Dr Jonathan Houghton

Dr Jonathan Houghton


General (Internal) Medicine

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2 specialists

25 years of experience
15 years as a specialist
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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

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,021 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1,754 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


    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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