Dr Shabaaz Mughal

Dr Shabaaz Mughal

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant) 04712626

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Shabaaz is a highly experienced Consultant Physician in Sport & Exercise Medicine. He was one of the first consultants in the country in this medical speciality.
He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine and has 14 years of experience in elite sport, primarily in football but across a wide range of sports. Currently in private practice, he has most recently led the medical and sport science department at Tottenham Hotspur FC during a very successful period in the club’s recent history, spending 12 years in total there. He is a multiple award-winning doctor, gaining international recognition for his role in the on field cardioplumonary resuscitation of Fabrice Muamba.
Shabaaz has held numerous positions of responsibility including Chair of the Premier League Doctors Group and President of the Royal Society of Medicine, Sport and Exercise Medicine section.
He has contributed significantly to the development of medical care in the Premier League as a member of the Premier League Medical Working Group and Steering Group on Head Injuries and Concussion.
Shabaaz has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on a wide range of topics in Sport and Exercise Medicine including role of the club doctor, sudden cardiac arrest in sport, concussion, sportsmen’s groin, musculoskeletal injuries and screening programs in elite sport.
He believes in a holistic patient centred approach to his practice and ensures that all patients receive the standards of care and expertise given to elite athletes.
Shabaaz is highly skilled in the management of all musculoskeletal and sports injuries providing point of contact musculoskeletal ultrasound examination as part of his practice. However seriously your take your sport or physical activity, he believes you should always be able to return to that level if not exceed it and will strive to do his utmost to make this possible.

Areas of interest

Sports and Exercise medicine;
Musculoskeletal medicine;
Sports injuries;
Musculoskeletal pain and injuries;
Sports and musculoskeletal injury diagnosis, management and rehabilitation;
Football medicine;
Rehabilitation medicine;
Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound;
Ultrasound guided joint and soft tissue injections;
Sports nutrition and healthy lifestyle advice;
Non operative management of knee and ankle injuries;
Complex sports hip and groin injuries;
Ligament and tendon pain and injuries;
Rehabilitation from long term musculoskeletal injuries and from post viral illness;
Regenerative medicine;

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Procedures completed

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - unilateral - (1-5)

    London Independent Hospital (The) (1-5)

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