Dr Peter Thomson MBBS, MSc Sports Med (Lond) FFSEM (UK), MRCGP, is a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine. He has practiced privately at Wimbledon Clinics, located at Parkside Hospital, Wimbledon since 2005.
He is an Honorary NHS Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at St George’s Hospital where he has worked as the Lead Physician in MICAS (the Musculoskeletal Interface Clinical Assessment Service) since 2004.
Over the years Peter has gained a wide experience of sporting conditions, having an interest in injuries associated with soccer, rugby, skiing and running. Peter uses diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound in his clinical practice. He has a Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound from Bournemouth University and will complete his Diploma in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in 2015.
Peter qualified from the Westminster & Charing Cross Medical School in 1985. He trained in Sports Medicine at the Academic Department of Sports Medicine, Royal London Hospital & Queen Mary’s College and gained a distinction in his Masters Degree in 2002. In the past he worked as a General Practitioner treating a wide variety of orthopaedic and sports injuries in his practice before becoming a full time Sport and Exercise Medicine Specialist in 2011.
Peter has worked in Academy Football in the past. He acted as a Club Doctor at Esher Rugby Club from 2007 - 2014. Currently he works for the Football Association in disability football and is the Team Doctor for the England Senior B1 Blind Football Team (appointed 2013), having previously worked in partially –sighted football. He was a volunteer Sports Physician at the London 2012 Olympics.
Peter is involved in teaching through the Wimbledon Clinics Educational Programme. He also teaches within the Department of Physiotherapy at St George’s Hospital and is involved in musculoskeletal teaching of GP Registrars.
Peter is a passionate runner and has taken part in distance running up to ½ Marathon level in the UK and abroad. In the past he has helped with the medical cover at London Marathon. He sees amateur and elite runners at Wimbledon Clinics working closely with specialists in biomechanics and lower limb physiotherapy. His aim is to give athletes a best understanding possible of their condition and to work with other allied musculoskeletal practitioners to enable them to return to sport.
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