Michael Burdon - Pure Sports Medicine

Michael Burdon

Head of Sports Medicine & Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine

MBBS MSc MRCGP PGD(US) FFSEM(UK)

Mike Burdon
Clinical Interests

Shoulder, Osteoarthritis, Ultrasound Scanning, Injection Therapy, Upper Limb, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Groin, Hip & Knee and Exercise Medicine

Sporting Interests

Football, Running, Swimming, Triathlon, Marathons, Cricket and Hockey

Currently Works At

Chelsea Outpatients Centre, Plymouth, Clinical Fellow & Examiner, University of Bath Sports Medicine MSc, Team Physician to England Football Association & GB Hockey and Faculty Tutor, Centre of Ultrasound Studies, Bournemouth

Work Experience

MoD South West Rehabilitation Unit, Peninsula Sports Medicine, British Swimming & British Diving and Plymouth Argyle FC & Plymouth Albion RFC

Other Experience

GP for 16 years and Event Doctor for London 2012 Olympics (covering aquatic sports)

Michael’s help and advice over the last few years has been so important for my health as a professional swimmer. He is one of the best doctors I’ve ever known, always a phone call away. I am very glad to have had an opportunity to work with such a competent, professional doctor.

Rūta Meilutytė, Olympic Gold Medal Swimming Champion

Michael’s Services #


Michael’s Clinics #

Chancery Lane WC2A

Our Chancery Lane clinic is located on this historic street, convenient to Holborn, Fetter Lane, the Strand, Fleet Street and Covent Garden.

Book an appointment
020 3595 1235

Kensington SW7

Our Kensington clinic on Cromwell Road is located within the Point West Building, convenient to Kensington, Chelsea, Fulham and West London, open 6 days a week.

Book an appointment
020 3595 1231


Michael’s Blog Posts #

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Ski fitness: What happens if you get hurt on the slopes?

Dr Michael Burdon and Physiotherapist Elisabeth Dacker discuss what to do if you get injured skiing.

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Five tips to keep you well this Winter

Dr Mike Burdon shares his top tips for maintaining good health during the colder months.

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Anterior knee pain — It’s all about the diagnosis

Dr Michael Burdon talks through the three most common types of anterior knee pain, along with causes, diagnosis and management.

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Three of the Most Common Injuries in Tennis Players

Head of Sports Medicine Dr Mike Burdon explores the top three injuries in Tennis and how to manage them effectively.