Dr. David Jefferies is a registrar completing his specialist training with the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians.
David has worked with a number of elite sports and currently works with the Sydney Roosters and Sydney FC, recently with Western Sydney. He has previously worked with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Melbourne Storm, New South Wales Waratahs, Western Sydney Wanders and Perth Glory, and he was recently the Chief Medical Officer for World Rugby’s Sydney 7’s competition. He has also been involved with multiple endurance sports including the London Marathon and Ironman.
After attaining his medical degree and a bachelor’s degree in Physiology at The University of Bristol he completed his post graduate training in London. He then undertook a Masters degree in Sports, Exercise, and Health at University College London before emigrating to Australia. After 3 years working in Emergency Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital, he joined the Sports and Exercise specialist training program in 2018. He is now undertaking a Ph.D. in concussion through UNSW at the Children’s Institute of Sports Medicine at Westmead where he also consults part time.