Dr Steven Whiting
MBBS FRACGP MSpMed
Dr Whiting has over 20 years of medical experience, graduating from the University of Queensland in 1997. He worked in a variety of roles in hospitals throughout Australia before completing his General Practice Fellowship. His General Practice experience has included practices through Tasmania and Queensland, as well as overseas postings in Vietnam, and with the Australian Federal Police in the Solomon Islands. He has also worked with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Charleville. During this time, he developed an interest in Sports Medicine and completed a master’s degree in Sports Medicine through the University of Queensland.
For the past 5 years, Dr Whiting has been based in Canberra as the Chief Medical Officer for the Canberra Raiders Rugby League team, as well as providing private outpatient clinic Sports Medicine services. He has served as Matchday Doctor during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, travelled to Papua New Guinea with the Prime Minister’s 13 Kangaroos tour, covering the Australian Schoolboys Rugby League tournament in 2019, and provided game-day coverage for the WNBL finals series in 2019.
Dr Whiting's sports clinic is open to all sports-related medical issues in adults and children. Services include acute and chronic musculoskeletal injury diagnosis, investigation and treatment, concussion management, injury prevention advice and exercise prescription. He is experienced in the use of injection therapies (including cortisone, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and Hyaluronic acid) and can provide advice on surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
Dr Whiting will have appointments available through Bcerta Australia & City GP Superclinic in Ooralea from January 2020.