Sam is a practicing Australian GP and is regularly seen in the media. Sam has hosted Amazing Medical Stories on Channel Nine and was one of the charismatic presenters of Embarrassing Bodies Down Under. He regularly writes for popular parenting resource
kidspot.com.au, and is the resident doctor for The Today Show on Sundays and the Kyle and Jackie O radio show on KIIS.
A former Senior Medical Officer in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, Dr Hay has been working in general practice since 2005 and is currently a partner in one of Sydney’s most successful GP practices, Your Doctors™. He has also appeared as a medical expert on Studio 10 as well as on radio stations Sea FM and Triple M.
Dr Hay started his military career at the 1st Health Support Battalion with the Parachute Surgical Team – a small scale, highly mobile hospital, able to respond within hours to any emergency, anywhere in the world, specifically by parachute. He found his most challenging trip was to Afghanistan, where he led a small medical team that integrated with an American helicopter based
retrieval team. They were responsible for retrieving injured soldiers from the combat zone and evacuating them back to the military hospitals.
Dr Hay is a self-confessed health and fitness advocate who can be found in the gym or the surf. He is also an ambassador for the Beer the Beautiful Truth campaign.