Leading GP in critical condition after almost drowning

Professor Chris Del Mar was rescued by a member of the public on Sunday morning

One of Australia’s leading GPs is in a critical condition in hospital after being pulled face down from the surf on the Gold Coast at the weekend.

Professor Chris Del Mar.
Professor Chris Del Mar.

According to media reports, off-duty lifesavers performed CPR on Professor Chris Del Mar, 69, on Sunday morning, shortly after a member of the public rescued him at Miami Beach.

Paramedics were called at 5.43am and he was taken to Gold