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Dane Vishnubala - Team Doctor

From: York, England

Dr. Dane Vishnubala enters his third season with Great Britain Basketball as the Men's Senior Team Doctor. In this role Dr. Vishubala works with the other members of the sports medicine and science department to ensure our players are fit and healthy. The role is as much about injury prevention as it is treatment.

Outside of GB Basketball, Dane is an NHS Sport and Exercise Medicine Doctor working with a range of organisations including England Basketball, York City FC, York City Knights RL, and the Football Association.

Vishnubala originally qualified as a GP and completed his post graduated diploma in Sports Medicine at Nottingham University before joining the NHS training programme and gaining membership to the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM). Visnhnubala also holds a Medical Degree (MBBS) from Hull York Medical School, a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education (PGCME) from Cardiff University, and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Vishnubala has a passion for basketball and enjoyed playing himself to University standard. He is also a qualified England Basketball coach and held a number of Head Coach roles at university and local league level.
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