TEAM Dr Mike Rossiter  

Dr Mike Rossiter

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine


  • Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Trained at The Royal Free Hospital (London) qualifying in 1991
  • Initially trained in General Practice completing training at The Royal Cornwall Hospitals - appointments including Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, A&E, Rehabilitation
  • GP at The Castle Practice, Wiltshire 1995-2015
  • Diploma in SEM 1999 from University of Bath
  • MSc in Sports Medicine 2002 from University of Bath
  • Founding Fellow of The Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine 2006
  • GMC Specialist Register in SEM 2011


MB BS 1991
DRCOG 1994
MRCGP 1995
Diploma SEM 1999
MSc in SEM 2003
FFSEM (UK) 2006

Sport & Exercise Medicine Appointments

  • Sports Physician at the Regional Rehabilitation Unit in Bulford, Wiltshire (2003-2005) for MoD - assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of exercise related problems within the armed forces, working closely with Headley Court
  • Sports Physician for the English Institute of Sport (EIS) at Bisham Abbey, 2004-2013. The EIS is responsible for the care of elite athletes (disabled and able-bodied) at elite and Olympic level. Sports include GB Hockey, Rowing, Canoeing, Synchronised swimming and athletes from other sports such as Women's cricket and Rugby.
  • Sports Physician Parkside Hospital, Wimbledon 2007-2012
  • Sports Physician BUPA Wellness, Reading from 2011-2014
  • Club Doctor and Medical Lead at London Irish Rugby from 2004-2012
  • Team Doctor for England and GB Hockey from 2001 and Chief Medical Officer from 2004-2017, responsible for co-ordinating medical care and policy for the men's and women's programmes from Senior to U16 level
  • National Governing Body Doctor for GB Synchronised swimming from 2007-2013
  • Club Doctor at Southampton Football Club 2005-2008
  • Substantive Consultant in SEM at Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust from 2010, leading the NHS musculoskeletal service
  • Match Day Doctor for RFU at Twickenham from 2011 and independent match reviewer of concussive events in all premiership European and International games
  • Vice-Chair of Appraisal Committee, Examiner, Council Member & Regional representative (South West) for Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine

Major Sporting Events

  • Travelled globally with Hockey and Rugby
  • Team Doctor for GB Hockey at 2006, 2010 Commonwealth Games and 2008, 2012 & 2016 Olympic Games (incl. Team Doctor For Gold Medal Women’s Team Rio 2016)
  • HQ Doctor at 2014 Commonwealth Games for Team England
  • Chief Medical Officer for Team England 2017 Junior Commonwealth and 2018 Senior Commonwealth Games
  • 4 Hockey World Cups, 4 European Cups and 4 Champions Trophies
  • Doctor for The Oval at World T20 Cricket World Cup 2010
  • Independent Match Doctor for Rugby World Cup 2015, including World Cup Final


  • Senior Lecturer in SEM University of Bath 2005-2012, Part Time Teaching Fellow from 2012
  • Examiner for SEM for both University of Bath and Faculty of Sports Medicine
  • Tutor for RFU Pitch Side Trauma Care course
  • Regularly lectures nationally and internationally
  • Regular CPD presentations at Circle Hospital, Candover Clinic and Sarum Road Hospital


  • FSEM
  • RSM

Specialist Interests

  • All aspects of general SEM
  • Paediatric SEM
  • Exercise-related lower leg pain. Including compartment pressure testing
  • Tendon injuries
  • Sport related concussion

Specialist Procedures

  • Compartment Pressure Testing
  • Extra-Corporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)
  • Autologous blood, PRP and steroid injections
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
Dr Mike Rossiter