12 September 2012

Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic is pleased to announce that we will be welcoming aboard Dr. Peter Barnett as of October 15th, 2012 to consult at ASMC. Dr. Barnett is specialised in paediatric medicine and has a keen interest in sports medicine practice....

Dr Barnett graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1983 and underwent Paediatric and Paediatric Emergency Medicine training at both the Royal Children's Hosptial (RCH) in Melbourne and The Children’s Hospital, Boston, USA. He completed a Masters of Clinical Epidemiology at the School for Public Health, Harvard in 1993. He returned to RCH as Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine in 1993. He has a specific interest in sports medicine and injury management as well as sedation and analgesia. He was involved as a volunteer medical officer atthe Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006. In 2007, he completed a Masters in Sports Medicine through the University of NSW. He has run a sports injury and musculoskeletal clinic in the private rooms of the RCH. He has recently completed a sabbatical in sports medicine here at ASMC and other sports clinics. He is an associate clinical professor at the University of Melbourne and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. His special interests are acute and chronic injuries in children and young people, along with general health issues for children.

Dr. Barnett's details are as follows:

Dr. Peter Barnett MBBS FRACP MSc FACEM MSpMed
Deputy Director, Emergency Department
Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Melbourne
Honorary Research Fellow, MCRI