Dr Anita Biswas
BMed Sci , BM BS , MSc (Sports Med) , FFSEM
GMC number: 4038498
Practicing since: 1993
Sport and Exercise Medicine
- Friday 9.30-12.30 weekly
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Dr Biswas qualified at Nottingham University in 1993, working in Accident and Emergency and paediatrics before completing a master’s degree in Sports Medicine. She qualified as a GP, worked at Headley Court (Military Rehabilitation Centre) and then completed a Clinical Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Queen Medical Centre in Nottingham.
For 20 years, she has worked with national and international sports teams (including football, cycling, athletics, sailing, canoeing, hockey, tennis) working at the Olympic Medical Institute, The British Olympic Association Intensive Rehabilitation Unit and the English Institute of Sport. She currently works at the English Institute of Sport at Bisham Abbey with part of her role responsible for optimising athlete health.
She has worked at three Summer and one Winter Paralympic Games (two as Chief Medical Officer), The Commonwealth Games in Manchester, and Olympic Games in London and Rio. She is a tournament doctor for Queen’s and Wimbledon tennis tournaments.
- Prevention and management of sports injuries in exercisers and athletes of all levels
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Knee injuries
- Neck and Shoulder injuries
- Sports-related lower back injuries
- Wrist and elbow injuries
- Female athlete health
- Bone health in athletes
- Adolescent athletes
- Unexplained underperformance
- Exercise prescription and return to exercise
Watching and playing most sports but currently mainly cycling, kayaking, windsurfing and paddle-boarding. Now most of her time is spent helping her two sons to learn some of the sports she never mastered.
Locations Dr Anita Biswas works with
Dr Biswas is currently involved in a project looking at improving respiratory health in elite athletes.
Other posts held
- Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, English Institute of Sport
Insurers Dr Anita Biswas works with
Dr Anita Biswas works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Westfield Health WPA
Dr Anita Biswas does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Anita Biswas does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Anita Biswas does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.