Dr I. Stuart Miller


MB ChB, Dip Sport Med, FSEM (UK), CESR (SEM)

GMC number: 2589734

Practicing since: 1982


Sport and Exercise Medicine

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  • Thursday 14:00 - 18:00
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Dr I. Stuart Miller has been a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine for many years, working within performances sport at the English Institute of Sport in Bath and as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the British Paralympic Association.

Having qualified as a doctor in 1982 from Leeds University, he had a spell in General Practice and musculoskeletal medicine, subsequently moving into Sports Medicine, including a spell as the CMO for the England Karate Team. He became the first GMC formally recognized specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine in the United Kingdom in 2008.

In 2008, Dr Miller started his long-term relationship with Paralympic sport, leading the medical services at the Beijing Paralympic Games and supporting the organisation until after the Tokyo 2020 Games (held in 2021). In 2012 he was the lead sports doctor for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics before returning to the Paralympic fold as the CMO for the Sochi Winter Paralympics in 2014, the Rio Paralympics in 2016, and prepared and supported the team in the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeong Chang. He was the CMO for the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2021, and in addition to the organisation and planning process helped develop a strategy for COVID mitigation strategies, and planned the mental health and wellbeing strategy for the Paralympics GB delegation.

From 2005-2015 he was clinical director of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Bath, helping develop the course from a paper-based diploma to a fully-fledged distance learning university MSc.

In June 2022, Dr Miller was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Honours List for services to Paralympic Sport.

Special interests

Areas of clinical interest

  • Running injuries including stress fracture management
  • Cycling problems
  • Unexplained under-performance (overtraining)
  • Rugby and soccer injuries
  • Rehabilitation and return to sport issues
  • Management of sporting groin injuries
  • Racquet sport injuries

Other interests

Stuart has spent many years in the sporting environment, competing or participating in a wide range of sports including: 

  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Endurance walking
  • Racket sports
  • Karate
  • Diving
  • Football and rugby

Personal interests

Dr Miller has been involved in sport most of his life as a competitor in swimming, rugby and football and recreationally in tennis and badminton, running, long distance walking and cycling. He took up karate whilst looking after the national team and has also participated in judo.

As well as a career in sports medicine he also plays the guitar and blues harmonica.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr I. Stuart Miller at Nuffield Health

  • Upper Limb Fractures and Injuries

Locations Dr I. Stuart Miller works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Other posts held

  • Sport Physician and National Medical Lead for Paralympic Sport in the English Institute of Sport
  • Chief Medical Officer British Paralympic Association

Insurers Dr I. Stuart Miller works with

Dr I. Stuart Miller works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Dr I. Stuart Miller does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr I. Stuart Miller does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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