Keeping you moving
B.Sc. (Adelaide), MBBS (UNDA), FRACGP
WSEMC Since: 2021
Dr Robert Buckley is an experienced Sports Medicine clinician, providing thorough and considered consultations to patients. Whether you are a weekend warrior, elite athlete, or just simply have a painful joint, he is able to provide expert care with a background of extensive knowledge, in all forms of joint and muscle pain.
Robert completed his medical studies at the University of Notre Dame (Fremantle, WA) in 2009, before returning home to work in South Australia. He completed his hospital training at Flinders Medical Centre, before entering General Practice in 2012. Upon successful competition of his GP fellowship in 2015, Robert has sub-specialised in his true passion of sports medicine.
Robert’s clinical experience includes work as the chief medical officer for the Port Adelaide Magpies Football Club from 2014-2020, including work as a game day officer with the Port Power Football Club. In 2019, he entered specialty training in the Australian Sports and Exercise Physician Training programme, and has further expanded his sports knowledge in 2021, whilst working in the AFLW, Festival of Cycling and the Adelaide International Tennis Tournament as a tournament physician.
Robert is described by colleagues as an approachable, thorough and dedicated sports doctor. His interests outside of work include, running, cycling and participating in triathlons.
2014 – 2020
Greatest Sporting Moment
Atlanta Olympics (1996) - Kieran Perkin’s swimming gold medal in the 1500m Freestyle from Lane 8!