Dr Wotherspoon MBBS Dip Sports Med (Lond) FFSEM UK qualified from St George’s Hospital in 1985 with a view to becoming a primary care physician and Sports Medicine doctor. Having worked in orthopaedics, rheumatology and A&E, he completed his GP vocational training in 1991 before obtaining his diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 1992.
Dr Wotherspoon has extensive field experience having been club doctor at Fulham FC for eight years, London Irish RFC for two years and currently practices at Southampton FC. He was also chief Medical Officer for England and Great Britain hockey for seven years. Most recently he was elected as one of the first fellows of the new Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine.
His main interests are chronic groin pain, exercise related lower leg pain and under performance syndrome in athletes.