Dr Graham Paterson
Sport and Exercise Physician
Graham is a Sport and Exercise Physician and the co-founding partner of Axis Sports Medicine. Graham has had extensive involvement in rugby medicine. Currently, he holds the position of Chief Medical Officer for the NZ Vodafone Warriors and previously had 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 has been a NZ High Performance Sport Medicine provider and has worked 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 2012 and the Glasgow 2014 and Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games teams and was the previous Medical Director for Canoe Racing NZ, NZ Squash and NZ Golf.
Graham is also involved with Sports Medicine Academia as a member of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Advisory Board and a lecturer in Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine at the University of Auckland.