Dr. Robin Chatterjee

Dr. Robin Chatterjee

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

Sports & Exercise Medicine

15 years of experience
1 year as a specialist
Video consultation available

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

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

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

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    117 reviews

    The Institute of Sport Exercise & Health (ISEH)

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

    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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