B Sc (Med) MB BS (UNSW) PG Dip Sport Med (UoA)
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 and spinal surgery. He is located mainly at The Mater Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Northern Beaches Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital. He currently assists many surgeons across a spectrum of specialised operations for all body parts including knee and hip joint arthroplasty, ACL reconstruction, shoulder anterior stabilisation, hip arthroscopy and spinal fusion surgery.
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.
Dr Thomas Gan with Sea Eagles forward Jamie Buhrer