Dr Jonathan Houghton

Dr Jonathan Houghton


General (Internal) Medicine

Recommended by  
2 specialists

21 years of experience
14 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4309277
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £195

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    775 reviews

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1197 reviews

    Private Care at Guy’s at London Bridge Hospital

    Guy's Cancer Centre, Great Maze Pond, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9RT
    114 reviews


    Jon has wide and extensive experience in treating the general public, Elite Athletes,

    Military Personnel, City Workers, and all those who are physically active

     or in pain. He specialises in Tendon pain utilising Ultrasound and UTC

     scanning for diagnosis and Ultrasound Guided Injections and ESWT

    (Shockwave) as potential treatments. He runs a specialist one stop achilles/patellar tendon clinic.

    He also has a wide range of experience in Upper and Lower Limb Overuse and Running injuries, Bone

    stress injuries, adolescent overuse injuries, Hip and Groin pain,

    Exercise Induced Leg pain and injury rehabilitation. His Rheumatology

    interests are Gout, Inflammatory Spinal conditions and inflammatory

    joint conditions that affect young or athletic people.

    Jon has excellent communication skills and promotes a

    multidisciplinary approach, liaising effectively with Physiotherapists,

    Osteopaths/Chiropractors, pain doctors and Orthopaedic Surgeons to get

    the best results for his patients. He understands the significant

    effects that injury and pain can have on normal day to day life and

    promotes physical activity in all of his treatment plans. Jon was head

    of the Wales Medical Team in the hugely successful EURO 2016 tournament

    and continues to look after Wales Football and the recent county cricket

     champions, Surrey. He is a consultant to the Royal Ballet.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments




    Achilles Tendon Pain

    Tendon pain

    Stress fractures and Bone pain

    Hip and Groin pain

    Running Injuries

    Exertional Leg pain

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    MBBS St Marys Hospital London 1996

    BSc Sociology applied to Medicine 1993 University of London

    Diploma In Sports and Exercise medicine (distinction) University of London 2006

    Diploma In Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (distinction) University of Bournemouth 2013

    Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

    Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

    Chair of the Royal College of Physicians Sport and Exercise Committee

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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:



    General (Internal) Medicine

    Mr Andre Bason
    Mr Andre Bason


    Sports injuries and Rheumatology

    For specialty: Rheumatology
    For conditions: Knee Pain, Reactive Arthritis, Arthritis, Sports Medicine, Shoulder Pain, Back Pain, Inflammatory Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Benjamin Thomas
    Dr Benjamin Thomas
    Pain Management


    Dr Houghton and I work together regularly providing care for both acute and chronic situations and often medically complex patients. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr Houghton to both colleagues and patients alike.

    For specialty: General (Internal) Medicine
    For conditions: Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), High Blood Pressure, Dysautonomia, Variable Blood Pressure
    For procedures: Video Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague


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