Dr Thomas Gan has previously been the club doctor for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
NRL club (2013-15) and Greater Western Sydney Giants
AFL club in their inaugural 2012 season. He was the medical director for the Sydney International Tennis Tournament
from 2012 to 2017 and has previously been the medical director for the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament.
Dr Gan has been practicing as an Assistant Surgeon since 2008, primarily in orthopaedic, spinal and bariatric surgery. He is located mainly at The Mater Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital. He currently assists many surgeons across a spectrum of specialised operations for sporting injuries across all body parts including ACL reconstruction, shoulder anterior stabilisation, elbow arthroscopy, hip arthroscopy and lumbar micro-discectomy.
He completed his undergraduate medical degree in 2004, graduating from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Science (Medicine), Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery. In 2007, he was awarded the John D Mitchell Scholarship to undertake the Graduate Diploma in Paediatrics from the Sydney Children’s Hospital. In 2011, he was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine from the University of Auckland.
He has also completed courses in Advanced Paediatric Life Support (Sydney Children’s Hospital) , Emergency Management of Severe Trauma (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) and musculoskeletal ultrasound use (Australian Institute of Ultrasound). He has published a paper in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine
on the use of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound in stress fractures. He is a member of Sports Medicine Australia
, widely acknowledged internationally as the world’s leading multi-disciplinary sports medicine body.
He is the proud father of two active and healthy children.