Dr Tim Wood

Dr Wood’s rooms have enacted a stringent COVID Safe Plan, as per DHHS guidelines, to minimise any infection risk on site.

Dr Wood runs a solo practice which only comprises of himself and his secretary, with his rooms having direct access to the outdoor car park.

We kindly request you if you develop any COVID symptoms, not to attend and get tested. These symptoms include:

  • Fever
  • Chills or sweats
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nose
  • Loss or changes in sense of smell or taste

More information regarding COVID symptoms can be found at: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-public-coronavirus-disease-covid-19#what-are-the-symptoms-of-coronavirus-covid-19

Dr Tim Wood is a specialist in sport and exercise medicine (SEM), practicing in Hawthorn, Geelong and Ocean Grove, Victoria, Australia.

Having completed his medical degree in Bristol, UK Tim undertook his specialist postgraduate studies in the field of sport and exercise medicine in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He provides consultancy services to a number of elite athletes, teams and organisations. These have included Geelong AFL premiership teams, the AFL draft camp, Richmond Football Club,  the Melbourne Rebels and Wallabies.

From 2002-2017 he was the Chief Medical Officer to Tennis Australia and the Australian Open and was a member of the International Tennis Federation Sport Science and Medicine Commission from 2004-11.

He has a busy private practice in Hawthorn and Ocean Grove, Victoria where he sees patients of all levels of sporting or athletic abilities and ages – children through to physically active patients in their 90s.

Tim is regularly involved in international, and national SEM conferences as well as conducting education programs for general practitioners and other allied health professionals including physiotherapists and chiropractors.

He is also an associate editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

He currently has an experienced SEM registrar, Dr Chris Hasenkam, working in his practice.

The practice has recently acquired an ultrasound to assist in undertaking cortisone, autologous blood and Synvisc One injections.

Bachelor of Anatomical Science (Hons), Bristol UK 1985
Bachelor of Medicine, Bristol UK 1988
Fellow of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians 1995
Fellow of the of the Australasian Faculty of Musculoskeletal Medicine 2000
Masters of Pain Medicine, Newcastle University 2002