Dr Harjinder Singh

Dr Harjinder Singh

Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine
BM BS BMedSci MSc (SEM) FFSEM (UK)

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Harjinder Singh at Spire include:

Other treatments

Sport and exercise medicine.

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine and am passionate about optimising the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. I assess and treat a variety of sport, exercise and musculoskeletal problems. During the consultation, if appropriate, I will perform a targeted complaint driven ultrasound. I also perform ultrasound guided as well as unguided injections. I treat difficult tendon problems with therapies such as dry needling, autologous blood injections, PRP injections, hyaluronic acid injections and high volume injections and extracorporeal shockwave therapy. I also perform prolotherapy injections in peripheral joints (not spinal injections) for specific conditions.

In my private practice, I introduced PRP injections to Spire Leicester Hospital in October 2018 after evaluating the effectiveness of the treatment and having undertaken accredited training in Munich. I now teach ultrasound guided PRP injection techniques in Munich.

I am also currently evaluating other regenerative medicine techniques.

In my NHS practice, I am involved in evaluating the effectiveness of autologous blood injections and also extracorporeal shockwave therapy.

I have vast experience of elite athlete care at both national and international level. I currently work as club doctor at Leicester Tigers, am chief medical officer of Leicestershire County Cricket Club and also medical officer at Leicester City Football Club. I also work as Under-19 doctor for FA Wales and medical advisor to the Professional Game Match Officials (PGMOL). I also work closely with an elite level heavyweight boxer.

I assess athletes who have medical support through the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) and the Professional Footballer’s Association (PFA). I provide second opinions in challenging cases in professional sport.

I have previously worked with England Cricket Board (ECB), The FA as an itinerant consultant, Wasps rugby, Nottingham Forest and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Clinical Interests

Sports medicine

Special clinical interests: Musculoskeletal medicine, athlete health and welbeing, and ultrasound guided injections. Optimisation of non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Treatment of refractory tendinopathies with therapies such as dry needling, autologous blood injection, PRP and hyaluronic acid injections and shockwave therapy.

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Qualification and professional memberships

BMed.Sci / The University of Nottingham / 1990
Bachelor of Science

BM BS / The University of Nottingham / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MSc Sports Medicine / The University of Nottingham / 2003
Masters in Sports Medicine

FFSEM(UK) / Edinburgh / 2014
Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK

PgC/ / Bournemouth University / 2015
Postgraduate Certificate in musculoskeletal ultrasound


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, University Hospitals NHS Trust Leicester.

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Personal Profile

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife and three young children. I also enjoy participating in sport, playing golf and cricket. I take a keen interest in cultural and social issues and has been actively involved in the community. I am a medical volunteer for the Slumdoctor charity, which undertakes a free annual medical camp in Northern India during March.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Spire Medical Secretaries
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9009
Private secretary email lcmedsecs@spirehealthcare.com