Dr Nicholas Tarca

Dr Nicholas Tarca

About Dr Nicholas Tarca

Sports Doctor
Experienced in sports medicine and general practice

Special Interests

  • Sports medicine
  • General practice

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub


  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2019
  • Sports Medicine for Sports Trainers, SASMA, 2019
  • Sports Medicine for GP’s, SASMA, 2019
  • Advanced Life Saving Level 2, Australian Resuscitation Council, 2016
  • South Australian Sports Medicine Association conference, 2015 and 2018
  • Advanced Life Saving Level 1, Australian Resuscitation Council, 2015
  • Medicine (MD), Flinders University, 2014
  • Honours in Science, Flinders University, 2009
  • Bachelor of Medical Science, Flinders University, 2008

Member of


  • Club Doctor, Port Adelaide Football Club (SANFL), 2021 – present
  • Club Doctor, West Adelaide Football Club (SANFL), 2020 season
  • General Practice, Hawthorn, 2018 – present

Practitioner Blog

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in Australia regarding surgery for degenerative tears of the medial meniscus. Critics cite epidemiological studies to
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