PGA Tour Doctor, ER Physician & Chief Wellness Officer and Medical Analyst on the Golf Channel
Ara Suppiah Bio
A lifelong athlete, Dr. Ara Suppiah knows what it takes for an athlete to achieve his or her potential and thrives on creating optimal health in each of his patients. Born in Malaysia, he was awarded a merit based scholarship to study Medicine at Liverpool University in the United Kingdom. 20 years later, having practiced medicine all around the world, he has a reputation for getting quick results and communicating in a simple manor that resonates with patients from all walks of life.
During his career, Dr. Ara has been a physician on the European Tour, multiple European Ryder Cup Teams and most recently on the PGA Tour establishing himself as a pioneer in the fast developing field of Golf Medicine & Wellness. Currently, Dr. Ara is a highly sought after personal physician on the PGA and LPGA Tour, treating an A list roster that includes Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Steve Stricker, Ian Poulter, Hunter Mahan and Anna Nordqvist. He also maintains his position as a practicing ER Physician & Chief Wellness Officer for Florida Emergency Physician and just in case that wasn't enough he has also recently become an Assistant Professor in Clinical Medicine at the University of Central Florida Medical School in the heart of the newly constructed Lake Nona medical city. This varied practice ensures his knowledge remains at the forefront in his field.
In March 2014, Dr. Ara was appointed as the first Medical Analyst on the Golf Channel in order to share his inside knowledge on various player injuries and how they can be avoided and remedied so viewers at home can take the same advice into account in their day to day routines. Previously he has been featured in the BBC series Trauma. Relentlessly passionate about maximizing health and athletic performance, Dr. Ara's first book, "Lose Weight and Feel Great now: The Insider's Prescription to Turbocharging your Life!" was released in November 2013.