Dr Adam Ellerby
Resident Medical Officer, NSW, Australia
NATIONALITY: UK/Middle Eastern Expat
Resident medical officer in Emergency Medicine in Newcastle, NSW.
FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION:
Oman, Nicaragua, Canary Islands
PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK:
Mercy Centre, Khlong Toei Slums (Bangkok): volunteered medical service to the HIV and drugs rehabilitation centre and non-medical work with the orphanage.
Dubai Centre for Special Needs: volunteered part time care for children living with disability.
East Coast Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Oman, UAE, Canada, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia.
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:
I was born and raised as an expat in the UAE. My medical education and foundation training was completed in Leeds, UK. I am now living in Australia building my acute and emergency care skills in ED and am a budding Sports physician currently in process of joining specialty registrar program with Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Physicians.
Aussie sharks obviously like the scent of British meat as I seem to encounter them a lot here!
ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD ABOUT YOURSELF:
I am really looking forward to working with the surf docs and being part of the good work they do! I hope to give something back to the local communities whilst enjoying a nice wave or two.