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

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

Noel graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University in 2006. He was one of the first cohort of 8 specialist SEM trainees in the UK.

He was team doctor for the British Track and Field team for 15 years between 2006 and 2021 and has attended numerous Olympic, Paralympic, World and European championships. He led the British Athletics medical team as Chief Medical Officer between 2016 and 2021. Noel was also a sports medicine lead doctor in the London 2012 Olympics Athletics Stadium. In addition to his role at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health and Chiswick Medical Centre, Noel is British Athletics Chief Medical Advisor with a governance and oversight remit.

Noel joined the ISEH and Chiswick Medical Centre in January 2021 as a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine and provides clinical services for all patients with musculoskeletal pain or injury.

He has published work in the areas of muscle injury classification and rehabilitation, female athlete health, elite athlete health management and Achilles tendinopathy.

Noel is a former endurance runner and won national titles and international honours for Northern Ireland in cross country, 5k and 1500m. With his competitive athletics days behind him, he now cycles regularly and plays football at the weekend. 

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

Dr. Catherine Spencer-Smith qualified in 1995 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, and trained in Sports Medicine at Bath University. She has worked with an extensive range of different sportspeople, ranging from Paralympians and Olympians and to the occasional exerciser.

Dr. Spencer-Smith was a Sports Physician at the 2012 Olympic Games, the 2002 Commonwealth Games, and has worked with GB rowing, track and field sports, marathon, endurance, and outdoor adventure sportsmen and women.

Dr. Spencer-Smith is a keen educator and developed an MSc Programme at Bangor University, she’s a keen lecturer, and has presented in several TV productions. She works full time in the private sector and has a happy and successful practice, Sportdoc London Limited, based in London.

Dr. Spencer-Smith is a marathon runner and triathlete and is passionate about helping others to get their practices into great shape; knowing from her own experience the frustration of injury and the importance of getting back to training in the fastest and most healthy way possible. She has a particular interest in hip and groin conditions (such as FAI), and undiagnosed problems.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 3 specialists
22 years of experience
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury


MBBS, MSc (Hons), MAcadMEd, MFMLM, MRCGP, MFSEM, FFSEM(UK), DCH, DFFP, Dip Football Med, DipSEM(GB&I)

HCA Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH), London W1T 7HA

HCA The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront, Elstree, Hertfordshire WD6 3BS


Dr Richard (Rick) Seah is a UK-trained consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine (MSK & SEM).

He consults at the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH) and is an honorary sports physician at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust.

He also consults at The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront & Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf, London.

Dr Seah studied medicine at Guy's, King's & St Thomas' Hospitals Medical School, University of London. He qualified in 1999. He subsequently obtained his IABSEM diploma and a Master's degree in SEM with distinction from University College London in 2005.

He trained for 4 years as a London Deanery SEM speciality registrar and spent a further 1 year as a senior registrar, prior to entry onto the GMC specialist register. 

In total, he trained over a period of 12 years in the NHS and is doubly accredited as a specialist and generalist. He is a qualified musculoskeletal sonographer.

He was a sports medicine doctor at both London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. He has previously worked with the English Institute of Sport, British Fencing, British Canoeing and Wheelchair Tennis. 

He was a medical officer for the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon from 2010-2014 and the Wembley National Stadium event medical team from 2007-2009.

He is interested in all aspects of musculoskeletal and sports injury. This ranges from acute traumatic injury to chronic overuse injury to myofascial pain syndromes. 

