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Dr Mark Wotherspoon

Consultant in Sports Medicine
MBBS, Dip SEM, FFSEM (UK)

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

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

General practice at Spire Southampton Hospital

Other treatments

Sports and Exercise Medicine

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Professional profile

Dr Wotherspoon is a Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine with a specialist interest in chronic groin pain, underperformance syndrome and tendon injuries.

Dr Wotherspoon qualified from St George’s Hospital in 1985. Having worked in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and A&E, he 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 is a founding fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine and has extensive Team Doctor experience. He was the club doctor at Fulham FC for eight years from1992 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 for England and Great Britain hockey for seven years and attended 2 Commonwealth Games and 1 Olympic game in this role. He has been a Medical Officer for England Cricket Team since 2007. 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.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

BASEM
Member of the British Olympic Medical Committee 1993-2010
Doping Control Officer for UK Sport 1992-1997

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Wimbledon Clinics, Parkside Hospital, Wimbledon

Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine for Bupa Wellness, Reading

Medical Lead Southampton Football Club

Medical Officer for England Cricket

Medical Officer for the Ladies European Golf Tour

Hon Consultant in SEM at the North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke

Regional Representative (Wessex) for Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

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Financial Interests

Dr Mark Wotherspoon provides consultancy services to the Hospital for up to 1.5 days. Duties include clinical advisory and development to the Perform Centre together with Mentorship programmes.

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Private contact details

Website http://www.sportsmedicinedoctor.co.uk/
Private secretary Sally Ghafoor
Private secretary telephone 023 8076 4967
Private secretary fax 023 8076 4413
Private secretary email sally.ghafoor@spirehealthcare.com

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