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Dr Mike Rossiter

Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine


  • Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from 2009
  • 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 Partner at The Castle Practice, Wiltshire 1995-2015
  • Diploma in SEM Sport & Exercise Medicine 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
    (Diploma of Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists)
  • MRCGP - 1995
    (Member of Royal College of General Practitioners)
  • Diploma SEM - 1999
  • MSc in SEM - 2003
  • FFSEM (UK) - 2006
    (Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine)
  • FRCP - 2020
    (Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians)

Current Appointments

  • Substantive Consultant in SEM at Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust, leading the NHS musculoskeletal service
  • Vice-President of The Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine
  • Match Day Doctor for RFU at Twickenham covering immediate care and concussive events for all International, Representative, Club, County and Schools and 7s matches hosted there
  • Independent match reviewer of concussive events in all Premiership, European and International games
  • Tutor for RFU Pitchside course
  • Member of UK Anti-Doping TUE Medical Committee
  • Chief Medical Officer Team England Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022

Previous 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
  • 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 England and Team GB
  • 4 Hockey World Cups, 4 European Cups and 4 Champions Trophies
  • Team Doctor for England Hockey at 2006, 2010 Commonwealth Games and GB Hockey at 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
  • Doctor for The Oval at World T20 Cricket World Cup 2010
  • Independent Match Doctor for Rugby World Cup 2015, including World Cup Final
  • Chief Medical Officer Team GB - European Games: Minsk, Belarus 2019
  • Deputy Chief Medical Officer Team GB – Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020


  • 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 Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport course
  • Regular teaching for Wessex & Frimley GP Vocational Training Scheme
  • Lectures nationally and internationally
  • Regular CPD presentations at Candover Clinic and Sarum Road Hospital


  • BASEM (British Association of Sport & Exercsie Medicine)
  • FSEM (Faculty of Sport & Exercsie Medicine (UK) )
  • RCP (Royal College of Physicians)

Specialist Interests

  • All aspects of general SEM and MSK (Musculoskeletal) conditions
  • Paediatric SEM and MSK (Musculoskeletal) conditions
  • Exercise-related lower leg pain
  • Tendon injuries and pain
  • Sport related concussion

Specialist Procedures

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