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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 18 specialists
17 years of experience
Sports Injury, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Rheumatology

Dr James Thing is a dedicated consultant in Sport and Exercise medicine with previous experience as a general practitioner. He has previously worked as a Sports Doctor at the Olympics in 2012, he currently works as the British Athletics Event Lead Doctor co-ordinating care for world-class athletic events including British-based Diamond League athletics, the Anniversary Games and is a tournament doctor for the Lawn Tennis Association. He particularly enjoys a role as pitch-side doctor for Harlequins Rugby during premiership season.

His interests include Rugby and Athletics Medicine, Hand, Wrist and Elbow sports/musculoskeletal injuries, adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), Lower limb tendon disorders including Achilles and Patellar tendinopathy, as well as plantar fasciitis, non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis (particularly knee, hip and hand/wrist) and diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections.

Dr Thing undertakes a weekly NHS diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound list at the Royal London Hospital (Barts Health).

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 9 specialists
14 years of experience
Exercise Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Rheumatology + 1 more

Dr Ajai Seth is an experienced London-based consultant in sport, exercise, and rehabilitation medicine. He specialises in the following areas:

  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Running mechanics
  • Racket sport injuries
  • Football and rugby injuries
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Groin pain

He has extensive experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging diagnostics, shock wave therapy, and therapeutic injections, such as steroid, high volume, PRP, and prolotherapy.

Dr Seth works as part of a multidisciplinary team that delivers compassionate, personalised care. He believes that having the right diagnosis from the start is critical to providing the best care for patients and that physical activity is the best form of rehabilitation.

Dr Seth is a member of the Lawn Tennis Association's (LTA) medical team and is the president of The Royal Society of Medicine, Sports Medicine. He is also on the executive board of the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) and is the Clinical Chairman of Circle Integrated Care, the UK's largest integrated health provider. Additionally, he works for the Ministry of Defence at Headley Court DMRC.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 2 specialists
16 years of experience
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Exercise Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr George Bownes is a sports enthusiast and endurance athlete who has completed numerous marathons, ultras, Ironmans and multi-day stage races whose own understanding of injuries can has enriched his work as a Physician. He has worked extensively within Military rehabilitation units around the UK including the Defence Military Rehabilitation Centres in Headley Court and Standford Hall leading a wide ranging multi-disciplinary team in rehabilitating complex musculoskeletal injuries.

Dr Bownes has previously worked with Premiership Football Clubs (Chelsea and Southampton), the English Institute of Sport working with British Olympic Athletes and British Skeleton who won 3 medals including Gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics. He currently works as Lead Doctor at Harlequins Rugby Club and as a Tournament Physician at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon for The Championships.

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Pain Management
Recommended by 2 specialists
23 years of experience
Anaesthetics, Neuromodulation, Regenerative Medicine + 2 more

Dr Ramaswamy is a consultant in Anaesthesia, Pain Management, and Neuromodulation at St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital, where he is also the clinical lead for in-patient pain management. Dr Ramaswamy has extensive experience managing acute and chronic pain conditions such as back pain, neck pain, post-surgical pain, chronic musculoskeletal (such as Fibromyalgia), neuropathic pain, headache, facial pain, abdomen-pelvic pain, sports injury, whiplash injury, and cancer pain.

He provides simple and complex pain procedures including cervical and lumbar facet joint/medial branch injections, epidural/root block, radiofrequency treatment of medial branches/nerve roots (all spinal levels) or peripheral nerves, and splanchnic nerve stimulation. His intervention experience ranges from X-ray guided to ultrasound interventions and for a variety of general and orthopaedic anaesthetic procedures, with particular expertise in ultrasound-guided nerve blocks such as nerve catheter insertion.

 Dr. Ramaswamy develops a treatment plan based on a patient's individual needs and preferences. He believes in educating patients about their condition and advising them on self-management techniques that patients can use long-term. He also provides advice on pain medications and pain interventions as needed. Dr Ramaswamy works closely with a multi-disciplinary team including orthopaedic surgeons and physiotherapists to provide his patients with the best treatment available.

