Dr Sam Botchey

Dr Sam Botchey

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant) 07290517


  • 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

Dr Sam Botchey is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) with extensive experience managing acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries in people of all ages and backgrounds working privately, within the NHS and elite sport.

He is passionate about non-surgical management in musculoskeletal medicine and believes that focussing on a clear diagnosis and management plan allows for the best chance of patients returning to the activities and sports they love.
He has had his fare share of injuries and understands how frustrating they can be.

He works as a civilian SEM Consultant in a Ministry of Defence post at the Aldershot Regional Rehabilitation Unit and within the NHS Frimley ICB Advanced Musculoskeletal and Diagnostics Service.

He works at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and is an NFL Teams doctor for the London Games.
He works with the England Football Teams development squads and with the senior teams on Match Days as part of the Wembley Stadium Pitch Side Team.
His previous elite sport experience includes roles at Premiership Rugby, Chelsea Football Club, Arsenal Football Club, London Irish Rugby Football Club, Saracens Rugby Football Club, Southampton Football Club, Oxford University Rugby Club and a variety of sports at the UK Sports Institute (Formally English Institute of Sport).

He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine having completed Higher Specialty training in the prestigious Oxford Deanery at the world-renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre following emergency medicine training at the London Trauma Centre in St Marys Paddington. He has a masters degree in Sport, Medicine Exercise and Health from the University College London.

He has a special interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound both as a diagnostic and interventional tool and received a distinction in a Post Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound from the University of East London.

Treatments offered:

� Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

� Ultrasound-Guided Corticosteroid Injections to Joint, Soft Tissue and Tendon Sheath

� Ultrasound-Guided Hyaluronic Acid (viscosupplementation) Injections to Joints

� Ultrasound-Guided Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections to Joint, Soft Tissue, Tendon and Tendon Sheath

� Ultrasound-Guided Shoulder Hydrodistension/Hydrodilatation Injection of Frozen Shoulder

� Ultrasound-Guided High-Volume Injection or Hydrodissection of Tendon Sheath

� Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) of Soft Tissue and Tendons

Areas of interest

Ultrasound Guided injections

Shoulder Pain

Knee Pain

Hip Pain


Stress Fractures

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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)

    Syon Clinic (1-5)

  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)

    Syon Clinic (1-5)

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