Dr Stephen Lewis

MBBS BSc(Hons) AFRCSEd MScSEM MFSEM(UK) PGDipMedUS

Sports Medicine
Musculoskeletal Injuries and Exercise Medicine

Main Speciality

Sports Medicine: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Exercise Medicine

Clinical interests

Tendon and Groin Pain
Ultrasound Imaging
Injection Therapy

Current memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Faculty Sports and Exercise and Medicine (UK)
British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM)
UK Association Doctors in Sport (UKADIS)
British Medical Association (BMA)

Professional Profile

Dr Stephen Lewis is a full-time sports physician and is currently the club doctor for Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club and Chief Medical Officer for Sussex Cricket.

He completed his Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2004 after originally training as an orthopaedic surgeon. He has worked in elite sport since 2002 including eight years in international rugby as Head of Medicine for the England Women’s rugby team and eleven years in the premier league as club doctor for Fulham Football Club. He has also held posts covering Masters Tennis, clinics at the English Institute of Sport, Soccer Aid, and several years working in Rehabilitation Medicine for the Armed Forces.

He has expertise in both acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems, recurrent injuries and patients with conditions proving difficult to diagnose.

He advises patients on recovery and injury prevention strategies, overtraining and fatigue issues and works closely with other clinicians and therapists to provide a complete package of care.