- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
Dr Hughes has extensive experience in treating Musculoskeletal and Sport related Injuries.
He has worked across a diverse range of elite sport teams and clubs. He was team doctor to the World Champion England Women’s Rugby team and has worked with England Rugby u18s , UK Athletics, Harlequins Rugby and Chelsea Football Club Academy. He worked for several years with the Ministry of Defence at DMCR Headley Court where he specialised in Complex Trauma Injury Rehabilitation. He was the lead Consultant of the Elite Sports Injuries clinic there.
Dr Hughes delivers an expert Sports Medicine opinion on Knee injuries, Hip and Groin pain, Neck and Back pain and Foot and ankle injuries. He has sub speciality interests in tendinopathy management, running injuries, stress fractures and adolescent sports injuries. His uses a team approach working with the patient and physical therapy team using the same rehabilitation principles used in elite sport. He is experienced in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound and works closely with leading Musculoskeletal radiologists. Dr Hughes sees a high case load of tendinopathies including Achilles, patella, plantar facia and tennis elbow. He works closely with the physiotherapy teams and is experienced in the use of shockwave therapy, High Volume injections and Platelet Rich Plasma.
Dr Hughes is a leader in his speciality. He has been Vice President of the Faculty (FSEM), Chairman of the Royal College Specialist Advisory Committee for SEM and has been involved in the education of the next generation of consultants for several years. He is an excellent communicator with colleagues and patients. He lectures on and promotes his specialty nationally and internationally.
Dr Hughes works in full time clinical practice and is based at:
- Fortius Wimbledon
- Fortius City Clinic (75 King William Street W1H 6EQ)
• Vice President of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM)
• Chairman of the SEM Specialist Advisory Committee - Royal College of Physicians
• Chairman of London Training Programme Management Committee
Publications, lectures and teaching
• Faculty Examiner - Sport and Exercise medicine
• Presenter BASEM Conference
• Presenter - Trauma Rehabilitation - British Orthopaedic Association
• Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK
• Member of the Royal Society of Medicine
Areas of interest
Tendinopathies - Achilles, Patella, Tennis and Golfers Elbow:
Running injures - ITB syndrome( runners leg), Fat Pad impingement, Osteoarthritis:
Foot and Ankle Pain - Plantar Fasciitis, Ankle Spains, Turf Toe, Stress fractures:
Shoulder injuries: Impingement, Frozen Shoulder, labral injury:
Stress Fractures Management:
Hip and Groin pain: Hamstring tendinopathy, sports hernia, Hip impingement , osteitis pubis, adductor strain, Hip osteoarthritis, Lateral hip pain:
Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound.
Positional MRI Disc changes in the bridged and adjacent segments following DynesysDynamic Stabilization System after 2 years - Kumar A, Beastall J, Hughes J Karadimas, Nicol M, Hughes J, Smith F, Wardlaw D. Spine 2008 Aug Volume 8, Issue 5, Pages 6S-7S
The Dynesys lumbar spinal stabilization system: a preliminary report on positional magnetic resonance imaging findings.. Beastall J, Karadimas E, Siddiqui M, Nicol M, Hughes J, Smith F, Wardlaw D. Spine 2007 Mar 15;32(6):685-90
Exercise Referral Schemes: The race to keep up! An Evaluation of the Croydon Exercise Referral Scheme. R. Bains, J. Hughes, L. Curtis, S. Corben, June 2008 poster presentation to Scottish annual Public Health conference
Annual Public Health Report – Childhood physical Activity. Hughes JS. Croydon
Primary Care Trust and Borough Council –2007.
Courses offered to GPs
Please contact PA - Mrs Jan Oldridge
- MBBS Imperial College London 2000
- MSc - Surgical Technology Imperial College 2005
- MRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2004
- DRCOG Diplomate of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2006
- Diploma of Sport and Exercise Medicine Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 2006
- MRCGP member of Royal College of General Practitioners ( Distinction) 2007
- FFSEM(uk) Fellow of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine 2009
Reference number 4747110
Affiliations / memberships
Member of Royal Society of medicine
- Fortius Clinic Wimbledon
- 08:00 - 19:30
- 020 3815 3056
- Fortius Clinic Wimbledon
- 09:00 - 18:00
- 020 3815 3056
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, we will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Practice number 0203 815 3056
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)