Dr Sam Hay
BMedSci, MBBS(Hons), FRACGP, GDipSpMed, DCH
Director of Your Doctors and Your Doctors Randwick
Director Fit to Film
Director Fresh Faces by Dr Sam
About Dr Sam
Dr Sam is well known across all forms of media, reaching hundreds of thousands of Aussies every week as a relatable health expert.
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His major credits include:
- Chief Medical Advisor “the Doc” for Channel 7’s SAS Australia Series 1.
- Dr Kiis with the Kyle and Jackie O Show, broadcasting a regular segment on the Kiis network.
- Health expert for Kidspot with news.com.au.
- Host of Embarrassing Bodies Down Under and Amazing Medical Stories.
- Regular appearances across all networks as a health expert.
Dr Sam grew up and studied in Tasmania before moving to Sydney to start his career with the Army as a trained combat medical officer. It was here that he served as the Regimental Medical Officer for the Army’s parachute infantry regiment (3 RAR) and had the honour of being rewarded for his leadership with six deployments – the highlight to Afghanistan as a helicopter retrieval and coalition trauma hospital doctor – caring for injured coalition soldiers and local nationals.
Dr Sam has been a practicing general practitioner since 2005 and is now a director of one of Sydney’s most successful private general practice networks – Your Doctors. Your Doctors services over 50,000 Aussies, where he focuses on a multitude of issues that affect young families aided by his postgraduate training in Sports Medicine and Paediatrics.
As an avid health and fitness ambassador Dr Sam strongly encourages everyone he meets to get out there and start moving. Leading by example Dr Sam keeps himself fit in the gym or in the surf.
Dr Sam is involved in a number of public campaigns and he works closely with various health charities to help look for new ways to educate people in health matters. In 2018 he was proud to be announced as a Life Education Ambassador.
Dr Sam on SAS Australia
Dr Sam appeared on SAS Australia Series 1 as the Chief Medical Advisor – “the Doc”.
Dr Sam on Embarrassing Bodies Down Under
Late in 2013 Embarrassing Bodies Down Under premiered on Foxtel’s Lifestyle You channel to much acclaim.
Mid 2015 saw the Nine Network premier Embarrassing Bodies Down Under to massive audiences nation wide.
Produced by Shine Australia it’s the show that “could never be made in Australia” .
Dr Sam on TV
Dr Sam is a prominent Australian doctor who is rapidly building a profile across all media. He is available to provide expert commentary or opinion on a wide range of medical topics.
Dr Sam is versatile. Drawing on his role as a father to three wonderful kids, a professional background as a military officer, and his current life as a general practitioner. Not to mention his experience with small business as the Director of four general practices across Sydney, that service over 50,000 Aussies.
He has knowledge and experience that enable him to comfortably comment on a wide range of topics: from all facets of medicine, to exercise, fitness, sport, families and kids. Dr Sam has it covered.
Dr Sam appears regularly on TV as a health expert, and joins the Kyle and Jackie O show as Dr Kiis every Tuesday morning. He also writes regular pieces for Body & Soul, plus the popular lifestyle and parenting website Kidspot.
Media & Speaking
Dr Sam is a highly respected and regarded GP in Australia and is available for speaking and media engagements on topics regarding general health and wellness. He is a physician, presenter and media commentator.
Of particular interest to Dr Sam are topics in the follow areas:
- Men’s Health
- Sports Medicine
- Health and Wellbeing
- Diet and Exercise
Dr Sam is a practicing GP at Your Doctors – a new and collaborative General Practice servicing patients in the inner west of Sydney. He also works in the Eastern Suburbs at Your Doctors Randwick.
Both practices pride themselves on their experience and being industry leaders across a full range of healthcare services for all ages.
Dr Sam has a particular interest in the multitude of issues that affect young families, and has completed further postgraduate training in Sports Medicine and Paediatrics to better be able to service his patients. Dr Sam has a particular interest in veteran’s health.
If you’re looking for a practice that caters for your entire family or you simply need some advice on your health, get in touch with one of the practices today. Dr Sam and the team are only too happy to assist.
Fit To Film
Dr Sam can offer your production complete medical support, drawing on his experiences as a GP, military health logistics provider, and his roles in TV. Dr Sam can provide casting medical screening, pre-production medical assessments, ongoing medical support for cast and crew, post-production medical assessments, and travel medicine advice (including vaccinations), and has worked on some of Australias biggest TV productions. He also coordinates a discrete service for private quarantine. Please contact Dr Sam on 02 9797 3900.
If you are wishing to contact Dr Sam in regards to Media and Speaking, then please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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