Dr Ramaswamy received his MD in Anaesthesia (Medal Scholar) from PGIMER, India before earning his certificate of Specialist Training in Anaesthesia and Pain Management in the UK. He then went on to complete an Advanced Pain Fellowship at Imperial Healthcare in London. Dr Ramaswamy has also trained in medicolegal report writing and is familiar with civil procedure protocols such as CPR Part 35 and the PD 35 protocol. He has report writing experience and can provide detailed insights into causality, prognosis, assessing capacity to work, understanding specific roles, assessing ability to function, and commenting on the prospect of achieving pain relief. He can provide medicolegal appointments at short notice and produce a report in a timely manner. He sees patients for personal injury and criminal negligence claims.

Dr Ramaswamy has an interest in medical education and is the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education Lead at Queen Mary University of London and Bart's Health. He is also an honorary visiting senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and the course director of the MSc in Pain Management.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 5 specialists
27 years of experience
Exercise Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith, Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, works in several private practices in London including the Wellington Hospital, HCA at the Shard, and The Platinum Medical Centre. She has her own practice as well - Sportdoc London Limited. She is highly specialised in the treatment of sports injury, with a special focus on hip and groin conditions (such as FAI), and undiagnosed problems.

Dr Spencer-Smith graduated from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1995 and went on to train in sports medicine from the University Of Bath. Her experience has earned her an excellent reputation and allowed her to work alongside Paralympians and Olympians, as well as the ordinary sportsperson. She was appointed a ports Physician at the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2002 Commonwealth Games. She has worked with the athletes for the GB rowing, track and field sports, marathon, endurance, and outdoor adventure.

Dr Spencer-Smith is an active teacher, having developed an MSc at Bangor University. She often lectures and presents at conferences and on the TV. She is also a marathon runner and triathlete and uses her own experience to empathise with the frustrations of injury in sport.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 9 specialists
18 years of experience
Exercise Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr Robin Chatterjee is a consultant in musculoskeletal, sports and exercise medicine specialising in bone, muscle and joint pain with an unknown cause. He is able to treat sports and dance-related injuries and explores the role of sleep, hormones, stress, nutrition, and physical activity in pain. He uses both traditional and cutting edge medical techniques in his treatment, which includes exercise prescription, exercise therapy, injections, PRP, prolotherapy, shockwave therapy, and ultrasound scan.

Patients can see Dr Chatterjee at the following locations:

  • Parkside Hospital
  • London Clinic
  • Chiswick Medical Centre
  • Chelsea Outpatient Centre
  • The Institute of Sport Exercise & Health (ISEH)

Dr Chatterjee received his training in musculoskeletal, sports, and exercise medicine at Charing Cross Hospital, Queen Mary University of London, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and Hammersmith Hospital. He worked as a GP in emergency medicine, anaesthesia, and intensive care medicine for a number of years in both the UK and Australia before becoming a specialist.

Dr Chatterjee is the General Secretary of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) and a member of the European College of Sport and Exercise Physicians' research committee. He has won a number of awards for his research into low vitamin D as a cause of low back pain, and he has published a number of articles on musculoskeletal problems.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 3 specialists
23 years of experience
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr Richard Seah is a consultant in musculoskeletal and sports and exercise medicine. He consults at the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH), The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront & Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf, London. He is also an honorary sports physician at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Seah is interested in all aspects of musculoskeletal and sports injury, including acute traumatic injury, chronic overuse injury, and myofascial pain syndromes. He oversees all aspects of the management process, from diagnosis to rehabilitation and subsequent injury prevention.

