Dr Dionisio Izquierdo

Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine

BSc, MBBS, MRCP (UK), MSc (SEM), FFSEM (UK), PgCert (MSK Ultrasound)

Biography

Dr Dionisio Izquierdo is a Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine, and a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (FFSEM) with extensive clinical experience in the management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries across all age groups and in recreational to elite athletes. 

Dionisio is highly skilled in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound and offers a wide range of ultrasound guided injections. He also offers treatments including shockwave therapy and exercise prescription and is happy to offer consultations in Spanish.

Dionisio graduated in Medicine from University College London (UCL) in 2012 before pursuing internal medicine training with an interest in Cardiology before being awarded an MSc in Sport & Exercise Medicine with Merit from UCL in 2019. He then went onto complete Higher Specialist training in the renowned London Deanery. Dionisio has also received a distinction in a Post Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal ultrasound from the University of East London.

Dionisio currently works as a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine within Barts Health NHS Trust and NHS Frimley ICB Advanced Musculoskeletal and Diagnostics Service, and as Club Doctor at Fulham FC managing professional elite footballers from youth Academy teams to the 1st team players in the Premier League.

He has significant experience working within elite sports, including roles at Arsenal FC as the lead doctor for the Arsenal Women’s first team, West Ham Football Club Academy and Women’s first team, Brentford Football Club, the Football Association (FA), the European Tour Golf, and has worked as a medical officer for a range of other sporting disciplines including the London Marathon and the School Games. Dionisio has also worked at the National NHS Dance Injury Clinic treating professional dancers.

Dionisio is passionate about musculoskeletal medicine, particularly the non-surgical management, and is here to support patients holistically in their journey so that they can return to their daily activities and sports as quickly and safely as possible.

Specialist Interests

Sports Injuries, Overuse Injuries, Bone Health, Osteoporosis, Dance Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Tendinopathy, Ultrasound guided injections, Bone Stress Injuries, Football Medicine, Relative Energy Deficiency (REDs), Stress Fractures, The Female Athlete and Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound

Sporting Interests

Athletics, Football, Cycling, Tennis, Swimming, HIIT Training, Basketball, Weightlifting, Padel and Hyrox

Currently Works At

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine within Barts Health NHS Trust, NHS Frimley ICB Advanced Musculoskeletal and Diagnostics Service and Academy Doctor at Fulham FC

Work Experience

Arsenal FC, West Ham FC, Brentford FC, the Football Association (FA), European Tour Golf, London Marathon, The School Games, NHS Dance Injury Clinic at Barts Health NHS Trust, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Homerton University Hospital

Other Experience

PGCert in Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography (Distinction), Honorary Lecturer for Queen Mary University of London BSc & MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine programmes, Co-Lead for Moving Medicine Peri-operative module, Current FSEM Communications Committee Deputy Chair, Current Royal Society of Medicine Sport & Exercise Medicine Council Member, Member of the Royal College of Physicians, Previous FSEM Council Registrar Representative and Royal College of Physicians SEM Council Registrar Representative



Dionisio’s Locations #

St Paul’s EC4M

Our St Paul’s clinic occupies a prime location on the 1st floor of the One New Change development, convenient to Cannon Street, Mansion House and Blackfriars. Offering both face-to-face and remote consultations.

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020 7788 7000