Dr Tony Edwards

Sport and Exercise Physician

MBChB, FACSEP

 
 

Tony is a Sport and Exercise Physician at Axis. He has worked in the field of Sports Medicine for more than thirty years and was one of the first doctors to complete specialty training and become a consultant Sports Physician in New Zealand.

Tony is a long serving member of the FIFA medical committee and continues to work as the Medical Director for Hockey NZ and the NZ mens and womens Blacksticks teams, a position he has held for 25 years. He has previously been the medical director of High Performance Sport New Zealand.

Tony has a passion for cooking and fine wine, has a collection of unusual shoes and is the Howick-Pakuranga Hockey team’s number one fan.

 
 

Team Involvement and Achievements:

 

Current:

  • New Zealand High Performance Sport Medical Provider
  • Medical Director for Hockey New Zealand 
  • Member of the F-MARC research committee, FIFA
  • Member of the FIFA Medical Committee
  • Research interest in injury prevention

Previous:

  • Medical Director for NZ Olympic Team, Atlanta 1996, NZ Commonwealth Games Team 1994;
  • Team Physician for the NZ Olympic Team 1992, NZ Commonwealth Games Team 1990
  • Past Medical Director High Performance Sport NZ
  • Medical Director for Auckland Warriors, 1996-2000
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland, Department of General Practice 1990-2006

 

 

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

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 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