Dr Mike Loosemore

Dr Mike LoosemoreTel: 020 3447 9232
Email: m.loosemore@nhs.net

Location:
University College Hospital

Specialities:
Orthopaedics and Trauma

Professional background

Since graduating in Medicine in 1985, Dr Mike Loosemore has gained a great deal of experience having been actively involved in sports medicine since 1996. His current posts include:

Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, University College London, where he treats the general public with musculoskeletal and sports injuries, he is also working to promote exercise as a preventative intervention and treatment in many medical conditions.

 Lead Sports Physician (South of England) for the English Institute of Sport, based at The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health at University Collage London Hospital where he treats elite athletes from a wide range of sports, he is the currently doctor to the British Boxing, Fencing, and Bobsleigh Team. He has travelled extensively with national squads, accompanying teams to Olympic and Commonwealth Games, World and European Championships. He was the Chief Medical Officer for the England Commonwealth Games team in New Delhi 2010.

Dr Loosemore is active in various fields of sport and exercise medicine research and has published work on various aspects of SEM. He is interested in education of future SEM doctors and is the chair of the sport and exercise medicine specialist training committee. committee in London.

He is on the sports medicine committee for LOCOG and is helping to select doctors for the London 2012 Olympics.

In 2011 he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science for services to sports and exercise medicine.

Dr Loosemore has an interest in exercise not only for health but as a therapeutic intervention in many medical conditions, he currently leads the ‘Exercise is Medicine’ task force in the UK.

GMC/GDC number: 3068027