Consultant Profile

Dr Roger Wolman

Dr Roger Wolman MD FRCP FFSEM
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • General medicine
    • Sports injury
    • Sports medicine
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
    • Sports injury
    • Sports medicine
  • Sports and Exercise Medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    Sports Medicine, Arthritis, Back pain, Osteoporosis, Exercise prescription, Hypermobility

    Research interests:

    Tendon disorders. Bone stress injuries. Use of bisphosphonates. Vitamin D. Exercise prescription. Proprioceptive training.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    Consultant in Rheumatology and Sports Medicine, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
    Member of British Society for Rheumatology
    Member of British Association for Sports and Exercise medicine
    Founding Fellow of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07794 083886
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Wednesday evenings
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Wolman trained in Rheumatology and Sport and Exercise Medicine in London. He helped to set up and develop the Olympic Medical Institute at Northwick Park between 1987 and 1991. During this time he wrote his MD thesis on Exercise and Osteoporosis. He subsequently wrote papers on Exercise following Brain injury and Exercise and Arthritis. In 1994 he was appointed as Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He was also appointed to the RNOH as Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, the first NHS appointment in this specialty. In 1994 Dr Wolman was awarded a prestigious Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to North America in Sports Medicine.

    At the RNOH Dr Wolman has set up the Gait Analysis Lab, Compartment Pressure Measurement service, the weekly Dance Medicine clinic and the Athletes Bone clinic. He has worked for the Olympic Medical Institute and several Professional Dance Companies and Football teams. He has a strong belief in the health benefits of exercise and runs Exercise Prescription clinic with the aim of replacing medication with Exercise as the most effective way of managing many chronic diseases. His practice at Spire Bushey includes all these areas as well as general Rheumatology.

    Personal profile:

    As a strong believer in the health benefits of exercise, Dr Wolman jogs and attends his local gym several times per week. He also helps to coach at his son’s football team. He is a keen spectator of football, cricket and dance.  His other interests include Modern History, Travel and Single Malts.

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    Dr Roger Wolman

    Dr Roger Wolman General medicine, Rheumatology & Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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