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Mark is a Sport & Exercise Medicine Registrar on the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) Specialist Training Program. After completing basic surgical training, Mark spent four years as an Orthopaedic Registrar, before being drawn to Sports Medicine. Mark continues to assist at Orthopaedic operations. In 2020, Mark worked at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), gaining experience managing high performance athletes. His focus now is private practice and helping patients of all ages who want to stay active or relieve their pain.
Mark has provided medical care for a range of elite sports, including Rowing, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Australian Rules Football, Soccer and Netball. Mark was the Rowing Australia Team Doctor for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Mark has a commitment to ongoing education and training. He has worked in multiple clinical teaching roles and provides ongoing education to physiotherapists across QLD. Mark also has a strong research background, culminating in a Master’s degree in Orthopaedics.
Mark's clinical interests include the management of hip, knee and shoulder pain secondary to arthritis and sporting trauma, exercise-induced leg and groin pain and spinal conditions. Mark has an interest in ultrasound guided injection techniques and regenerative sports medicine, including platelet rich plasma for arthritis and tendinopathies.
- Club Medical Officer - Gold Coast Titans (NRLW)
- Team Doctor – Brisbane Lions (AFL Academy)
- Assistant Club Medical Officer - NZ Warriors (NRL)
- Game Day Doctor for Gold Coast Suns (VFL and AFL Academy)
- Medical Officer – Queensland Rugby League (QRL)
- Medical Officer – Rowing Australia
Past appointments have included:
- Club Medical Officer – University of Queensland Rugby Club (2021)
- Team Doctor - Queensland Firebirds Netball Team (2021)
- Team Doctor - A-League Football (2021)
- Assistant Doctor - NRLW State of Origin (2021)
- NRL Assistant Doctor for the Raiders, the Cowboys, and the Storm (2020-2021)
- Medical Officer - ACT Academy of Sport (ACTAS) (2020-2021)
- Club Doctor - University Blues (VAFA) (2015)
- Game Day Doctor - North Ballarat Roosters (VFL) (2015)
- Game Day Doctor – TAC Cup (AFL) (2015)