Dr Robin Chatterjee

Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine

Dr Robin Chatterjee is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine. He specialises in bone, muscle & joint pain of unknown cause. He is experienced in sport and dance related injuries; explores the role of sleep, hormones, stress, nutrition and physical activity in pain using both traditional and cutting edge regenerative techniques.

Sports and exercise medicine
Bengali, English
From £350


Dr Chatterjee has trained in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine in various prestigious establishments such as Charing Cross Hospital, Queen Mary University of London, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital.

Prior to his career as a specialist, Dr Chatterjee worked as a qualified GP, in emergency medicine, anaesthetics and intensive care medicine for a number of years both in the UK and Australia.

He is the peer elected General Secretary of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) and also on the research committee of the European College of Sport & Exercise Physicians (ECOSEP).

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5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL

  • Consultant in Musculoskeletal Medicine
    St George's NHS University Foundation Trust
  • Lead Academy Doctor
    West Ham United Football Club
  • Sport & Exercise Medicine Pitchside Physician
    London Broncos Rugby Football League Club
  • London Deanery Sport & Exercise Medicine Higher Specialist Training Programme
    Queen Mary University of London
  • Visiting lecturer in Sport & Exercise Medicine
    London Deanery Sport & Exercise Medicine training programme
  • Musculoskeletal pain of unknown cause
  • Sports and dance injuries
  • Diagnostic ultrasonography and ultrasound guided injections
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • BASEM Travelling Fellowship awarded for furthering education and research into musculoskeletal pain of unknown cause and functional medicine, February 2019
  • BASEM External meeting sponsorship award given for attendance of cadaveric musculoskeletal ultrasound guided injection course, October 2018
  • 3rd most read and downloaded research study in the British Journal of General Practice in 2017. The study was on GPs' knowledge, use and confidence of national physical activity guidelines
  • Dr Vivien Lane Foundation Scholarship for ground breaking research in low vitamin D levels as a cause of non-specific chronic low back pain, June 2016
  • AXA PPP Healthcare award given for innovative research looking at mechanisms behind the release of alkaline phosphatase from osteoblasts, January 2004
  • Year qualified 2004
  • University of Liverpool (MBChB) 1998-2003
  • University of Liverpool (MMedSci) 2003-2004

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The effect of low vitamin D on chronic non-specific low back pain: A systematic review

Authors: Robin Chatterjee, Stephanie Hemmings, Markus Laupheimer

Year: 2016

Published by: International Musculoskeletal Medicine

Diagnosis and management of intersection syndrome as a cause of wrist pain

Authors: Robin Chatterjee, Jay Vyas

Year: 2016

Published by: British Medical Journal Case Reports

Diagnosis and management of plantar plate tear in an elite 400m athlete

Authors: Robin Chatterjee, Nikos Malliaropoulos, Nat Padhiar

Year: 2016

Published by: Journal of Musculoskeletal Research

Publications and research interests

  • Low vitamin D as a cause of low back pain
  • Mental health in sport
  • Physical activity guidelines
  • Intersection syndrome as a cause of wrist pain
  • Plantar plate tear as a cause of foot pain
  • Parsonage Turner Syndrome causing shoulder pain
  • Elbow and heel pain of unknown cause
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment syndrome as a cause of leg pain

Outside of work, Dr Robin Chatterjee is a devoted husband and father, PADI certified diver, keen amateur cook and avid Liverpool supporter!

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