Dr Brendan O'Neill

Sport and Exercise Physician

MBChB, FACSEP

 
 

Brendan is a Sport and Exercise Physician at Axis. After completing his medical studies he spent four years as a Medical Officer in the NZ Army, doing two tours of duty to East Timor.  Since that time he has worked exclusively in sports medicine and been involved in a wide range of sports teams and events. 

He is the current Medical Director for Canoe Racing New Zealand and Medical Director for both the Heineken and ASB Classic Tennis Open Tournaments in Auckland.  Previously, he has been the Medical Director for BikeNZ and Netball NZ, and the team doctor for the Counties ITM Cup rugby team.

Brendan is also involved with Sports Medicine education and is a member of the board for the Australasian College of Sports Physicians and Sport NZ.

A very keen cyclist and part-time triathlete (when his Achilles tendons allow him to run) Brendan has a strong interest in cycling biomechanics and performance.  He dreams of challenging Tony for the Most Outrageous Shoes award!

 
 

Team Involvement and Achievements:

 

Current:

  • New Zealand High Performance Sports Medicine Provider
  • Medical Director ASB and Heinekin tennis open Auckland
  • Medical Director Canoe Racing NZ
  • Board Member Sport NZ
  • HPSNZ Rio planning group
  • ACSP conference organiser, 2016
  • Chief Medical Officer UCI track cycling World Cup, Cambridge

Previous:

  • Tournament Physician Heineken Open and ASB Classic Tennis Tournaments
  • Medical Director Netball NZ
  • Medical Director Bike NZ
  • Team Doctor Counties ITM Cup 2012
  • Assistant Team Doctor Rowing NZ 
  • Team Doctor Wests Tigers Rugby League 2006-2007

 

 

Other team members:

 

Dr Mark Fulcher

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Chris Hanna

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr James McGarvey

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Dan Exeter

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Tony Edwards

Sport and Exercise Physician

Mr Simon Young

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Graham Paterson

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Craig Panther

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Sarah Beable

Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician

Dr Julie Shamlaye

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Simon Baker

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Caroline Stuart

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Noah Whitehead

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Stephen Kara

Sports Doctor