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John is a Sport & Exercise Medicine Registrar on the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) Specialist Training Program. After
Dr Ward graduated from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. He spent his initial two post-graduate years working in Auckland before moving to the Gold Coast to work in Emergency Medicine. He has extensive experience in Emergency Medicine and Orthopaedics. He has become a fully qualified GP through the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has completed his Masters of Sports Medicine through the University of Queensland.
Dr Ward’s passion for sports started from a young age. He grew up playing representative rugby union and is heavily involved in rugby league in Queensland. He is the head doctor for the Gold Coast Titans, the Burleigh Bears rugby league club and the NRL All Stars.
Dr Ward enjoys seeing patients of all ages with a focus on the patient as a whole with general exercise health advice, cause and prevention of injuries and the management of acute and ongoing painful musculoskeletal conditions.