He oversees all aspects of the management process from prompt diagnosis to rehabilitation and subsequent injury prevention.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injections
  • Medical acupuncture, dry needling and myofascial trigger point (MTrP) release
  • Viscosupplementation injections for osteoarthritis
  • Shockwave therapy (ESWT) for plantar fasciitis, 'tennis elbow' and insertional tendinopathies
  • Prolotherapy/ sclerosant injections for ligamentous & soft tissue laxity
  • Orthobiologics & Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • Medications for acute and chronic pain (Nociceptive and neuropathic pain)
  • Lifestyle and weight management advice
  • 'Frozen shoulder' hydrodistension injections
  • High volume image-guided injections (HVIGI) for Achilles and patellar tendinopathy
  • Exercise prescription
  • Compartment pressure testing (CPT) for suspected chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS)
  • Injections (BTX) for pain management & recurrent muscle spasm
  • Joint injection 
  • Prolotherapy 
  • Ultrasound 
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Shockwave therapy 
  • Exercise prescription 
  • Soft tissue injection 
  • All musculoskeletal and sports injuries
  • Upper limb injuries (e.g. Tennis elbow, Shoulder impingement)
  • Lower limb injuries (e.g. Achilles & Patellar tendinopathy, Plantar fasciopathy)
  • Neck and back pain
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon injuries
  • Injection therapies
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) for soft tissue injuries.
  • Tennis injury 
  • Exercise medicine 
  • Joint injury 
  • Running injuries 
  • Dance injury 
  • Ankle sprain 
  • Cartilage injury 
  • Football injury 
  • Ligament injury 
  • Shin splints 
  • Tendinopathy 
  • Back pain 
  • Hip and groin pain 
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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
36 years of experience

Dr Loosemore is an experience Lead Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health. He has experience treating the general public with musculoskeletal and sports injuries and is also working to promote exercise as a preventative intervention and treatment in many medical conditions. 

He has experience treating athletes from a wide range of sports and is currently the doctor to the British Boxing and British Snowsports teams. He has travelled with national squads to Olympic and Commonwealth Games - he was also the Chief Medical Officer for the England Commonwealth Games team in New Delhi 2010 continuing the role in 2014 in Glasgow. 

He has gained research experience in various sport and exercise medicine research and has published various works int he field, he is also interested in the education of future SEM doctors and is the Head of Speciality for sports and exercise medicine training in London. 

He has been awarded an honorary doctorate in science for 'outstanding contribution to sport and exercise medicine' and in 2014 received the Sir Robert Atkins award for 'an outstanding contribution to sports medicine'

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
19 years of experience
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Exercise Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr Ademola Adejuwon is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Exercise Medicine in London, UK.

He completed his medical training at Guy's, King's and St Thomas’ Hospitals medical school in 2002 before embarking on a surgical training rotation in the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

He has first-hand knowledge of the surgical and non-surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions having undergone several years training in Trauma and Orthopaedics before completing a Specialist Training programme in Sports and Exercise Medicine in the London Deanery. He has since gained extensive experience giving care to a variety of physically active individuals from recreational  to professional athletes:

  • Lead doctor  Saracens Rugby Club from 2007 - 2018,
  • Lead doctor England Under-16 Rugby Union age group  2012 - 2015
  • Match day and pitchside doctor for international fixtures including RWC 2015
  • Fireflies Charity cycle ride for Leukaemia 2008 - present
  • Game day concussion "spotter" for the NFL London  2017 - present.

His other interests includes the injuries aquired from  non-mainstream activities such as CrossFit/functional fitness, combat sports and the growing field of Esports.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Ultrasound guided treatment
  • Diagnosis for sports injuries
  • Extracorporeal shockwave treatment
  • PRP injections
  • Concussion management
  • Collision and combat sports
  • Crossfit/Functional fitness
  • Olympic weight lifting
  • E-Sports
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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
17 years of experience

Dr Robin Chatterjee is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine. He specialises in bone, muscle & joint pain of unknown cause. He is experienced in sport and dance related injuries; explores the role of sleep, hormones, stress, nutrition and physical activity in pain using both traditional and cutting edge regenerative techniques.

Prior to his career as a specialist, he worked as a qualified GP, in emergency medicine and in anaesthetics/intensive care medicine for a number of years. He has also worked as a front line doctor in terrorist attacks.


  • West Ham United Football Club lead academy doctor and match day tunnel doctor for first team: June 2019 till present
  • London Broncos Rugby Football League first team, academy and scholars team: February 2017 till present


He trained in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine in a number of prestigious establishments including Charing Cross Hospital, Queen Mary University of London, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital.


  • Low vitamin D as a cause of low back pain
  • Intersection syndrome as a cause of wrist pain
  • Plantar plate tear as a cause of foot pain
  • Parsonage Turner Syndrome: An usual cause of shoulder pain
  • Elbow and heel pain of unknown cause
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment syndrome as a cause of leg pain


Dr Chatterjee has won a number of awards for his research on low vitamin D as a cause of low back pain and his study on GPs knowledge of physical activity guidelines.

