Sports Doctors

Grace BryantDr Grace Bryant OAM

MBBS Grad Dip Sports Sc, FASMF, FACSP

Sports & Exercise physician

Dr Grace Bryant completed her medical training at the University of Sydney in 1978. She holds a Fellowship in the Australasian College of Sports Medicine and is a Fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation.

Dr Bryant is currently a Director of South Sydney Sports and Orthopaedic Medicine and a Director of Sports Medicine at Sydney University on Main Campus, Sydney University.

She is also:

• Appointed Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Commonwealth Games Team, Glasgow 2014
• A service provider for NSW Institute of Sport
• A regional doctor for the Australian Institute of Sport
• A member of the Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee
• Medical Officer for NSW Swifts Netball Team
• Medical Consultant to Bangarra Dance Company
• Medical Consultant to Australian & Cronulla Water Polo
• Medical Consultant to the Northern Cooperative Meat Company

She has previously served as:

• Medical officer for Australian Olympic Team in Atlanta, Sydney, Beijing and London
• Medical officer for Australian Commonwealth Games Team to Kuala Lumpur, Manchester, Melbourne and Delhi. She was Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Melbourne and Delhi.
• Chief Medical Officer Australian Water Polo.
• Chief Medical Officer Netball Australia.
• Team physician Newtown Rugby League Club, Sydney Swans and Bulldogs
• Touring Medical Officer with Hockeyroos
• President of the NSW Branch of Sports Medicine Australia
• Secretary of the Australasian College of Sports Medicine.
• Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney, School of Exercise and Sport Science.
• Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK).
• Served on the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Dr Bryant has been recognised for her long association with elite sports as both a physician and as an athlete. She was awarded:

• University Blues for outstanding sporting achievement in Netball and Water Polo.
• The Australian Sports Medal in 2000 for services to sport.
• The Medal of the Order of Australia for services to sports medicine in 2008.
• The Australian Sports Commission Sports Award for services to Women’s sports in 2004.
• She was inducted into the Australian Netball Hall of Fame in 2012.
• Life Service Membership with Netball Australia.
• Life Member of Cronulla Water Polo.

Clinical Interests:

• Muscular skeletal injuries to shoulder, groin, lower limb.
• Platelet rich plasma treatment for tendinopathy and arthritis.
• Women in sport.
• Education and consultation on drugs in sport issues.

NathanGibbsDr Nathan Gibbs

MBBS (UNSW 1983), Grad Dip Sports Sc (Cumberland College, Health Sciences 1987), FACSP (ACSP 1991)

Dr Gibbs is one of the founding members and part owner of the clinic.

In his younger days Dr Gibbs was a professional Rugby League player from 1977-1984. He played for South Sydney, Eastern Suburbs and Parramatta.

Dr Gibbs is a foundation member of the Australian College of sports Physicians and one of the inaugural Fellows of the College.

Dr Gibbs is a life member of :

South Sydney Rugby League Club
Sydney Swans AFL Club

Dr Gibbs has been the medical Officer for:
South Sydney Rugby League Football Club 1985-1995
Manly Warringah Rugby League Club 1996-1999
NSW State of Origin Team 1989-1999, 2013
Australian Rugby League team 1990-1999
Sydney Swans AFL team 1998-current

Areas of expertise:

Groin Injuries
Muscle / MRI research
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment for Tendons and Arthritis
Stem Cell Therapy for treatment of joint Arthirtis

Dr Jill McDonell

MBBS, DRANZCOG, Dip Paed, FRACGP, Grad Dip Ex & Sports Science, FACSP

Dr. McDonell has worked at the clinic since 1996.

Dr McDonell has been the Medical Officer for:

Athletics NSW 1992 – present (Chief Medical Officer 1997 – 2004)
South Sydney Junior Rugby League teams 1996 – 1999
North Sydney Rugby League teams 2001 – 2003 (shared)
Randwick Colts Rugby Union 1993 – 1994
Sydney Olympic Games 2000
Sydney Paralympic Games 2000
Australian Women’s Hockey team Korea trip 2001

Associations & Memberships:

Australian College of Sports Physicians
Australian Sports Medicine Federation
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Royal Australian College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (Diplomate member)


Paediatric Sports Medicine
Women in sport
Medical aspects of sports medicine
Altitude medicine

Dr McDonell has written:

1996: “An investigation of lateral ankle pain caused by peroneal tendon tears” Paper delivered at Australian conference of Science and Medicine in Sport

BassamMosesDr Bassam Moses

Sport & Exercise Medicine Registrar
Qualifications: MBBS, BSc[Medicine], FRACGP, Diploma Sports Medicine
Professional memberships: Australasian College of Sports Medicine
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Australian Medical Association
Sports Medicine Australia
Sports Doctors Australia

Dr Bassam Moses is a registrar of the Australasian College of Sports Medicine. He completed his medical degree and diploma in sports medicine at the University of New South Wales. He has also completed general practice training and practiced as a GP for 11 years prior to following his interest in sports and exercise medicine. Bassam has been involved Rugby League coverage since 2005.

Dr Moses has a keen interest in treating tendon injuries and osteoarthritis. He also has an interest in the use of Platlet Rich Plasma [PRP] in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.


Systematic review: Annual incidence of ACL injury and surgery in various populations.
Res Sports Med. 2012 Jul;20(3-4):157-79. doi: 10.1080/15438627.2012.680633.

Sporting Teams:

2013- Chief Medical Officer Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs RLFC
2012 Local Medical Officer Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament
2012 Medical Officer Melbourne Demons AFL
2009-2011 Assistant Doctor Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs RLFC
2005-2008 Assistant Doctor Sydney Roosters NRL Reserves [Newtown Jets]