Episode 1: Matt Wilkes – wiLderness medicine and extreme sports

Overhead view of mountain in Sicily

Altitude medic and paragliding pilot Matt Wilkes talks about his extreme sports experience

  • 09 March 2020
  • 30 min listen

Matt Wilkes is an anaesthetist, altitude medic, paragliding pilot and PhD student. Inspired after a trip abroad during his second year as a medical student, Matt began his journey into wilderness medicine and extreme sports. Hear him talk about his experiences with Dr Heather Massey.

For wilderness medicine in particular, your wilderness skills are just as important as your medical skills and ability.

Matt Wilkes, Altitude Medic

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