He is currently on the research committee of the European College of Sports & Exercise Physicians (ECOSEP) and has been elected by his peers to be the General Secretary of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine (BASEM).


  • London Deanery Sport & Exercise Medicine Higher Specialist Training Programme
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Visiting lecturer in Sport & Exercise Medicine
  • London Deanery Sport & Exercise Medicine training programme


  • Tottenham Hotspur FC
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Royal Ballet School
  • Team England Ladies Hockey team
  • Lawn Tennis Association
  • IAAF World Para-athletic and Athletic Championships
  • Millwall FC
  • Brentford Football club
  • Evolution Health
  • Virgin London Marathon
  • Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon World Championship Final 


I'm a devoted husband and father. When I'm not busy with work or family, I like to cook and I've recently taken up gardening! I'd like to play more sport than I do but I have a love for most sports (much to my wife's chagrin!)

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Ultrasound guided injections of ostenil into joints in Osteoarthritis ('wear and tear arthritis)
  • PRP (platelet rich plasma) to regenerate 'wear and tear' of cartilage in joints
  • Ultrasound guided hydrodistension for frozen shoulder
  • Nutritional advice and exercise prescription to help with weight management and fitness
  • Bone, Muscle and Joint Pain of unknown cause
  • Osteoarthritis (wear and tear arthritis)
  • Tennis and Golfers elbow
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Runner's knee
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendinopathy/tendinitis
  • Shin Splints (medial tibial stress syndrome)
  • Chronic musculoskeletal pain
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Sports & Exercise Medicine
22 years of experience

Dr Sarah Davies is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport and Exercise Medicine with specialist interests in Sports Medicine and Dance medicine. She has expertise in all types of musculoskeletal injuries, including sporting, dance and occupational trauma. As a Consultant, she has worked with British Athletics at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. From 2012 to 2017, she was based at the English Institute of Sport as Chief Medical Officer for ParaShooting and Paralympic Medical Officer for British Athletics. In 2017, Dr Davies added to the scope of her practice, joining the Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden, London, treating younger dancers, helping to optimise their performance despite stress and strain injuries and illnesses.

Dr Davies became interested in understanding disorders of movement whilst undertaking a Masters degree in Classical Acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. She subsequently completed her specialist medical training in Sport and Exercise Medicine in 2012, by which time her interest was well and truly focussed on joint and musculoskeletal preservation. Dr Davies has published work within the field of SEM and is an examiner for the membership exam for the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM UK).

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Video and telephone consultations
  • Home chemotherapy
  • Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Dance Medicine
  • Performing Arts Medicine
  • Sports injuries
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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience

Dr Lorenzo Masci is a Sports and Exercise Medicine consultant based at ISEH. His professional website is

Sports and Exercise Medicine doctors take a holistic approach to diagnosing and managing any musculoskeletal condition. The scope of our practice includes managing virtually any musculoskeletal or medical problem associated with physical activity. As most musculoskeletal conditions do not require surgery, we specialise in providing a range of conservative treatment options to get you back to the activity that makes you feel better.

In addition to managing many musculoskeletal conditions, Dr Masci has a world expertise in UPPER AND LOWER LIMB TENDINOPATHY such as Achilles and Patellar tendinopathy and tennis elbow, hip and groin pain and ultrasound-guided interventions such as injections. By combining a clinical assessment with diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided interventions in one visit, he can provide a one-stop clinic solution. 

As a Specialist sports doctor, Dr Lorenzo Masci has worked for various elite sporting institutions. He was the lead Sports Medicine Doctor for Wasps Rugby from 2011 to 2017, Fulham Football Club from 2008 to 2010 and Melbourne Storm Rugby League from 2005 to 2007. As a passionate tennis fan, he loved working for Tennis Australia and the Australian Open from 2001 to 2007. In addition, he was the medical lead for the Aquatics centre at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006.

Actively involved in research, Lorenzo has written over 20 peer-reviewed papers and has spoken at multiple international sports medicine conferences including Arsenal Football conference, Barcelona Football conference and the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine. He is currently involved in tendon research at prestigious institutions including the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Imperial University, Queen Mary University and Brunel University. He is honorary lecturer at Queen Mary University. He has narrated and produced an on-line musculoskeletal ultrasound-guided education programme and is actively involved in teaching Sports and Exercise Medicine graduates at University College London.

