Dr Annabel Cater
Dr Carter is the Medical Director and Founder of CSOM. Hailing originally from New Zealand, following her medical training there she travelled through Asia to London, completing postgraduate studies in Sports Medicine (The Royal London Hospital, Queen Mary), Osteopathic Medicine (The London College of Osteopathic Medicine) and Musculoskeletal Medicine. Following locum tenens stints in Bermuda she settled here in the early 90s, working with Dr Carol Hammond. She was awarded a Foundation Fellowship from the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (Edinburgh) in 2008, and also completed training in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound through the University of Cumbria. Following Dr Hammond’s retirement in 2016 she founded CSOM, with the aim of providing the community with the highest standards of healthcare in Integrated Musculoskeletal Medicine.
Dr Carter comes from a sporting background, growing up in New Zealand as a keen ‘jack of all sports’, mountain hiker, windsurfer and competitive event horse rider. While in London she was a medic on two Mt Everest Marathon excursions, and since arriving in Bermuda has been the Chief Medical Officer for the International Rugby Classic, and the past Challenger ATP tennis tournaments. She attended the Manchester World Paralympic Games in 2011, the Toronto Para Pan Games in 2015, and was Bermuda’s Medical Officer for the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games, in London and Rio respectively. Shewas CMO for the Island Games hosted by Bermuda in 2013.