Dr Michael Burdon

Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal 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 Clinics #

Chancery Lane WC2A

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, our Chancery Lane Clinic is currently closed (due to re-open on 29th June). We are now open for remote consultations only.

Book an appointment
020 3595 1235

Kensington SW7

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, our Kensington Clinic is currently closed (due to re-open on 29th June). We are now open for remote consultations only.

Book an appointment
020 3595 1231

Virtual Clinic

Access our expert Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine services from anywhere in the UK.

Book an appointment
020 3595 1237


Michael’s Blog Posts #

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The Importance of Exercise During Lockdown & Beyond

Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Dr Mike Burdon, explains why regular exercise is even more crucial to health & wellbeing during lockdown.

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Last Minute Advice for Marathon Day

Experienced Marathon runner Dr Mike Burdon, shares his top tips for the London Marathon in the final stretch before race day.

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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

Dr Mike Burdon and Dietitian Linia Patel, share their top tips for maintaining good health during the colder months.