Dr Bridget Sawyer completed her training in general practice in the UK in 1987, after time spent working in rural New Zealand.
She moved to Australia in 1990 taking up a role with the Royal Flying Doctor Service based in Broken Hill, NSW.
After two years of working in a fascinating job and appreciating the Australian bush, she moved to Adelaide, initially working primarily as a GP until establishing her sports medicine practice.
She is a member of SA – Sports Medicine Association and was president from 2011 to 2013.
She has worked with elite athletes in netball and basketball, both domestic and international competition, as well as with the Australian Paralympic Committee.
She was also part of the Australian team for the Rio Paralympics which she found a valuable and rewarding experience.
Her current clinical role is with The International Spine Centre. She continues to work as a GP with a musculoskeletal focus.