Consultant Profile

Dr Leon Creaney

Dr Leon Creaney BMedSci, MBChB, MRCP, FFSEM
Practicing at:
Spire Liverpool Hospital, Spire Manchester Hospital
  • General medicine
    • Sports injury
    • Sports medicine
  • Sports and Exercise Medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    Comprehensive medical care of musculo-skeletal problems stemming from sport, work or life in general. Includes Back, Shoulder, Hip, Knee and Ankles pain or injuries. Including diagnostic ultrasound and spinal injections.

    Medical problems in Sports-persons such as Exercise Induced asthma, anaemia, tiredness, underperformance, bone health

    Exercise testing and analysis for performance.
    Exercise prescription for management of chronic disease

    Research interests:

    Tissue Regeneration
    Platelet-Rich Plasma
    Tendon disorders

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Withington Hospital (part of Wythenshawe UHSM)
    University Hospital Birmingham 

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    RCP London SEM Committee
    Fellow of the Faculty of SEM 

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0161 232 2261
    Private secretary:
    Karen Pollitt
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01204 774142
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Creaney currently works for the NHS in Manchester and Birmingham, and has Private Practices at Spire Manchester Hospital and Spire Liverpool Hospital.  He is the lead physician advisor for the new 'Spire Perform' network

    Dr Creaney's NHS training included rotations in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Medicine, Intensive Care, A&E, Paediatrics and General Practice. He completed a dedicated rotation in London for a further 3 years on the first NHS Sport & Exercise Medicine scheme. He worked at the Royal London Hospital, Olympic Medical Institute, DMRC Headley Court (Army) and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.  Following this period of additional training he spent 6 months working as a Consultant in Sports Exercise Medicine in Sheffield.

    He has worked in NHS musculoskeletal medicine and continues to work in Elite Sports Medicine with UK Athletics, English Institute of Sport and several Football and Rugby Teams. He has been working in London as a Consultant since August 2009, joining Spire Manchester is 2011 and most recently joining Spire Liverpool in 2015. 

    Personal profile:

    Enthusiastic veteran 200m & 400m Athlete, and previous World Medical Games Champion in 2005.

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    Dr Leon Creaney

    Dr Leon Creaney Sports Exercise and Medicine Physician with private appointments available at Spire Manchester Hospital

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