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Robin Chatterjee

Dr Robin Chatterjee

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

Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine

Specialty
  • Sports and exercise medicine
Fixed Price Packages

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Dr Robin Chatterjee is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine. He has a particular interest in bone, muscle or joint pain of unknown cause.

    He has trained in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal medicine in various prestigious establishments such as Charing Cross Hospital, Queen Mary University of London, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital.

    Prior to his career as a specialist, Dr Chatterjee worked as a qualified GP, in emergency medicine and in anaesthetics/intensive care medicine for a number of years. He has also had the privilege of working as a front line doctor in terrorist attacks.

    He has won 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 is a lecturer on the MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine course at Queen Mary University of London. He has also recently been elected by his peers to be the General Secretary of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine (BASEM).

    Current Roles Elsewhere

    - Lead Sport & Exercise Medicine doctor at West Ham United Football Club academy: June 2019 till present
    - Sport & Exercise Medicine physician at London Broncos Rugby Football League first team, academy and scholars team: February 2017 till present
    - Ad hoc Sport & Exercise Medicine physician at Millwall FC: August 2017 till present
    - Musculoskeletal medicine physician for St George’s Hospital NHS Trust, London: February 2017 till present

    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
    - West Ham United FC
    - Brentford Football club
    - Evolution Health
    - Virgin London Marathon
    - Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon World Championship Final

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    • Musculoskeletal pain of unknown cause
    • Sports injuries
    • Dance medicine
    • Exercise medicine
    • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Publications icon plus

    A Cross-sectional study on mental wellbeing in the sport, leisure and fitness industry: Are the wellbeing champions well? The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society.9(2): 45- 55. March 2019

    The Olympic Healthcare Legacy: A study to investigate the perceptions of relevant stakeholders to see how the 2012 Olympics have affected the health and wellbeing of children in East London by use of semi-structured interviews. American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.6(2): 60-66. 2018

    GPs’ knowledge, use and confidence in national physical activity and health guidelines and tools: a questionnaire-based survey of general practice in England. British Journal of General Practice. 67(663): e668-e675. October 2017

    The Effect of Low Vitamin D on Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. International Musculoskeletal Medicine. 38(2): 43-50. September 2016

    Everybody Active, Every Day: Two Years On: An Update on the National Physical Activity Framework. Public Health England.p1-36. PHE Publications Gateway Number: 2016629. Published February 2017

    Diagnosis and management of Intersection Syndrome as a cause of wrist pain. British Medical Journal Case Reports. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2016-216988 [published Online First: 28 September 2016]

    Diagnosis and Management of Plantar Plate Tear in an Elite 400m Athlete. Journal of Musculoskeletal Research.May 2016.

    Parsonage Turner Syndrome: A case study to illustrate the need for more SEM departments within the NHS. British Journal of Sports Medicine blog.January 2016

    Diagnosis of Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in the Primary Care Setting. British Journal of General Practice. 65 (637): 560-562. August 2015

    Using propofol as salvage therapy to contain severe drug-induced agitation in the emergency department: a case report. European Journal of Emergency Medicine. 15(4): 242-243. August 2008

    Exercise is medicine: a case study of an exercise prescription clinic in the NHS. British Journal of General Practice. 307-308. June 2019

    Autonomic dysreflexia and boosting: non-pharmacological doping in disability sport. British Journal of Sports Medicine blog.August 2018

    Annual London Sports & Exercise Medicine (SEM) Conference: Stand Tall, Talk Small, Play Ball. British Journal of Sports Medicine

    A Lasting Legacy: Clinical Commissioning Groups and Sports Medicine. British Journal of General Practice. 64 (620): 140-141. March 2014

    Elbow Pain: The 10-Minute Consultation. Co-Kinetic Journal. 73: 18-25. July 2017

    Heel Pain: The 10-Minute Consultation. Co-Kinetic Journal. . 71: 21-28. January 2017

    Low Back Pain: The 10-Minute Consultation. Co-Kinetic Journal. 70: 28-34. October 2016

  • Awards and recognitions icon plus

    - BASEM Travelling fellowship awarded for furthering education and research into musculoskeletal pain of unknown cause and functional medicine, February 2019

    - BASEM External meeting sponsorship award given for attendance of Cadaveric musculoskeletal ultrasound guided injection course, October 2018

    - 3rd most read BJGP article of 2017: Chatterjee R, Chapman T, Brannan MGT, Varney J. GPs’ knowledge, use and confidence in national physical activity and health guidelines and tools: a questionnaire-based survey of general practice in England. British Journal of General Practice. 67(663): e668-e675. October 2017

    - Dr Vivien Lane Foundation Scholarship for ground breaking research in low vitamin D levels as a cause of non-specific chronic low back pain, June 13 2016

    - AXA PPP Healthcare award given for innovative research looking at mechanisms behind the release of alkaline phosphatase from osteoblasts, Edinburgh, January 2004

  • Professional bodies icon plus

    FSEM, BASEM, RCGP, GMC

  • Approved insurers icon plus

    Bupa, Aviva, Allianz, Cigna, AXA

Practice locations

NHS base

St George's NHS Foundation Trust

Consults at

Friday
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