Dr Julia Newton



GMC number: 4087588

Practising since: 1994


Rheumatology, Sport and Exercise Medicine

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Dr Newton was appointed as a consultant in Rheumatology/Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) at the Oxford University Hospitals Trust in 2006 and has worked for the English Institute of Sport as a Senior Sports Physician since 2007 looking after elite athletes in a multi-sport environment.

She graduated from Manchester medical school in 1994 with honours, started her specialist training in Rheumatology in Manchester then transferred to Oxford to undertake a DPhil which was completed in 2002. She completed a Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (UCL) with distinction in 2005 and has specialised in Sport and Exercise Medicine since then.

Dr Newton is clinical lead for the SEM department in Oxford and has been the training program director for the specialty training scheme in the Oxford Deanery since its inception in 2008. She is the Deputy Head of School for the School of Medicine, chair of the Specialty Advisory Committee and was elected as a council member for the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine in 2016.

Dr Newton sees the whole spectrum of musculoskeletal, sport and exercise associated problems and has particular interest in: female and adolescent athletes, bone stress and stress fractures and in injuries related to high volume training.

Other interests

  • Female athlete problems
  • Adolescent athlete problems
  • Bone stress and stress fractures
  • High volume training injuries
  • Tendinopathy

Personal interests

Running, equestrian activities

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Julia Newton at Nuffield Health

  • Image guided joint injections

Locations Dr Julia Newton works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Related experience


Dr Newton is part of the Arthritis Research UK Centre of Excellence in Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis. This Centre studies the relationship between acute and chronic repetitive injury and the development of osteoarthritis with the aim of developing treatments to minimise osteoarthritis following injury. She also has an interest in bone stress/stress fractures and tendinopathy.


  • Fellow, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians
  • Specialty Advisory Committee for Sport and Exercise Medicine

Other posts held

  • Consultant, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University NHS Trust
  • Sports Physician, English Institute of Sport
  • Honorary Lecturer, NDORMS, University Of Oxford

Insurers Dr Julia Newton works with

Dr Julia Newton works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Dr Julia Newton does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Julia Newton does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Julia Newton does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.