Dr Suntharalingam Kulothungan

Sport & Exercise Medicine Doctor

Sport & Exercise Medicine Doctor

Cambridge, CB2 8AF

22 years of experience

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Sport & Exercise Medicine Doctor

Cambridge, CB2 8AF

22 years of experience

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After completing his primary medical degree in 2001, Dr Suntharalingam Kulothungan has worked extensively in sports medicine, orthopaedic surgery, emergency medicine, rheumatology and general practice. He completed his higher specialist training in sport and exercise medicine in Cambridge in 2017.

Dr Kulothungan works as a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine in the National Health Service (NHS). He is also the training programme director for sports medicine for the East of England, and is responsible for the training of junior doctors in the specialty.

He works with several elite and professional sporting disciplines including athletics, premier league and championship football, Women's Super League football, basketball, gymnastics and aquatic sports.

Dr Kulothungan is the team physician for Essex County Cricket team. Previously he was the team physician with English FA Women’s football, and he has worked as a sports medicine specialist at several high-profile international events including the Glasgow European Championships of 2018 and the London 2012 Olympic Games.

He is a specialist in the treatment all musculoskeletal and sporting injuries in both elite and recreational athletes.

Having trained in orthopaedic surgery for over 3 years, Dr Kulothungan has a unique advantage of having both surgical and medical knowledge in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Ultrasound-guided interventions
  • Ultrasound-guided joint injections
  • Ultrasound-guided soft tissue injections
  • Ultrasound-guided shoulder injection
  • Ultrasound-guided hip injection
  • Ultrasound-guided knee injection
  • Ultrasound-guided tendon injection
  • Ultrasound-guided barbotage
  • Ultrasound-guided high-volume injection
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Physical fitness assessment
  • Exercise prescription
  • Shockwave therapy
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Soft tissue injection
  • Video consultation
  • Hip and groin injuries
  • Shoulder pain/injuries
  • Upper and lower limb injuries
  • Overuse injuries relating to sports and work
  • Tendinopathy (tendonitis)
  • Diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Intra-articular and soft tissue injections
  • Biomechanics assessment
  • Exercise testing and prescription
  • PRP (platelet-rich plasma/autologous conditioned plasma) injections for joints, muscles and tendons
  • Shockwave treatment
  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury
  • Endurance sports injuries
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sports injuries
  • Ankle sprain
  • Football injury
  • Rugby injury
  • Running injuries
  • Cartilage injury
  • Joint injury
  • Shin splints
  • Tennis injury
  • Ligament injury
  • Cricket injury
  • Musculoskeletal injury
  • Dance injury
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome

All conditions and treatments

  • Shoulder Pain
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Back Pain
  • Biomechanics and Gait Analysis
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)
  • Cricket Injury
  • Dance Injury
  • Endurance Sports Injuries

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Health Care and Professional Council


General Medical Council



  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) - Tver State Medical Academy, Russia - 2001
  • DFSRH - Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health - 2009
  • MRCGP - Royal College of General Practitioners - 2009
  • Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine - University of Bath - 2010
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Sport and Exercise Medicine - University College London - 2012
  • Diploma of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) - Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) - 2015
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - Bournemouth University - 2016
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FFSEM) - Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine - 2017

languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Tamil


Dr Suntharalingam Kulothungan

4 Trumpington Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 8AF


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Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital



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11:00 - 19:00


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08:00 - 14:00


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