Sports Doctor

The following sports doctors are available for you to see:

Dr Bernie Crimmins

Manningham Medical Centre,
200 High St, Lower Templestowe, 3107
For an appointment, please contact receptionist: (03) 8850 0500

Hours: Mon-Fri (8am-8pm), Weekends (9am-5pm)

  • Completed Medical degree at Melbourne University, 1980
  • Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition
  • Masters Degree in Public Health


  • Began General Practice in 1983
  • Special interest in Sports Medicine and Nutrition
  • Hawthorn Football Club’s Medical Officer for 15 years
  • Medical Officer Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, 2006
  • Medical Officer for FINA World Swimming Championships, Melbourne, 2007


Dr Andrew Garnham, MBBS, DipRACOG, FACSP
Alphington Sports Medical Clinic

339 Heidelberg Rd
Northcote VIC 3070
(03) 9481 5744

  • Medical Director and a business director of Alphington Sports Medicine
  • Worked as part of Alphington Sports medical team since 1987
  • Special interest in dance, gymnastics, basketball and cycling related injuries.
  • Worked with Melbourne Tigers National Basketball League team and the Australian Ballet for many years
  • Works with the Victorian Institute of Sport’s cycling program
  • Workd with cyclists at the 2006 Commonwealth Games
  • Medical officer at the Sydney Olympics (2000)
  • Worked with the Methodist Ladies College elite gymnastic team.
  • Senior lecturer in Sports Medicine at Deakin University (1997 – current)
  • State councilor for Sports Medicine Australia
  • President of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians
  • On editorial board for the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  • Fellow of Australasian College of Sports Physicians, Sports Medicine Australia


Dr Jeanne McGivern, M.B.B.S., B.Med.Sci.(Hons)
Mobile: 0417 577 417

Jeanne doesn’t see herself as a GP, but is happy to see athletes with acute or chronic exercise related medical problems.

  • Worked at Melbourne Sports Medicine centre
  • Medical Officer for the Geelong Football for 9 years
  • Current Medical Officer for the Kangaroos
  • Doctor for Geelong Supercats Basketball since 1996
  • Born in N. Ireland, Jeanne graduated from a London teaching hospital (1981) with B.Sc. (Hons.) and her medical degree
  • Obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 1985
  • Team doctor for the U17 International Rules Squad for two years in 2000
  • Extensive experience in triathlon at a local, national and international level
  • She assists orthopedic surgeons in Geelong and Melbourne
  • She was councilor for Sports Trainer Education for Sports Medicine Australia (Vic)
  • She is also an independent medical opinion on musculoskeletal injuries for the TAC and the Victorian WorkCover Authority
  • Plays hockey at open and state veteran level.