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Dr Dionisio Izquierdo

Dr Dionisio Izquierdo

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant) 07304050

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
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Fee assured
Open Referral network

Offers

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

About me

Dr Dionisio Izquierdo is a Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine, and a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (FFSEM) with extensive clinical experience in the management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries across all age groups and in recreational to elite athletes.

Dionisio is highly skilled in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound and offers a wide range of ultrasound guided injections. He also offers treatments including shockwave therapy and exercise prescription and is happy to offer consultations in Spanish.

Dionisio graduated in Medicine from University College London (UCL) in 2012 before pursuing internal medicine training with an interest in Cardiology before being awarded an MSc in Sport & Exercise Medicine with Merit from UCL in 2019. He then went onto complete Higher Specialist training in the renowned London Deanery. Dionisio has also received a distinction in a Post Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal ultrasound from the University of East London.

Dionisio currently works as a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine within Barts Health NHS Trust and NHS Frimley ICB Advanced Musculoskeletal and Diagnostics Service, and as Academy Doctor at Fulham FC.

He has significant experience working within elite sports, including roles at Arsenal FC as the lead doctor for the Arsenal Womens first team, West Ham Football Club Academy and Womens first team, the Football Association (FA), Brentford Football Club, the European Tour Golf, and has worked as a medical officer for a range of other sporting disciplines including the London Marathon and the School Games. Dionisio has also worked at the National NHS Dance Injury Clinic treating professional dancers.

He is also an Honorary Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London on the Sport & Exercise Medicine BSc and MSc programmes.

Dionisio is actively involved in the development of the speciality and currently sits on the Royal Society of Medicine Sport & Exercise Medicine Council and the Faculty Communications Committee, having completed a 3-year term as Faculty Registrar Representative.

Dionisio is passionate about musculoskeletal medicine, particularly the non-surgical management, and is here to support patients holistically in their journey so that they can return to their daily activities and sports as quickly and safely as possible.

Outside of work, Dionisio enjoys spending time with his family, cycling and attending Third Space gym.

Procedures and Treatments offered:
- Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
- Ultrasound-Guided Corticosteroid Injections
- Ultrasound-Guided Hyaluronic Acid (viscosupplementation) Injections
- Ultrasound-Guided Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
- Ultrasound-Guided High Volume Injections/Hydrodissection
- Ultrasound-Guided Shoulder Hydrodistension Injections for frozen shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
- Ultrasound-Guided Barbotage for calcific tendons
- Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)
- Dry needling

Areas of interest

Sports related Injuries
Musculoskeletal Medicine
Football Injuries
Female Athlete Health
Adolescent Sports Medicine
Paediatric Musculoskeletal Medicine
Bone Stress Injuries/Stress Fractures
Dance Medicine
Bone Health
Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (REDs)
Osteoarthritis
Tendon Problems (tendinopathy)
Exercise Medicine to improve chronic health conditions
Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Ultrasound Guided Injection Therapy

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