 and became a resident doctor at Dandenong, Sandringham and Royal Children's Hospital.  His two year appointment included General Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedics and Emergency Medicine. 

Con entered the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1994 and became a Fellow in 1997. 

From 1994 to 1996 Con worked at a number of...

Dr Kathy Yu
M.B.B.S., MPH, Grad Dip Sports Medicine, FRACGP
Commenced at Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre 2001

Kathy has been involved with sports medicine since she her university days. She has looked after many athletes, from the young to elderly, able bodies to para sports, recreational to elite and professional. A keen biomechanist, Kathy...

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.
Commenced at Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre February 2003

He completed and was awarded the Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2003 during which time he did additional training and work in Addiction, Occupational and Sports Medicine.

His main involvement in sport has been as club doctor for the Carlton Football Club from 2002 to 2013.

Ben has worked as a medical officer in Healthscope’s inpatient substance...

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, MBChB
Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre December 2015

James McLaren is a sports doctor, aligned with the Australasian College of Sports Physicians.  Since graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Otago University in New Zealand in 2009, James spent a number of years working as an emergency doctor, and also has experience in anaesthetics and intensive care.

With a professional interest...


Zee received his medical degree from Monash University in 2003 and has also completed a Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine through James Cook University. He worked in the hospital system for many years mainly in a major emergency department before switching to General Practice training.

MBBS, ACSEP Registrar

Dr Cardoso is a registrar accredited by the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians. Her previous work experience includes work at the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre (2013-2014) and a fellowship year at the Australian Institute of Sport (2012). Tanusha is the current team doctor for the Mini Matildas (National Women's Under-17s Soccer Team).

MBBS, GradDip(Epi), ACSEP Registrar
Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre July 2017

Matt graduated from the University of Sydney in 1998, from there spending many years working in General Medicine, Ophthalmology and Emergency Medicine. 

Over the last ten years he has transitioned into full time sports medicine, and is currently in the final year of the ACSEP Sports Physician Training Program. 

During this...