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Dr Michael Thurling


About Dr Michael Thurling

Sports Doctor
Experienced in sports medicine and general practice.

Special Interests

  • Sports Medicine
  • General Practice

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub
Morphett Vale


  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), 2017
  • Masters of International Public Health (MIPH), Sydney University, 2016
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS), Flinders University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Adelaide University, 2008
  • FIFA Online Diploma Football Medicine
  • ACSEP management of sporting trauma (MOST) course, 2022

Member of


  • Club Doctor, Port Adelaide AFL women’s team, 2022-present
  • Club Doctor, South Adelaide Football Club (SANFL), 2018-present
  • Club Doctor, South Adelaide Football Club (SANFLW), 2018-present
  • Life Member, Club Welfare Officer, Mitcham Football Club
  • Match day doctor cover for A-League visiting teams
  • Previous match day doctor cover for various visiting AFLW and AFL U18 teams.
  • Presentations on a variety of sports medicine topics to physios, doctors and sports trainers from various netball, AFL football and soccer clubs.

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