Dr Shabaaz Mughal

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCGP, MSc (Sport & Exercise Medicine), PGC (Musculoskeletal Ultrasound), FFSEM (UK)

GMC number: 4712626

Practicing since: 2000

Specialties

Sport and Exercise Medicine

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About

Dr Shabaaz Mughal is an experienced, award-winning consultant, who has held several prestigious positions and lectured widely in sport and exercise medicine. He is committed to taking a patient-centred, holistic approach, dedicated to giving every patient, whether professional sportsperson or not, exemplary care.

His 14 years’ experience in top-level sport include leading Tottenham Hotspur’s Medical and Sport Science department, holding the positions of Chair of the Premier League Doctors Group and President of the Royal Society of Medicine SEM section.


Dr Mughal’s expertise is in caring for all sports and musculoskeletal injuries, areas of focus include ligament and tendon problems, complex sports hip and groin injuries, non-operative management of knee and ankle injuries, football medicine, nutrition, lifestyle medicine and rehabilitation. He offers musculoskeletal ultrasound examination during the consultation to provide an immediate diagnosis. 

In 2012, he played a pivotal role in the on-pitch cardio-pulmonary resuscitation of Bolton Wanderers’ player Fabrice Muamba, winning plaudits worldwide for his intervention. His work on the Premier League Medical Working Group and Steering Group on Head Injuries and Concussion has significantly developed and enhanced medical care in the Premier League.

Languages spoken

English, Punjabi, Urdu

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Research

Published Papers
Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine CJSM April 2015
Resteghini P, Khanbhai T, Mughal S, Sivardeen Z
Double Blind Randomised Controlled Trial: Injection of Autologous Blood for Chronic Patella Tendinopathy
British Journal of Sports Medicine BJSM
Mughal S, Beasley I
BMJ Talk Medicine: Concussion in Football, Podcast November 2014
British Journal of Sports Medicine BJSM
Mughal S, Scott G
BMJ Talk Medicine: Working in Elite Football, Podcast July 2014
British Journal of Sports Medicine BJSM
Resteghini P, Khanbhai T, Mughal S, Sivardeen Z
Prize Winning Abstracts BASEM Congress 2014
Double Blind Randomised Controlled Trial: Injection Of Autologous Blood In The Treatment Of Chronic Patella Tendinopathy—A Pilot Study
Emergencies in Sports Medicine, Oxford University Press 2012
Mughal S

Chapter 9 Head Injuries

Articles and Videos

2021 – https://www.topdoctors.co.uk/medical-articles/joint-soft-tissue-pain-a-comprehensive-expert-overview

Academic Presentations

2021 – BMI The London Independent
Common Sports Injuries and their management
2021 – European Resuscitation Council Guidelines Congress
Reflections on the Fabrice Muamba Incident
Cardiac Arrest Policy in Football: Then and Now
2017 – Institute of Sport and Health
Experiences of a Club Doctor
2017 – Royal London Hospital HEMS
Experiences of a Club Doctor
2017 – University of East London
Experiences of a Club Doctor
2016 – Royal College of Surgeons
Experiences of a Club Doctor
2014/2015 – Royal Society of Medicine
Football Medicine: A Matter of Perspective
Concussion in Football: Use Your Head
2014 – Royal College of Surgeons SEM Masterclass
Concussion in Football: Use Your Head
2014 – FA Medical Society (SE)
Concussion in Football: Use Your Head
2014 – ECOSEP SEM trainee conference – keynote
Sports Medicine: The Club Doctor
2012/2014 – QMUL, CSEM
MSc Course
Player Signing Medicals and Pre Participation Screening
Sportsmen’s Groin
Examiner for OSCE examinations
BSc Course
Current Concepts in Sport and Exercise Medicine
2012/2013/2014 – London Deanery Speciality Registrar Teaching
Player Signing Medicals, Pre Participation Screening and Role of Club Doctor
Football Medicine Seminar
Sportsmen’s Groin
2012 – London District Branch Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference
Stress Fractures in Footballers
2011/2012 -Homerton Hospital Sports Injury Symposium
Cardiac problems in the Young Athlete
Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Elite Football
2010- 2017- Whipps Cross University Hospital GP Workshop
Soft Tissue Problems in Upper Limb
Soft Tissue Problems in Lower Limb
Basic Soft Tissue Rehabilitation Techniques
2010 – Grand Round DMRC Headley Court
Sports Hernia: Evidence Based Management
Unexplained Bilateral Exertional Lower Limb Pain in a Football Player: Case History
2010 – UEL Masters Course Sports Rehabilitation
The Sports Physicians Role in the Multi Disciplinary Sports Medicine Team
2010 – UCL Masters Course Sport and Exercise Medicine
Female Athlete Triad
2009 – 3rd Confederation of African Football Medical Congress, Kigali, Rwanda
FA Head Injury and Concussion Guidelines and Management
FA Cardiac Screening Program and Sudden Cardiac Death
Osteochondral Defect of the Knee: Case Study and Management
Injection of Autologous Blood for Chronic Tendinopathy
2006 – QMUL CSEM 8th Annual Scientific Conference
Evaluating Individual Psychological Preparation of Footballers on Match Day: An Observational Study

Memberships

  • Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Insurers Dr Shabaaz Mughal works with

Dr Shabaaz Mughal works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Bupa Global
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Healix

Declaration

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

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

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