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Dr Wotherspoon, a sport injury specialist physician qualified from St George's Hospital in 1985. Having worked in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Exercise medicine and A&E, this orthopedic physician completed his GP vocational training in 1991. He was a Principal in General Practice till 2010. He completed his diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine in 1992 and has worked in Sport and Exercise Medicine since then.
Dr Wotherspoon, renowned sports medicine physician, is a founding fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine and has extensive Team Doctor Experience. As one of the renowned sport Injury specialists, he was Club Doctor at Fulham FC for eight years from 1992 to 2000, at London Irish RFC for two years from 2002 to 2004 and is currently the Lead Medical Officer at Southampton FC. He was also Chief Medical Officer or doctor for England and Great Britain hockey for seven years and attended 2 Commonwealth Games and 1 Olympic game in this role, being part of their successful medal winning success. He has been a Medical Officer for England Cricket Team since 2007 and is currently Lead Medical Officer for the Senior Squad, travelling with them on home and away series. As an orthopedic specialist doctor, he worked at the English Institute of Sport, based at Bisham Abbey from its origins till 2013 and in this capacity has attended The World Student Games in 1997, European Cups and World Championships across a wide variety of Olympic Sports including hockey, rowing, canoeing and speed skating. Dr. Wotherspoon, doctor of orthopedic sports medicine is Chief Medical Officer for the Ladies European Golf Tour and Hampshire Cricket Club.
Areas of interest
Special interest in groin problems; exercise induced asthma; chronic fatigue; overtraining syndrome.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Aldermaston Road, Basingstoke
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.