Dr Courtney Kipps
Consultant Sports Physician
BMedSci, BMBS, MRCS, MRCGP, MSc (SportsMed), MFSEM
"Spire St Anthony's has put together a dedicated team of sport medicine professionals working collaboratively towards getting patients back to full fitness in a fresh new clinical and physiotherapy suite."
Spire St Anthony's Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
BMBS; MSc (Sports Med) / University of Nottingham; Queen Mary, University of London / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery; Master of Science in Sports Medicine
BMBS is a degree given to physicians after completion of their undergraduate education. MSc is a higher degree following post-graduate education. MFSEM denotes Membership of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine.
I have written and contributed to several research studies on injuries and medical complications in endurance sports. I have presented my research at several international sports medicine conferences and I am regularly invited to talk at conferences on these themes.
Hamer, M., Aggio, D., Knock, G., Kipps, C., Shankar, A., & Smith, L. (2017). Effect of major school playground reconstruction on physical activity and sedentary behaviour: Camden active spaces.. BMC public health, 17(1), 552. DOI:10.1186/ s12889-017-4483-5
Smith, R., Brooke, D., Kipps, C., Skaria, B., & Subramaniam, V. (2016). A case of recurrent swimming-induced pulmonary edema in a triathlete: the need for awareness.. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports.
Smith, R., Jones, N., Martin, D., & Kipps, C. (2016). 'Too much of a coincidence': Identical twins with exertional heatstroke in the same race. BMJ Case Reports, 2016. DOI:10.1136/bcr-2015-212592
Smith, L., Kipps, C., Aggio, D., & Hamer, M. (2014). Camden active spaces: Does the construction of active school playgrounds influence children's physical activity levels? A longitudinal quasi-experiment protocol. BMJ Open. DOI:10.11136/ bmjopen-2014-005729
Bates, S., & Kipps, C. (2013). An anonymous online survey of the views and attitudes of medical students and junior doctors towards physical activity (pa) teaching and promotion.. Br J Sports Med, 47(10), e3. DOI:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092558.50
Williams, J., Tzortziou-Brown, V., Malliaras, P., Perry, M., & Kipps, C. (2012). Hydration Strategies of Runners in the London Marathon. CLINICAL JOURNAL OF SPORT MEDICINE, 22(2), 152-156. DOI:10.1097/JSM.0b013e3182364c45
Kipps, C., Sharma, S., & Pedoe, D. T. (2011). The incidence of exercise-associated hyponatraemia in the London marathon. BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 45(1), 14-19. DOI:10.1136/bjsm.2009.059535
Honorary Consultant Sports Physician at UCLH.
Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health, UCL.
I enjoy spending my free time and weekends with my wife and three children, which inevitably involves one or all of us playing or watching sports at school and clubs.