Dr Robert Buckley

Dr Robert Buckley

About Dr Robert Buckley

Sports Doctor
Experienced in sports medicine and general practice

Special Interests

  • Sports medicine
  • General practice

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub

Qualifications

  • Medical Officer, Port Adelaide Football Club (SANFL), 2014 – present
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Notre Dame, Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Adelaide

Courses attended:

  • 2017
    • AFL Doctors Association “Emergency Management Course”
      – Management of Sports Trauma
      – BLS and ALS management SA Sports Medicine Association Lecture “Injury Recovery” SA Sports Medicine Association Lecture “To screen or not to screen: Is screening relevant” SA Sports Medicine Association Lecture “The complicated adolescent runner”
  • 2016
    • MRI Course –Knee MRI – Dr. Jonathan Heysen (Radiologist)SA Sports Medicine Association Lecture “Back pain in athletes”
  • 2013
    • Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Camp – Sturt Fleurieu Academic ProgramMental Health Skills Training – Sturt Fleurieu Academic Program
  • 2011
    • Advanced Paediatric Life Support

Conferences attended:

  • 2017
    • Australia College of Sports Physicians Annual Conference, Gold Coast
  • 2016
    • AFL Doctors Association Conference, SA
  • 2015
    • AFL Doctors Association Conference, QLD
  • 2014
    • AFL Doctors Association Conference, TAS

Formal presentations given:

  • 2017
    • Sports – Head and Trunk Injuries, 2ndYear Physiotherapists
    • Management of Concussion, Sports Trainers
  • 2016
    • Common Eye Injuries in Football, AFL Doctors Conference
    • Recognising Concussion, Sports Trainers
    • Lateral Ankle Sprains, Sports Trainers
  • 2013
    • Asthma Management, Flagstaff Hill Medical Centre
  • 2012
    • Common Knee Injuries, Flinders Medical Centre
    • Approach to Facial Injuries, Flinders Medical Centre
    • Intracranial bleeding, Flinders Medical Centre

Awards & Achievements

  • Australian Team Representative, Triathlon Age-Group, World Championships, 2012 & 2013
  • Olympic Distance Triathlon, Auckland, 2012
  • Sprint Distance Triathlon, London, 2013
  • FUSE Multisport Triathlon team, 2012 – 2016
  • Player, Glenelg Football Club, 1997 & 2000
  • Player, Brighton District Football Club, 1997-2000

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