Dr Van Dyk originally completed her medical degree at Monash University and went on to work at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne gaining experience in emergency medicine and trauma.
Carlee is currently the Doctor for the Australian Diamonds Netball team (since 2018) and the Collingwood Magpies, and was the Doctor for the inaugural Richmond FC AFLW team for 2020. She’s also worked extensively in Australian Rules Football, with Geelong Football Club VFL (2016-17) and Carlton AFLW (2018). Through this she has developed experience in concussion management, and recently presented a seminar at the Netball World Cup on the best practice management of concussion in Netball.
Carlee also has a great love for Winter Sports, and in 2019 was fortunate enough to complete a ski season in Chamonix, France, where she undertook a Wilderness Medicine on Skis training course. She was the Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Youth Winter Olympic team in January 2020, and thoroughly enjoyed her time developing further skills in an alpine environment.
Additionally, Carlee is the Chief Medical Officer for Softball Australia, assisting in preparing the team for the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers. She has also worked in elite soccer, providing match day coverage in the A-League and she spent the 2016 season with Melbourne City’s premiership winning women’s team.
Working as a Medical Advisor to WorkSafe Victoria and TAC has given Carlee a sound understanding of the unique challenges for patients when returning to work. She is a volunteer mentor with Fitted For Work, which helps under privileged women re-enter the workforce and is the Victorian Ambassador for 10×10 Philanthropy, which supports grass roots charities by combining fundraising with social engagements for young professionals.Carlee has a great passion for physical activity, especially mountain biking. She trained and worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor whilst studying at university and enjoys integrating appropriate physical activity into treatment plans for both rehabilitation and general health. Availability: Wednesday at Elite Akademy Parkville.You do NOT require a GP referral to see Carlee.
A big week at the Uni Nationals for Melb University
It certainly was a big week at the University Nationals in Perth, Australia. Solid work by the sports med team to help our athletes. We supported 230 athletes in Australia’s biggest sporting event (5000+ athletes Read more…