Dr. Robin Chatterjee

Dr. Robin Chatterjee

MBChB (Hons) MMedSci MScSEM MRCGP DipSEM (UK&I) FFSEM (UK) PGCertUS MSK

Sports & Exercise Medicine

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1 specialist

16 years of experience
1 year as a specialist
Video consultation
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6101221
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Institute of Sport Exercise & Health (ISEH)

    170 Tottenham Court Road, London, United Kingdom, W1T 7HA
    42 reviews

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    195 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    09:00 - 12:00
    Tue
    14:00 - 20:00 | 09:00 - 12:00
    Wed
    09:00 - 12:00
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    09:00 - 17:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    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.

    ADDITIONAL ROLES

    • 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

    TRAINING

    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.

    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • 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

    AWARDS

    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).

    CURRENT TEACHING POSTS

    • 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

    PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

    • 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 

    A BIT ABOUT ME

    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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    Medical procedures

    • Exercise Prescription
    • Exercise Testing
    • Injury Rehabilitation
    • Joint Injection
    • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
    • Physical Fitness Assessment
    • Prolotherapy
    • Shockwave Therapy
    • Soft Tissue Injection
    • Ultrasound
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Ankle Sprain
    • Back Pain
    • Cartilage Injury
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Cricket Injury
    • Dance Injury
    • Endurance Sports Injuries
    • Football Injury
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Joint Injury
    • Ligament Injury
    • Musculoskeletal Injury
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Rugby Injury
    • Running Injuries
    • Shin Splints
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sports Medicine
    • Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
    • Tennis Injury
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    Education

    MBChB (Honours) University of Liverpool 2004

    MMedSci University of Liverpool 2004

    MRCGP Royal College of General Practitioners 2014

    DipSEM Royal College of Physicians of London & Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2016

    MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine Queen Mary University of London 2015

    FFSEM Royal College of Physicians of London & Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2019

    PGCert Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography University of East London 2017

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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
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    Sports & Exercise Medicine

    Mr Jayesh Thakrar
    Mr Jayesh Thakrar
    Podiatry

    21-06-2021

    Dr Chatterjee has a very thorough and methodical approach to assessing his patients. He will address all aspects of patient care and lead on a holistic approach. I have no hesitation referring and recommending patients to him.

    For specialty: Sports & Exercise Medicine
    For conditions: Tendinopathy (Tendonitis), Running Injuries, Ankle Sprain, Osteoarthritis
    For procedures: Ultrasound, Exercise Testing, Exercise Prescription, Joint Injection, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Biomechanics and Gait Analysis, Soft Tissue Injection
    Connection: I have looked after their patients

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