Dr Rachel Taylor
Sport & Exercise Physician
Dr. Rachel Taylor is a Sport and Exercise Physician having completed her training with the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise physicians.
Rachel completed her undergraduate training in the UK graduating from the University of Bristol in 2006. She then spent the next five years working mainly in the fields of Orthopaedics and Emergency Medicine in both the UK and Australia. She then entered the Specialist training programme in 2012. As part of her training, she undertook a year long Fellowship in 2015 at Aspetar, Doha, Qatar, one of the world’s leading sports medicine hospitals.
She is currently the Tournament medical director for the Sydney International Tennis and has been involved with the event since 2013. She is a medical consultant for Sydney Grammar School. In 2018 she was the Men’s Tournament team doctor for the Sydney 7s and in 2017 medical director for the Women’s Sydney 7s event.
Dr Taylor has worked with a variety of elite sporting teams. She spent three years working with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles providing medical coverage for their NSW Cup and U20s squads. She has worked with the GWS Giants AFL team during their inaugural 2012 season, Athletics Australia and the Young Mathilda’s Soccer Team. Rachel is also a medical provider for the NSW Institute of Sport. In addition, she has provided medical cover for events such as: FINA World Cup, Diamond League, GCC Para-Athletic Championships, Six Foot Track Endurance Race, Hurley Australian Open of Surfing and Youth Olympics.
Rachel consults on all musculoskeletal injuries whether it be an acute injury or a chronic problem such as osteoarthritis or tendinopathy. She enjoys and has expertise in treating the elite athlete, weekend warrior or occasional exerciser from childhood through to older age. In addition to treating injuries, Rachel can provide treatment and management advice for medical conditions relating to exercise.
A doctor’s referral is necessary to see Dr. Taylor. Please bring along any documentation that you feel may be relevant to your consultation.