Dr Sam Wong

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

MBCHB, BSc/BCom

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Sam is a Doctor at Axis, having previously worked in Emergency Medicine in Auckland. She has also provided medical services to various provincial rugby teams, NZ Cricket and The ANZ Premiership Netball, and in a past life was a personal trainer.

About

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Sam is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar in her third year of the ACSEP specialist training program at Axis.

She graduated from The University of Otago in 2016. Her initial hospital years were spent in Gisborne. Following this, she worked at Middlemore Hospital as an Emergency Medicine registrar before commencing the ACSEP program.

Sam was a keen tennis player until starting medical school but now has a real passion for Ultimate, and a love for the outdoors which sees her scuba diving (she holds a PADI rescue diver license), surfing, hiking and walking her Swedish Vallhund.

Team Involvement and Achievements

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Current

  1. Medical Services Manager - Special Olympics National Summer Games Hamilton 8-12 December 2022

Previous

  1. Team Doctor - Marist Premier A Rugby Hamilton 2020-2021
  2. Event Doctor - ANZ Premiership Magic v Mystics 2021
  3. Tournament Doctor - NZ Youth Ultimate Championships 2021
  4. Event Doctor - Oceania Powerlifting Championships 2021
  5. Event Doctor - Black Caps v Pakistan 2020
  6. Match Day Doctor - Counties Manukau Rugby Mitre 10 Cup 2019
  7. Team Doctor - Poverty Bay Rugby M10 Heartland Championship 2018
  8. Medical Volunteer - Special Olympics National Summer Games 2017 & 2013

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