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Dr Roger Wolman

Consultant in Rheumatologist and in Sports and Exercise Medicine

Roger Wolman is a Consultant in Rheumatology and SEM and a founding partner of NIDMS having been medical advisor to One Dance (Dance UK) for over 15 years. He set up the first NHS/NIDMS Dance Medicine clinic at the RNOH which moved to the Royal London Hospital/QMUL from where he now works as Reader in the Department of Sport and Exercise Medicine. His clinical work includes treating dancers. His research interests include bone health, vitamin D and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S). He was awarded the One Dance Jane Attenborough Award for outstanding contribution to Dance for 2019 and in 2020 was appointed honorary Professor at University of Wolverhampton.

Dr Roger Wolman is dually qualified as a Consultant in Rheumatologist and in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He is based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust and provides private practice in the central and north-west London areas.

Dr Wolman went to medical school at the University of Manchester. He completed his general medical training in London. He then completed specialist medical training in Rheumatology, Rehabilitation Medicine and Sport and Exercise Medicine, also in London. During this period he spent 3 years completing a Medical Doctorate on Exercise and Osteoporosis (awarded by University of Manchester). He was also awarded a prestigious Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship, which he used to study sport and exercise medicine in North America. In 1994 Dr Wolman was appointed Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and additionally appointed Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, the first such appointment in the NHS.

He has specialist accreditation in Rheumatology, Sport & Exercise Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Professional Memberships:

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • British Society for Rheumatology

  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine

  • Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

  • British Medical Association

  • National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Joint Injections

  • Soft Tissue Injections

  • Shockwave therapy

  • Ultrasound scanning

  • Sports Medecine

  • Back pain

  • Neck pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Hypermobility (18+)

  • Knee pain

  • Foot and Ankle pain

  • Hip pain

  • Shoulder pain

  • Sports injuries

  • Dance Injuries

  • Sports Injuries in Children aged 12 and over

  • Tendinopathy

  • Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

  • Exercise Prescription in Management of Chronic Disease

  • Rehabilitation and recovery from COVID-19

Dr Roger Wolman
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