Dr Tony Edwards

Centre of Excellence:

Axis and UniSports Sports Medicine, Auckland, New Zealand

Medical Specialty:

Sport and Exercise Physician

General information:

Tony is a Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician and established the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in Auckland, New Zealand. Tony is the Oceania representative on the FIFA Medical Committee and Medical Director for both New Zealand Field Hockey. He has previously held the position of Medical Director NZ Football. Tony teaches on the University of Auckland under graduate musculo-skeletal programme and is involved in Sports Medicine education contributing regularly as a guest speaker/lecturer at sports medicine meetings.

Team/Sports/Research/Academic Involvement:

  • FIFA Medical Officer 2006, 2010, 2014 World Cups
  • FIFA MO at 2000 , 2008, 2012 Olympics
  • FIFA Chief Medical Officer 2015 U20 World Cup, Auckland, NZ
  • FIFA MO at U17 and U20 World Cups between 2006- 2015
  • Managing Partner, Axis Sports Medicine Specialists (FIFA Centre of Excellence)

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