Dr Simon Baker

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

MBChB, Dip Sports Med, FRNZCGP

 
 

Simon is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar and joined the Axis team in 2016. 

Simon Graduated from the Otago School of Medicine in 2002. He spent his initial years working in Emergency Medicine whilst travelling throughout Australia, Asia and Europe. Simon returned to NZ in 2006 where he undertook General Practice training. He has been a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and consulted for 7 years out of a large family based practice in Orewa. During this time he became a Registrar teacher for the college and was involved with the training of young up and coming GPs. 

Simon completed his post graduate diploma in Sports Medicine in 2014. To further pursue his interest in this area he made the career change to join the team at Axis as a Registrar.

As a keen surfer himself Simon's interests lie in the action sports and his future aim is to be more involved with skateboarding and surfing athletes of all ages. Recently he has become the medical director for Pathway to Podium through High Performance Sport New Zealand.

 
 

Team Involvement and Achievements:

 

Current:

  • Medical Director for Pathway to Podium at High Performance Sport New Zealand.
  • Team Doctor Counties Manukau Steelers rugby team.

 

 

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 Sarah Beable

Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician

Dr Julie Shamlaye

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