Dr. Danielle Hope - Sport & Exercise Medicine registrar

Qualifications: B.Med.Sci (Hons); MBBS (Hons) 

Danielle is an accredited registrar of the Australasian College of Sports Medicine.

She has a keen interest in both endurance and contact event athletes, with a particular focus on female specific injuries and rehabilitation after surgery.  She has competed initially in state level rowing and more recently in triathlon, competing in both short course and Ironman distance events.  

Danielle completed her medical degree at the University of Tasmania in 2000 and subsequently worked at several public hospitals, including St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, where she completed the Australasian College of Surgeons’ Basic Surgical Training program.

Danielle’s keen interests in sports, non-surgical management of sporting injuries and rehabilitation however, have directed her ongoing practice to focus on these areas as a sports physician registrar.

Danielle assists in the medical care and game day coverage of several sporting events and teams, including AFL, rugby and triathlon. She also assists some leading Melbourne surgeons with an active role in managing the rehabilitation of patients after musculoskeletal surgery.

Danielle has completed a Bachelor of Medical Science and her current research interests involve rehabilitation after shoulder surgery and investigations of lactate threshold testing in endurance athletes.