Dr. Zeeshan Arain received his medical degree from Monash University in 2003 and has also completed a Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine through James Cook University. He worked in the hospital system for many years mainly as an emergency department doctor before completing his training in General Practice in 2012. He has always had a strong interest in sports medicine and is currently enjoying his fourth season as the team doctor for the Melbourne Demons AFL Club. He is also the consultant doctor for the Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club and the Malaysian track cycling team. He has worked at OPSMC since 2014. Aside from his work in Sports Medicine he works in General Practice and also teaches medical students at Monash University.
Zee has a strong belief in using exercise and sport to promote health and wellness, and to prevent disease and morbidity. He enjoys seeing athletes of all ages, sports and abilities and has a special interest in treating overuse injuries as well seeing athletes with medical comorbidities and discussing sports nutrition.
Outside of work Zee likes to keep busy. He played cricket for over 10 years for the Malvern Cricket Club before more recently making the switch to competitive sprinting. His other interests include travelling, reading, watching movies and languages – he is currently learning Spanish. More recently he added “dad” to his list of credentials and enjoys time with his daughter.