Dr Mark Gillett

Dr Mark Gillett

Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist
MSc (SEM), FRCS, FRCEM, FFSEM (UK&I), DipIMC, RCSEd, PGCert MSK

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mark Gillett at Spire include:

Sports and exercise medicine at Spire Little Aston Hospital

Sports and exercise medicine at Spire Nottingham Hospital

Other treatments

  • Groin pain
  • Knee disorders
  • Foot and ankle disorders
  • Tendon problems (Achilles, Patella)
  • Lumbar spine dysfunction
  • Exercise guidance & prescription

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Professional profile

I was appointed as the medical advisor to the Premier League in November 2018 after a decade of experience as a team physician and performance director in that league.

I qualified in 1992 and completed higher specialist training in Emergency Medicine in the West Midlands in 2003. I have an MSc in Sports Medicine from the University of Nottingham and a founding fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK.

From 2003-2008 I worked for the English Institute of Sport as a sports physician and in 2008 I became the first team doctor at Chelsea FC, before moving to West Bromwich Albion FC as Director of Performance in 2010 and then to Nottingham Forest in 2018.

I have more than 20 years’ experience working in elite sports medicine with Olympic athletes. In 2012 I was a member of Team GB at the London Olympics as Chief Medical Officer to the men’s and women’s basketball squads. I was instrumental in the development of the AREA pre-hospital care training course for the Football Association in 2008.

I was previously the chairman of the Premier League Doctors Group and the training program Director for Sports and Exercise Medicine in the West Midlands from 2009 – 2016 and Deputy Chair of the national training committee from 2014-2016.

Clinical Interests

Sports injury
Sports and exercise medicine

• Football and team medicine • Multi-disciplinary teams

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of London / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / Glasgow / 1999
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

FRCEM / United Kingdom / 2003
Fellowship of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine

FFSEM / United Kingdom / 2006
The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dip IMC / United Kingdom / 2003
Diploma in Immediate Medical Care

FFSEM / Ireland / 2005
The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

PGCert MSK / USA / 2017
Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Nottingham call 0115 937 7735 or 0121 5807 131 for Spire Little Aston

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