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Dr Sarah Davies

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Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity. — Hippocrates

Dr Sarah Davies has expertise in all types of musculoskeletal injuries, including sporting, dance and occupational trauma. She became interested in understanding 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.

As a Consultant, Dr Sarah has worked with British Athletics, and at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. From 2012 to 2017, she was based at the English Institute of Sport, where she enjoyed her roles as Chief Medical Officer for ParaShooting and Paralympic Medical Officer for British Athletics. In 2017, Dr Sarah added to the scope of her practice, joining the Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden, London. Here, she looks after dancers, between the ages of 14 and 19 years, to help to optimise their performance despite stress and strain injuries and illnesses.

Dr Sarah 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). She enjoys maintaining her fitness in the gym, focussing on strength and conditioning and yoga, as well as triathlon and winter sports.

Summary of Experience

  • Olympic and Paralympic Sport, English Institute of Sport
  • Head Paralympic Doctor, British Athletics
  • Dance Medicine, Royal Ballet School
  • Parasport, Football Association
  • Yoga Teacher Training 200 hours
  • NHS Musculoskeletal clinics; Battersea Healthcare, SW London
  • Private Musculoskeletal clinics; Central and West London, City of London
  • Previous: Intensive Care Medical Officer; Sydney, Australia; London, UK

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Dr Robin Chatterjee

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The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease. — William Osler

Dr Robin Chatterjee is a specialist doctor in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine. He has a particular interest in bone, muscle or joint pain of unknown cause, where he explores the role of sleep, hormones, diet & nutrition and stress & mental well-being as factors responsible for the pain.

Prior to his career as a specialist, Dr Chatterjee has worked as a GP, as well as in Emergency Care, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine for several years. Within these roles, he has had the privilege of working as a frontline doctor in terrorist attacks; memorably acting as a BBC Correspondent during one particular terror attack in Thailand.

Dr Chatterjee has won awards both for his research on vitamin D deficiency as a cause of low back pain and his study on GP knowledge of physical activity guidelines. He is currently on the research committee of the European College of Sport & Exercise Physicians (ECOSEP) and is a lecturer on the MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine course at Queen Mary University of London. Most recently, Dr Chatterjee been peer elected as General Secretary of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine (BASEM).

Summary of Experience

  • London Broncos Rugby League: First, Academy and Scholars teams
  • Millwall FC
  • FC Academies: Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Brentford
  • Team England Ladies Hockey team, London
  • Lawn Tennis Association: medical and movement screening
  • Dance Medicine, Royal Ballet School
  • NHS Musculoskeletal clinics; Battersea Healthcare, SW London
  • General Practitioner, London
  • Previous: Anaesthetist in Chronic Pain and Intensive Care; Queensland, Australia
  • Int’l Competition experience: IAAF World Para-athletic and Athletic Championships, London 2017; Virgin London Marathon, 2014; Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon World Championship Finals, London 2013

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