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Dr Stephen Thompson - Croydon


Dr Stephen ThompsonStephen is a Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine. He currently holds private clinics at the Blackberry Clinics, Croydon. He is also the Club Doctor at Brentford Football Club and works as an Consultant in community NHS musculoskeletal and chronic pain clinics in Surrey.

Stephen enjoys treating musculoskeletal and sport-related injuries in both children and adults. He has a keen interest in injuries related to most sports, including football, rugby, racket sports, golf, running and cycling. However, he is also passionate about treating those with musculoskeletal problems in the general population; including osteoarthritis.

Stephen completed his medical training at the University of Edinburgh. Whilst there he also completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport & Exercise Sciences. He then trained as an Emergency Medicine Registrar in Manchester, during which time he gained Membership to the College of Emergency Medicine and also completed a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Medicine through the University of Bath. Stephen then moved on to complete his training in Sport & Exercise Medicine in the East Midlands. In the process he gained membership into the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine and recognition onto the Specialist Register for Sport & Exercise Medicine.

Stephen has worked as a Sports Doctor with many teams and individuals in the elite sport setting. He was the Chief Medical Officer at the World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow, 2015; Field of Play Team Leader in the London Olympics in 2012 and 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow; GB Short Track Speed Skating team physician; British gymnastics age group team and event physician; England Football Association development squad team physician; Nottingham Forest Football Club first team match day and academy doctor; Tournament doctor for the Lawn Tennis Association; Aston Villa Ladies FC team doctor; Chelsea FC Academy medical officer; England U20 RFU medical officer; Medical officer for UK School Games.