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Clinical Senior LecturerStu Thomson image 2020 profile

MBChB, FAFMM, FRNZCGP, PGDip Musc Med, PGDip Sports Med

Email stuart.thomson@otago.ac.nz

Stu Thomson is a Musculoskeletal Medicine and Pain Specialist, and Sports Doctor, with over 30 years experience.

He has been the doctor for numerous sports teams, including the Kiwis (NZ Rugby League) and Blacksox (NZ Softball), was head of the New Zealand medical team at the 2002 Winter Olympics, and continues to be involved with local and representative sport.

Stu has been on the medical teams for numerous events including the Wellington Sevens, World Mountain Biking Championships, Touch Nationals and 2000 Sydney Olympics.

He established the Hutt Sports Medicine Centre in 1991 and currently works at the Motion Health/Sports and Pain Clinic and Petone Physio.

He was chairman of Sports Medicine New Zealand 2010-2015 and is a Fellow of SMNZ.

Stu is current chair of Emergency Medical Services Ltd. He has a particular interest in sports injuries and musculoskeletal pain.