Staff

SMWeb Staff KarlMcDonald

Karl McDonald

Karl is a very experienced Physiotherapist who founded Sportsmed Southern Physiotherapy in 2004 and is now one of three directors.

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SMWeb Staff Andrew Mackintosh

Andrew Mackintosh

Andrew is a co-director of Sportsmed Southern Physio.

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SMWeb Staff HaydenSproat

Hayden Sproat

Hayden was born and raised in Invercargill and has been working as a physiotherapist in private practice since he graduated in 2009. After several years working at Sportsmed Southern Physiotherapy he travelled to the UK for his OE, where he worked as a physiotherapist in a private practice in the centre of London.

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SMWeb Staff RachelDuncan

Rachel Duncan

Rachel is a very experienced physiotherapist who works part time in our Bluff clinic. She has worked in a large range of practises over more than 20 years giving her significant experience in all aspects of physiotherapy. She likes to use a variety of different treatment modalities to help her patients but especially hands on therapies.

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SMWeb Staff AnnaRankin

Anna Rankin

Anna graduated from AUT University in 2012 and is currently completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She is a provider for Academy Southland as well as assisting with the 2020 Southern Steel. 

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SMWeb Staff SandraCribb

Sandra Cribb

Sandra joined Sportsmed Southern Physio as maternity leave cover for Renee in 2014. She has fitted in really well and has quickly become a very valued member of the team.

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SMWeb Staff AdrianaTobioSilvestre

Adriana Tobio Silvestre

Adriana has recently joined the Sportsmed Team and is based out of the Snap fitness clinic. She was born and raised in Madrid, Spain, and holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer West College in California (USA), where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Her focus is in sports and rehabilitation.

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SMWeb Staff KatieBromley

Katie Bromley

Katie graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2018. Originally from Christchurch Katie is excited about her move to Invercargill after she spent some time training with us early in 2018. She is interested in sports, especially rugby, having been a medic for rugby teams throughout her time in Dunedin. Katie is the team physiotherapist for the Star Rugby Club in Invercargill and runs the physiotherapy clinic at SBHS.

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SMWeb Staff KateSimmonds

Kate Simmonds

Kate graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago in 2018. Kate is a born and bred Southlander, growing up in Woodlands and attending James Hargest College. She is excited to have returned home to be working in Invercargill in 2019.

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SMWeb Staff Ishu

Ishu Bhagat

Ishu was born and grew up in India and completed a Master's in Orthopaedics in 2012. She worked in the private physiotherapy sector in India and the public sector in the Middle East before emigrating to NZ in 2015 where she completed a graduate diploma in Sports and Exercise Rehabilitation at SIT.

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SMWeb Staff StaceyAllan

Stacey Allan

Stacey graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2019. Growing up in Balfour on a deer farm, she is excited to be back working in Southland.

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