Dr Thomas Hill
- Sport and Exercise Medicine
Dr Thomas Hill is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician. He has been working as the State Medical Officer for the WACA since 2017 and has a keen interest in both elite and recreational athletes.
Dr Hill graduated from University of Tasmania in 2010 and migrated across the country to commence his Medical Internship at Fremantle Hospital in 2011. He spent his early years gaining experience through various specialties such as Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedics. He developed a passion for Sport and Exercise Medicine while working as the head doctor for East Fremantle Football Club in 2013 and has worked across various sporting codes since then. He obtained his Fellowship with the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians in 2020 where he won the college medal for the top ranked candidate across Australia and New Zealand.
He has been working as the State Medical Officer for Western Australian Cricket since 2017 and has toured internationally with the Australian Women’s Team in 2018. Outside of cricket he has also spent time working in WAFL/AFL, Soccer, Netball, Basketball and was the Chief Medical Officer for the World U24 Ultimate Frisbee Championships! He has a keen interest in Osteoarthritis, Tendinopathy, Ligamentous Knee Injuries, Stress Fractures and Ultrasound Guided Injections of Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).
Dr Hill has published research on ‘Prognosis Factors Following Pathological Fractures’ as well as ‘Incidence of Concussion and Head Impacts in Cricket’. He is also currently the ACSEP State Training Co-Ordinator in Western Australia.