Dr Stephen Chew -
Consultant in Musculoskeletal,
Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr Stephen Chew -
Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr Stephen Chew

BSc (Hons) MBBS PG Dip FFSEM FRCP

Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr Stephen Chew works for Wimbledon Clinics as a Consultant Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine. He provides accurate diagnosis and management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, helping to keep his patients remain physically active. He can deal with soft tissue, muscle, tendon and joint problems alongside bone stress injuries, in recreational and elite athletes. In addition Stephen can provide Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and Image Guided injections as necessary.


About Stephen

Stephen graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine (formerly St Mary’s Hospital Medical School) in 2002. He undertook further training in rheumatology and medical specialties at teaching hospitals in and around North West London, gaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians. In 2008 he started Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) higher specialist training, working at the Olympic Medical Institute for 18 months, as well as centre’s of excellence in and around central London such as UCLH and Imperial College NHS Trust. Throughout this four-year period he gained invaluable experience in the management of musculoskeletal and physical activity related (“sport”) injuries in both elite and recreational patients.

His current sport role is as match day Sport Physician for the Premiership Wasps Rugby Union side, and he stepped down as Chief Medical Officer for the School Games in December 2017. He has extensive international travel experience with teams having been a Headquarters Medical Officer for Commonwealth Games England for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, and Medical officer for the Team GBR delegation both at the World University Games in Shenzen, China in 2011 and Kazan, Russia in 2013. Previously he has worked with the RFU Women’s division as Lead Doctor helping set up their National Divisional program, worked at various clinics for the English Institute of Sport (EIS), and was the SEM physician for LOCOG at the Olympic Stadium during London 2012.

Stephen holds an honorary Consultant appointment at Imperial College Heathcare NHS Trust where he helps run a Diabetes and Physical Activity service. He was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London in November 2020.

WHAT ARE YOUR SYMPTOMS?

Back & Neck

Back or neck injuries can affect you at any age, sometimes causing you severe pain and impacting everyday life.

They can often prevent you from carrying out physical work or participating in sports.

We can provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat back or neck injuries. You may be suffering back or neck pain as a result of an injury from heavy lifting, some sports or even your posture. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will make an assessment and determine what treatment you require.

Foot & Ankle

Foot and ankle injuries can be common, and include minor to more acute conditions.

You may experience these problems through participating in sport or leisure activities, or suffer from a long-term condition.

Foot and ankle pain can have a significant impact on your everyday life and mobility.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat foot and ankle problems.

You may be experiencing pain or discomfort if you have suffered a foot or ankle injury. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will assess your condition to determine what treatment you require.

Hip & Groin

You can suffer the pain and restriction of hip or groin injuries at any age, and regardless of whether your lifestyle includes participation in sport.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat hip problems.

If you have suffered a groin injury, our expert multi-disciplinary approach gives you a prompt diagnosis, and a progressive treatment plan.

You may have suffered a groin injury, or have an ongoing problem that has not resolved, and are now experiencing pain or discomfort. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our sports physicians will assess your condition together with a consultant physiotherapist to determine what treatment you require.

Knee

Knee injuries, pain and arthritis can have a significant effect on your everyday life, hindering anyone involved in physical work or participating in sports, and sometimes restricting mobility.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat knee injuries and other knee conditions to restore your confidence and active life.

You may have suffered a knee injury, or have a longer-term or arthritic condition, and are experiencing pain or discomfort. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will make an assessment and determine what treatment – if any – you require.

Shoulder

A shoulder injury can have a significant effect on your everyday life, not to mention how it can hinder anyone involved in physical work or participating in sports.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat upper limb conditions and injuries to help restore activity and confidence.

You may have suffered a shoulder injury and are now experiencing pain or discomfort. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will make an assessment and determine what treatment – if any – you require.

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