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Dr Melinda Parnell

MB ChB (Otago), PhD (Medicine) (Monash), PG Dip Sports Medicine (Auckland)

Special interests

Paediatric and adolescent sports injury, female athlete, knee OA, exercise as medicine

About Melinda Parnell

Mel is a specialist Sport and Exercise Physician. She trained in Wellington and Melbourne, before completing a fellowship year at High Performance Sport NZ, working with elite, carded athletes, from a wide variety of sporting disciplines. Mel has been the Medical Director for Netball NZ and the Silver Ferns team Doctor since 2016.