Dr Clodagh Dugdale



GMC number: 3088423

Practicing since: 1985


Sport and Exercise Medicine

Consultation times

  • Wednesday week 2 14:00 - 17:00
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Dr Dugdale specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of acute and overuse bony, joint, tendon and soft tissue injuries. She performs diagnostic ultrasound, ultrasound guided steroid, hyaluronic acid and PRP joint and soft tissue injections. Dr Dugdale also treats long term tendinopathies with shock wave therapy (ESWT). 

Trained at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and the Royal London Hospital, her strong academic background includes: Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham; Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University, London; external examiner at the University of Leeds (Sport and Exercise Medicine) and the University of Salford (Trauma and Orthopaedics). She has extensive experience in Medical Law and Ethics, a postgraduate Law Degree and has been Chair of the Research Ethics Committee, University of Nottingham, and a board member at QMUL.

Dr Dugdale consults for the military and for elite level sport. A lead doctor for British Rowing, she is the Chief Medical Officer for the Oman Desert Ultra Marathon and worked for years in rugby, both for RFU and Championship teams. The past year has seen her involvement in the rehabilitation of high-level athletes post COVID.

Dr Dugdale enjoys horse riding and cycling. Recently she completed the Cambridge Half Marathon for Diabetes UK. 

Other interests

  • Diagnostic ultrasound scanning
  • Refer for MRI scans and nerve conduction studies
  • Rehabilitation of recreational and elite athletes
  • Return to sport after Covid
  • Guided soft tissue, tendon & joint injections including steroid, hyaluronic 
  • Autologous blood & PRP

Personal interests

Dr Dugdale enjoys horse riding and cycling. Recently she completed the Cambridge Half Marathon for Diabetes UK.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Clodagh Dugdale at Nuffield Health

  • MRI scan
  • Ultrasound

Locations Dr Clodagh Dugdale works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Insurers Dr Clodagh Dugdale works with

Dr Clodagh Dugdale works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA