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Dr Kal Parmar is a leading Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine dealing with general and specialist areas of sports and exercise medicine. He has particular expertise in conservative management of musculoskeletal injury. Specialist skills include diagnostic and interventional ultrasound and emerging fields of Orthobiologics and non-steroid injection alternatives.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Sports and exercise
Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Orthobiologics - PRP, viscosupplement and prolotherapy injections
Rugby and Football Medicine, contact sport injury
Running and Triathlon Injury
Athletic Hip and Groin Pain

Professional profile

Dr Kal Parmar is a leading Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, based in private practice in London and Leicester, dealing with general and specialist areas of sports medicine. He consults and teaches widely in this area with lecturing and teaching roles at University College London (UCL) and The Centre for Ultrasound Studies in Bournemouth. Roles at the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine in the UK include subcommittee member in musculoskeletal ultrasound and conducting annual appraisals for Sports Medicine doctors as an appraiser.

He has been working in the City of London since 2008, seeing a mixture of recreational, semi-professional and professional athletes from all over the UK. He is one of only a handful of doctors in Europe to have undergone advanced specialist training in Sports Medicine in Australia, including the world-renowned Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Work is based on a multidisciplinary team approach working with physiotherapists and other allied health professionals, as well as secondary referral to specialist sports orthopaedic surgeons as needed. A large part of his practice is ultrasound scanning and injections of steroid and non-steroid alternatives as well as the emerging areas of Orthobiologics, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections.

He has an overseas practice in Bermuda where he consults once every six weeks seeing a range of patients from recreational to Olympic athletes and professional footballers. He is also Medical Advisor to Leicester Tigers Rugby Union Club, having previously been Club Doctor for 10 years.

Clinical interests

  • Orthobiologics - PRP, viscosupplements, prolotherapy
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound scanning

Current posts

  • Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine
    London International Patient Services

Medical training

Year qualified 1995
  • Birmingham 1990 - 1995

Personal interests

Outside of Medicine, he enjoys keeping fit by doing regular hot yoga practice and swimming. He is trained in Krav Maga self-defence and is an experienced Scuba Diver and manages to find time for an occasional game of golf. Apart from that, he has a love of Italian Red wines and travels widely.