Dr Sarah Beable

Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician

MBChB, FACSEP

 
 

Sarah is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician at Axis and the only female Sport and Exercise Physician in Auckland. She has worked with athletes from a wide range of sports and attended the Rio Olympics 2016 as part of the NZ Health Team following her involvement as part of the medical team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Sarah has recently resigned as Medical Director for Cycling New Zealand, a position she held for 4 years, where she was instrumental in setting up their centralised health service. She is also a past ITM Cup doctor for the Counties Manukau rugby team. She has previous experience working with international netball and rugby sevens teams - as a touring doctor with the Silver Ferns in 2013/2014 and providing care at ITM Cup, Super 14 and Rugby World Cup matches.

Sarah graduated from the University of Auckland in 2005 and completed her Post Graduate Sport Medicine Diploma, before taking some time off to try her hand at triathlon full time. Sarah has a background in Emergency Medicine, General Practice and found a passion for Military Medicine in Waiouru. She is passionate about exercise, lifestyle promotion and continues to keep fit and compete endurance events in her spare time. She vows to stay a Hurricanes, Pulse and Phoenix supporter despite her shift north! 

 
 

Team Involvement and Achievements:

 

Current:

  • Health Care Team Rio 2016 Olympic Games

 Previous:

  • HPSNZ Medical Director Cycling NZ
  • New Zealand High Performance Sports Medicine Provider
  • Team Physician New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team, Glasgow 2014
  • Touring team doctor Silver Ferns (netball) 2013/2014
  • Rugby World Cup City Medical Officer, Auckland 2011

 

 

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 Brendan O'Neill

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Craig Panther

Sport and Exercise 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