Dr Michael Giummarra joins Peak Sports Medicine as a Sports Medicine Registrar in 2018.
Michael graduated from his post-graduate medical degree at Deakin University in 2012. He then went on to complete his internship and residency at the Royal Melbourne Hospital; gaining experience in the specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has since commenced work at Peak Sports Medicine in 2018 as an accredited registrar with the Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Physicians. Michael has also completed a Bachelor in Biomedical Science at the University of Melbourne.
Michael is the current team doctor for the Western Jets in the TAC cup. He is also the chief medical officer for the Vic Metro team for the AFL state academy. He has held previous roles including Chief doctor of the 2017 Canterbury Bulldogs junior teams in the NSWRL, Coburg Lions VFL team in 2015 and 2016, as well as team doctor for the Northern Knights AFL TAC cup in 2015. He has also provided coverage for multiple A-league, W-League and FFA games.
His further studies have included a Diploma in Children’s Health through Westmead University as well as research into the artificial augments used in ligament reconstruction of multi-ligament knee injuries.
Michael is passionate about helping athletes to achieve their greatest sporting potential through safe exercise and recovery regimes, whilst promoting health and wellness to the general public.
He has many years experience with volunteer work for community groups, and in medical education as a teacher at Melbourne University and Deakin University.
To top it all off, Michael also speaks Italian fluently.
He is available for appointments, and also at short notice for acute injury assessment and management - Acute Injury Clinic Mondays
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