Dr Samantha Pomroy

Dr Samantha Pomroy

Sport & Exercise Medicine Physician

Profile

  • I am an enthusiastic and committed Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician who has a passion for improving patients health outcomes and aiming to support and foster their sports and exercise goals.
  • I enjoy working within a team to problem solve and deliver health outcomes in a timely manner.
  • I have a strong interest in Rugby, Athletics, Cricket and Rowing and understand the demands unique to these athletes.
  • I have a keen interest in adolescent medicine and enjoy being part of the development of junior athletes at all levels.

 

Career Summary

  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians 2020
  • Waratahs Rugby Union Team Doctor – senior and development squads
  • Previous Cricket NSW Doctor for the Women’s Senior and Development Squads 2020/21
  • Touring Team Doctor for the Australian Athletics Team, Senior Australian Athletics Team (IAAF World Championships 2019 Doha, Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018) and Lead Doctor for the Junior Australian Athletics Team for the World Juniors in Finland 2018.
  • Team Doctor for the Australian Rowing Team, World Cup Rotterdam in 2019.
  • Men’s Tournament Doctor for the Rugby Sevens Competition in Sydney 2020, Sydney Sevens Medical Team Manager 2019.
  •  North Sydney Bears Rugby League Club Doctor 2019
  • Sports Doctor NSWIS 2019-2020
  • Sports Doctor at the Australian Institute of Sport (2015-2018): lead doctor for the Men’s basketball program, Para-Swimming, Athletics and Para-Athletics, Chief Medical Officer for the Australian’s Women’s Volleyball Team.
  • Member of Medical Team and assisted in coordination of the Canberra Marathon 2016, 2017.
  • Match Day Medical Team for Brumbies Super Rugby 2016-2018
  • Lead Author “Intravenous Fluids and their use in Sport: A Position Statement from the Australian Institute of Sport”. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2019
  • 2nd author “The Augmentation of Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Modified Iliotibial Band Tenodesis to Correct the Pivot Shift”. American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Publication in New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine 2014: How sports medicine practitioners manage upper respiratory tract illness in athletes. (co-authors Assoc. Prof. Kieran Fallon, David Pyne)
  • Intern and Residency at Canberra Hospital, Calvary Hospital, Cooma General Practice