Dr Whittaker is a Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine who has extensive experience managing acute and chronic problems. He is also qualified in musculoskeletal ultrasound and injections.
David completed his consultant training programme in London which included working at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health. He was awarded the Donald McLeod Medal as the highest performing candidate during examinations for membership of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, and has worked across a variety of elite sporting domains, including with high level footballers, Olympians and Paralympians.
David has also worked as a doctor at the Lawn Tennis Association and has a particular interest in musculoskeletal problems associated with racquet sports. Outside of Pure Sports Medicine, David works at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, and is a passionate runner, tennis and squash player.
Sports Injuries, Overuse Injuries, Musculoskeletal ultrasound, Tendinopathy, Ultrasound guided injections, Racket Sports Injuries and Tennis related injuries and rehabilitation
Rugby, Running, Tennis and Squash
Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust
Club Doctor at AFC Wimbledon and worked with elite footballers at Brentford Football Club, worked with elite tennis players as Doctor to the Lawn Tennis Association, worked with athletes including Olympians and Paralympians at the English Institute of Sport and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine