Rhodri is an ex-Army physician with a consultant career spent looking after musculoskeletal issues secondary to sporting, training and trauma related injuries, as well as the diagnosis and management of rheumatological conditions in active individuals.
He ended his military career as Clinical Director of the primary military rehabilitation facility, leading their rehab response to COVID and has extensive experience of amputee and spinal cord rehab.
Rhodri has looked after a wide range of conditions over the years in a wide range of patients including service personnel, Paralympic athletes, professional athletes, people simply trying to keep healthy, and the young and the old.
Rheumatology, MSK Trauma Related Injuries & Rehabilitation and Optimisation of Treatment and Disease Control to Maximise Active Lifestyles
Rugby, Cycling, Triathlon, Marathons, Ironmans and Endurance Sports
Ministry of Defence at DMRC Headley Court and Stanford Hall.
Although similar, there are important differences between Sport & Exercise Medicine and trauma-related rehabilitation. Expert Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine Dr Rhodri Phillip OBE outlines these differences to help you find the right specialist for you.
Dr Rhodri Phillip discusses his career experiences so far as well as his specialist areas of clinical interest and why he believes the team approach is just as important in medicine as it is in sport.