Dr Graham Paterson

Sport and Exercise Physician

MBChB, FACSEP

 
 

Graham is a Sport and Exercise Physician at Axis with an extensive involvement in rugby medicine including a period as team doctor for the All Blacks 2004/2005. His rugby participation dates back to the 80s and also includes the NZ Rugby Academy, Auckland Blues, Auckland NPC, and Counties Manukau teams.

Graham is a NZ High Performance Sport Medicine provider and works closely with a number of Academy of Sport athletes including Valerie Adams. He was a physician on the medical team for the London Olympic Games and the Glasgow and Delhi Commonwealth Games teams and the previous Medical Director for Canoe Racing NZ, NZ Squash and NZ Golf.

Graham is also involved with Sports Medicine Academia being a member of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Advisory Board and a lecturer in Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine at the University of Auckland.

 
 

Team Involvement and Achievements:

 

Current:

  • New Zealand High Performance Sports Medicine Provider
  • Medical Adviser, New Zealand Olympic Advisory Committee
  • HPSNZ Medical Director Kayak
  • Advisory role and relieving Team Doctor Counties Manukau Rugby
  • Lecturer in Postgraduate Physiotherapy (Auckland University of Technology), and Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine (University of Auckland).
  • Member of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Advisory Board (University of Auckland)

Previous:

  • All Blacks Doctor 2004-2005
  • Team Physician New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team, Delhi 2010, Glasgow 2014
  • Medical Director NZ Canoe Racing
  • Medical Director NZ Squash
  • Medical Director NZ Golf
  • NZ Rugby Football Union Academy 1996-2000
  • Auckland Blues 1996-1999
  • Auckland NPC 1996-2003
  • Counties Rugby 1989-1996

 

 

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 Brendan O'Neill

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