Dr Nikos Malliaropoulos is a Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine based in central London with over 37 years of experience.
He qualified as a doctor of medicine in 1984 from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School, Greece. He then completed a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of London in 1989. In 1999, he received his Master’s degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine from Queen Mary University of London.
He currently practices as a Honorary Consultant Physician in Sports and Exercise Medicine at BMI The London Independent Hospital. Here, he typically sees patients with hamstring, tendon and bone stress injuries, low back pain and exercise- and sport-related pain. He has specialist interests in Extra Shock Wave Therapy, ultrasound guided injections and low laser level treatment.
Dr Malliaropoulos is also a member of the following professional organisations and associations:
- Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK
- Fellow of the International Federation of Sports Medicine
- British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine
- Founding Member of the European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians
He has also been the Director of the Sports Injuries Clinic of Track and Field Hellenic Association in Thessaloniki since 1986. In previous years, he was the Chief Medical Officer of the Hellenic Olympic Team XXVIII in the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics.
Dr Malliaropoulos is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London. At the university he lectures on the management of sports injuries and sports imaging. He has been a part of several publications within the area of sports and exercise medicine between 2001 and 2021.
In his personal life, Dr Malliaropoulos became a UKCC Level 2 British Judo Coach and 5th Dan Balkan Judo Champion.