About this event

  • Date and time Mon 23 Sep 2019 from 8:15am to 4:50pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sport and Exercise Medicine

This one-day event will review common imaging practices in sports, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal medicine. We will be joined by Dr. Noel Pollock, British Athletics lead doctor and author of the seminal British Athletics Muscle Injury Classification paper, Dr. Gary O'Driscoll, Arsenal Football Club's First team doctor and Dr. Bhav Kumar, Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant at the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health.

This unique conference combines practical radiology techniques and guidance, with a top-level clinical perspective.

You will also have the opportunity to discover novel methods of imaging as we witness cutting edge research and technology in action. 

Topics include:

  • Current best practice for imaging common musculoskeletal problems, including joints
  • Tendinopathy imaging
  • Sports medicine imaging, including cardiology and concussion
  • Elite sports medicine experiences


Earlybird pricing available until 24 July 2019.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£60.00 £45.00 £45.00 £40.00 £35.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£125.00 £75.00 £65.00 £45.00

Key speakers

Dr Noel Pollock

Dr Noel Pollock

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine and Chief Medical Officer for British Athletics

Dr Gary O'Driscoll

Dr Gary O'Driscoll

Head of Medical Services at Arsenal Football Club

Dr Bhav Kumar

Dr Bhav Kumar

Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Session one

Chair: Introduction

Dr Dan Brooke, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, London Deanery

Key note speaker: Imaging in tendinopathies

Dr Bhav Kumar, Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Imaging in the sporting shoulder

Dr Kannan Rajesparan, Radiology Consultant, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Imaging of the wrist and hand

Dr James Thing, Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Pure Sports Medicine

The role of pitch-side ultrasound including cases

Dr Ade Adejuwon, Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, HCA Healthcare

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
British Athletics muscle injury classification – an update

Dr Noel Pollock, Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Chief Medical Officer to British Athletics

To be confirmed
Spinal imaging including trauma

Mr Alex Montgomery, Spinal Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Panel discussion

Session two

Chair: Introduction

Dr Ajai Seth, Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Pure Sports Medicine

Novel concepts in imaging of the tendon

To be confirmed 

Foot and ankle imaging – the surgeon’s perspective

Mr Peter Rosenfeld, Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Fortius Clinic

Imaging of the knee

Dr Monica Khanna, Radiology Consultant

Imaging of the hip, including femoroacetabular impingement

Dr Syed Babar, Radiology Consultant, Imperial Healthcare

Tea and coffee break
Experiences of imaging in elite sport

Dr Gary O’Driscoll, 1st team Doctor, Arsenal Football Club

Cardiac imaging in the athletic population

Dr Aneil Malhotra, Cardiology Consultant

Imaging in concussion – is there a role?

Dr Etienne Laverse, Neurology Consultant, University College London Hospitals

Panel discussion

Concluding remarks
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom