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Dr Simon Kim

Sport and Exercise Physician

MBChB, FACSEP

 
 

Simon is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician at Axis, having recently completed his fellowship training. 

Since graduating from The University of Auckland in 2000, Simon has been based in various parts of NZ's North Island, most recently in Wellington, working in both Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He joined the team at Axis in 2018. 

He has an interest in a variety of sports with an attitude of giving anything a go.  He has been playing football (soccer) competitively at senior men’s level, highlight being involved in championship-winning Taradale AFC Premiership team in Hawkes Bay.  He also has a keen interest in skiing.

His research, published in the BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine in 2020, explored the prevalence of depressive symptoms and life stresses experienced by New Zealand elite-level coaches.

 

 
 

Team Involvement and Achievements:

 

Previous:

  • Blues Development Squad Team Doctor 2019

  • Counties Manukau NPC Team Doctor 2018

  • Team Doctor NZ U20 Mens Football team for 2017 U20 FIFA World Cup Tournament

  • Team Doctor Central Pulse Netball team 2016-2017

  • Match Day Doctor Hurricanes & Wellington Lions 2016-2017

  • Match Day Doctor NZ Black Caps 2016-2017

  • Match Day Medical Co-ordinator RLWQ 2017 - Wellington

 

 

Other team members:

 

Dr Tony Edwards

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Graham Paterson

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Chris Hanna

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Mark Fulcher

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr James McGarvey

Sport and Exercise Physician

Mr Simon Young

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Craig Panther

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Dan Exeter

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Sarah Beable

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Noah Whitehead

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Julie Shamlaye

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Simon Baker

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Adam Castricum

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Colleen Winstanley

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Stephen Kara

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Amitesh Kumar

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Hannah Crosswell

Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP)

Dane Baker

Performance Dietitian

Mr Rob Elliott

Orthopaedic Surgeon