Phil is a foundation member of what is now known as Sydney Sports Medicine Centre which was established initially to provide medical support for the newly formed Sydney Kings & Sydney Flames basketball teams.
Finishing his studies in 1975 he worked for several years in community health & private practice at Chatswood. He then spent 15 years as a full-time teacher in the NSW Podiatry Course conducted by TAFE eventually becoming Head of Division. During this period he was the recipient of a NSW Government Project Fellowship which permitted him to study in the USA. He also acquired a Bachelor of Education & Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry).
During the 1980’s he consulted part-time in private practice in Cronulla. In 1990 he left teaching and commenced practicing at Narrabeen Sports Medicine Centre and further developed his practices at Cronulla Family & Sports Medicine Centre & Sydney Sports Medicine Centre. Phil continues a more than 25 year involvement with Canterbury Bulldogs RLFC & has seen St George Illawarra players for 16 years. He has consulted with many of Sydney's top level sporting teams including the:
West Sydney Razorbacks
North Sydney Bears
Sydney Footballl Club
He has over his career served on the committees of Sports Medicine Australia (NSW) & the Australian Podiatry Association (NSW). He has also been consultant to Athlete’s Foot footwear retailer & currently is consultant to Running Science, a specialty sports footwear retailer.
Please note: The podiatrists at SSMC do not see patients for general foot care needs, such as skin, toenail or dermatological conditions.
Sydney Sports Medicine Centre Level 2, NSWIS Building 6 Figtree Drive Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127