His professional website is

In his spare time, he is an avid gym goer,runner and tennis player and loves everything Spanish (especially the cuture and of course the food!)

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
21 years of experience

Dr Courtney Kipps is a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine specialising in Orthopaedics and Trauma and is a Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at UCL and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health. After graduating from Nottingham University with a medical degree, Mr Kipps then studied for an MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Royal London. He was then awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study Sport and Exercise Medicine overseas and then studied at Harvard and Stanford Universities in the USA. 

Dr Kipps is the club doctor for the Harlequins Rugby Club in the Aviva Premiership, the medical director of the London Triathlon and the assistant medical director of the London Marathon. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Joint injections

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Sports Injuries
  • Concussion
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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
14 years of experience

Dr Brinda Christopher has worked in Premier League Football and currently works for the Ministry of Defence as a Specialist Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Brinda obtained an intercalated Sports Science Degree from Loughborough University in 2006 and qualified from University College Medical School in 2007. She undertook general medical training at London University-affiliated teaching hospitals and then specialist trained in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Charing Cross Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court.

Shortly after qualifying as a Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant and becoming a Fellow at the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine she was appointed President of the Royal Society of Medicine Sports and Exercise Medicine Section. During that year she also undertook a Fellowship at Stanford University where she worked closely with the Stanford 25 group. She taught undergraduates and Stanford Physicians on clinical musculoskeletal examination and medicine and continues to contribute to the group as a Faculty Member of the Annual Stanford 25 Symposium.

Brinda returned from Stanford to work at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club as the Academy Doctor, later crossing over to include care of the 1st Team. She has been closely involved from the inception of SVEXA a Silicon Valley based, multidisciplinary lead sports science data analytics start-up, where the aim is to better utilize individual sports data to optimize performance and recovery for elite athletes, with a view to offer these services to individuals once robust sport specific algorithms have been established.

Brinda’s main sport interest to date has been in football medicine. She started at Wimbledon AFC, later moved to Norwich FC, and then Tottenham Hotspur FC. She has also worked for: women’s teams such as England’s Women’s Football and Tottenham Hotspur Ladies; disabled sports such as NEC Championship Disabled International Tennis and GB Disabled Shooting; and adolescent sport medicine when working for UK Athletics Junior Championships, Sainsbury’s School Games, and for the Football Academy at Spurs.

Brinda passionately advocates Exercise Medicine and has lead a working group for the Department of Health and Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine on exercise medicine prescription for chronic diseases, which has resulted in a web based prescription tool ‘Moving Medicine’.

Brinda currently works as a Regional Rehabilitation Unit Doctor for the MOD in Colchester and overseas diagnosis and rehabilitation to injured Army, Navy and RAF personnel, including elite members of The Parachute Regiment. She works within a multidisciplinary team which includes Exercise Rehabilitation Instructors, Physiotherapists, and General Medical Officers to ensure optimal outcomes for musculoskeletal injures, which can range from those sustained during operational deployment to elite level sport.

Special Interests

  • Biomechanical optimisation
  • Rehabilitation & return-to-sport
  • Age related musculoskeletal conditions
  • Tendinopathies
  • Overtraining
  • Back pain
  • Acute musculoskeletal injuries
  • Adolescent sports injuries
  • Nutritional requirements to rehabilitation

Professional Positions

  • Rehabilitation Unit Doctor, MOD Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Colchester
  • Sports Medicine Doctor, SVEXA Silicon Valley Exercise Analytics
  • Former President RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine Committee

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • biomechanics and gait analysis 
  • joint infection 
  • ultrasound 
  • shockwave therapy
  • exercise testing 
  • physical fitness assessment
  • soft tissue injection 
  • ACL 
  • Cricket injury 
  • exercise medicine 
  • joint injury 
  • running injuries 
  • ankle sprain 
  • cartilage injury 
  • football injruy 
  • ligament injury 
  • shin splints 
  • sports injuries 
  • tendinopathy 
  • hip and groin pain 
  • musculoskeletal injury 
  • rugby injury 
  • shoulder pain 
  • sports medicine 

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