Dr Mark Wotherspoon qualified from St George’s Hospital in 1985 with a view to becoming a primary care physician and sports medicine doctor. Having worked in orthopaedics, rheumatology and A&E, he completed his GP vocational training in 1991 before obtaining his Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 1992.
Dr Wotherspoon has extensive sports medicine experience, having been club doctor at Fulham Football Club for eight years until 2002, London Irish for two years and currently is Medical Officer for Southampton Football Club. He was also Chief Medical Officer for England and Great Britain Hockey for seven years, attending two Commonwealth Games, several European Cups and the 2004 Athens Olympics with them.
He has been a Medical Officer for the England and Wales Cricket Board since 2007 and has travelled on several winter tours including to India, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. He also covered the Home Series in the summer. He is Medical Officer to the European Ladies Golf Tour. Most recently he was elected as one of the first Fellows of the New Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine and is a consultant in sports and exercise medicine with an honorary consultant post at the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke.
- Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
Other posts held
- North Hampshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Mark Wotherspoon does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Mark Wotherspoon does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Mark Wotherspoon holds the following paid advisory role(s) either at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health:
Dr Mark Wotherspoon is a member of the Nuffield Health Expert Advisory Group who provide project specific advisory services on an as required basis. EAG members are paid a day rate of £1,000 or an hourly rate of £150 plus reasonable expenses incurred.