Dr Seah qualified in medicine in 1999 at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Hospitals Medical School, University of London. He went on to gain his IABSEM diploma and a Master's degree in SEM with distinction in 2005. He then trained for 4 years as a London Deanery SEM speciality registrar and spent a further year as a senior registrar. He has trained for a total of 12 years in the NHS. He is an accredited specialist and generalist and is also a qualified musculoskeletal sonographer.

Dr Seah has previously been a sports medicine doctor at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He has also worked with the English Institute of Sport, British Fencing, British Canoeing and Wheelchair Tennis. In addition, he was a medical officer for the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon for four years and the Wembley National Stadium event medical team for two years.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
34 years of experience
Sports Injury

Dr Philip Batty is a Consultant Sport and Exercise Physician with more than 25 years of clinical experience. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Liverpool in 1987. Between 1996 and 1999, he was the deputy club doctor for Manchester United and then became the Head of Sports Medicine at Blackburn Rovers Football Club. With his years of experience, he was able to treat and care for many professional and recreational athletes at the English Institute of Sport and adolescent pupils at Sedbergh School.

Dr Batty joined Manchester City Football Club and worked as the Head of Sports Medicine between 2011 and 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, he was appointed Senior Team Doctor for England Rugby. Dr Batty is Team Doctor for Middlesex County Cricket Club and Consultant for the English National Ballet.

He was formerly Training Programme Director in the North West, training young doctors in the speciality. He is a former examiner and current appraiser for the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, He was Medical Director at the Isokinetic Medical Clinic from 2014-2020. Dr Batty is currently the Educational and Clinical Lead for the Independent Doctors Federation.

His specialist interests include musculoskeletal injury and assessment, musculoskeletal ultrasound and injections, exercise as a therapeutic, diet and health and rehabilitation from injury, especially in the paediatric and adolescent age.

Dr Batty great interest in Sports Medicine and strongly believes in using exercise to treat medical and orthopaedic conditions. Through keeping physically active by doing sports and dancing can help to stay fit and healthy which is strongly encouraged for all people.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
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Recommended by 1 specialist
20 years of experience
Sports Injury, Musculoskeletal Medicine

Dr Noel Pollock is a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine at Chiswick Medical Centre and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH). Dr Pollock is also an Associate Professor at UCL and is Chief Medical Advisor for British Athletics.

Dr Pollock obtained his medical degree from Queen's University Belfast and later completed his Master's degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Bath University. He was among 8 specialists who were the first cohort of 8 Sports & Exercise Medicine trainees in the UK.

He held the position of Team Doctor for GB Track and Field team from 2006 to 2021 and attended several Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as World and European championships with the team during this time period. He was the Chief Medical Officer of the medical team for the British Athletics from 2016 to 2021 and also was a lead doctor in sports medicine in the London 2012 Olympics Athletics Stadium.

Dr Pollock began his role as a Consultant in Sports & Exercise Medicine at the ISEH and Chiswick Medical Centre in January 2021. In these positions he provides treatment and care for all individuals with musculoskeletal pain and injury.

Alongside his clinical work, he has published papers in the areas of injury rehabilitation, female athlete health, Achilles tendinopathy and muscle injury classification.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
18 years of experience
Exercise Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr Matthew Stride is a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the successful Isokinetic rehabilitation centre in London. Here Dr Stride works with many professional athletes and people suffering from general injuries. He draws on his wide experience to offer patients a prompt and accurate diagnosis and to draw up a bespoke treatment plan for each individual.

Dr Stride specialises in knee injuries such as the repair of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and tendon related problems.

He currently serves as the Club Doctor for Brentford Football Club and an Event Doctor for Sport Relief.

Dr Stride is able to make use of the state of the art facilities at Isokinetic including three rehabilitation gyms, a multi-depth aquatherapy pool and an indoor field. Dr Stride typically follows a five-step process to help his patients recover from injury:

- Reduction of pain and swelling

- Restoration of joint mobility and range of motion

- Recovery of muscle strength and endurance

- Recovery of co-ordination

- Recovery of sport-specific technical movements

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