Dr Jonathan Houghton, Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician

Personal treatment philosophy:

"I approach each individual patient with a holistic view of their problems, taking time to listen to their problems and involving them in each part of the decision making process. I have an empathetic approach and a high level of integrity in deciding which treatment options I feel will be of benefit."

Medical Qualifications

  • BSc Sociology and Medicine, University of London 1993
  • MBBS St Marys Hospital, London 1996
  • MRCP 1999
  • Diploma in Sport and exercise medicine (distinction) 2005 University College London
  • PG Cert in MSK Ultrasound 2011 University Of Bournemouth

Medical Experience

  • Lead Consultant for lower Limb Rehabilitation. British Armed Forces. DMRC Headley Court 2010-
  • Team Doctor. Wales International Football Team
  • Faculty of Sport and Exercise medicine Royal College of Physicians
  • British Association of Sport and Exercise medicine
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise medicine, Cardiff metropolitan University
  • Quality Lead, JRCPTB Specialist Advisory Committee in Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Secretary, Royal College of Physicians Sport and Exercise Medicine Committee
  • Sport and Exercise Medicine Specialist, London Sports Orthopaedics.

Area(s) of speciality / particular clinical interests

Tendinopathy, Overuse injury. Exercise Induced Leg Pain, Hip and Groin Pain, Injury Rehabilitation, Diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, Inflammatory arthritis, Seronegative arthritis.

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