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Dr Peter Myers is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Sports Medicine. He is a Senior Consultant Surgeon at the Mater Public Hospital and is in private practice at the Brisbane Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Queensland.
After graduating in Medicine from the University of Queensland, Dr Myers completed his Orthopaedic Training in Queensland, before undertaking two years of Fellowship training overseas working in Sports Orthopaedic Centres in Atlanta (USA), Toronto (Canada), and Edinburgh (Scotland). Dr Myers attends a number of Brisbane's Sporting Clubs as Team Doctor. He is on State, National and International Committees for various Sporting Associations, and is a past President of the Australian Knee Society and Patron of Sports Medicine Australia (Qld Branch). His practice focuses on Sports Orthopaedics and knee surgery. He is a past President of the Australian Knee Society and a College Examiner in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr Myers has published and presented numerous papers on Sports Medicine and other topics both locally and internationally. In 1992, he was awarded Honorary Membership of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. In 2000, he was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for services to sport, and in 2014, Dr Myers was appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
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Mr Peter Thompson qualified from Birmingham University Medical School in 1992 and completed specialist training in orthopaedic and trauma surgery in London in 2004, before undertaking a fellowship in Knee, Sports and Arthroplasty Surgery in Victoria, Australia.
Mr Thompson took up a consultant post at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire in April 2005. He was Clinical Director of the orthopaedic department from January 2011 to April 2014 with responsibility for leading a large team of orthopaedic surgeons.
His interests cover all areas of knee surgery from sports injuries to revision knee replacement. He has links with a number of professional sports teams within the UK.
In addition, Mr Thompson is dedicated to the surgical training of undergraduate medical students at Warwick University, junior doctors and specialist orthopaedic registrars. He teaches regularly on national and international courses and lectures at Warwick University where he has an honorary associate professorship.
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Dr Adam Mitchell specialises in musculoskeletal imaging, with particular expertise in sports injury. He is radiologist to several Premier League football teams, professional cricket clubs and numerous rugby union teams, including England. He also provided radiological imaging services for individual athletes at the Beijing 2008 Olympics and was an on-site radiologist at the London 2012 Olympics.
In addition to his role at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Dr Mitchell is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College in London. He is also an international lecturer and teacher in radiology related to sports and exercise medicine, orthopaedics and rheumatology.
Dr Mitchell is an author of Gray's Anatomy for Students 1st and 2nd editions, Gray's Pocket Atlas of Anatomy and Gray's Anatomy for Students flash cards, as well as the editor of multiple books, including Applied Radiological Anatomy and Applied Radiological Anatomy for Medical Students and has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers.
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Mr Johan Witt's Orthopaedic training was in London and Boston, USA, with fellowships in Sydney and Bern.
Mr Witt specialises in hip disorders and a large part of his practice relates to hip problems that occur in young adults, particularly those involved in a wide variety of sports. His special interests relate to joint preservation surgery techniques including arthroscopic hip surgery and minimally invasive techniques for acetabular osteotomies, as well as total hip replacements.
Mr Witt has published a variety of peer-reviewed papers, has written many reviews for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and International Orthopaedics, runs annual courses on techniques of hip joint preservation surgery, and is an invited faculty member for national and international meetings.
Dr Justin Lee qualified from the University of London in 1995 after winning several undergraduate medical school prizes. After completing basic surgical training in London and becoming a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999, he pursued a career in diagnostic radiology.
Dr Justin Lee was appointed to the Consultant Staff at the Chelsea and Westminster in February 2005 after completing his training there. He developed his musculoskeletal interest at the Chelsea and took up Honorary Fellowships in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford in his final year of training.
Dr Justin Lee has a particular interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and sports imaging. He provides radiology services for the Artois ATP tennis tournament and works with various Premiership football and rugby clubs as well as working with the British Olympic medical team. Dr Justin Lee has also worked as a radiologist for the NFL International Series UK and the British and Irish Lions rugby squad.
Dr Justin Lee is the author of three book chapters and has written for 35 PubMed publications in musculoskeletal imaging. He has also contributed to Gray's Anatomy. Dr Justin Lee has presented at national and international science research meetings on numerous occasions and is a tutor on BMUS, UKRC MSK Ultrasound and Oxford Skills courses, and is also Lead Organiser for the London course in Clinic Radiology.
Dr Noel Pollock works as a Sports Medicine Doctor for UK Athletics, providing medical services to the Great Britain Track and Field team, at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and Lee Valley Athletics Centre.
Dr Pollock graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen's University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University in 2006.
Since 2006 Dr Pollock has been the Great Britain team doctor at seventeen European Championships and six World Championships, including the IAAF World Championships in 2009, 2013 and 2015, the Beijing Paralympic Games and CWG England Team doctor at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He was also a sports medicine lead doctor in the London 2012 Athletics Stadium.
His special interests are Achilles tendinopathy, muscle injuries and injection therapy. Dr Pollock is a former endurance athlete and won national titles and international honours for Northern Ireland in cross country, 5k and 1500m. Dr Pollock is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine.
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