Dr Philip Batty has been involved in elite sports medicine for over 20 years. He worked as the deputy club doctor at Manchester United between 1996 and 1999, before joining the Blackburn Rovers Football Club as Head of Sports Medicine. Combining this role, he took care for a range of athletes, both professional and recreational, of all ages and abilities at the English Institute of Sport, and Sedbergh School.
He became head of Sports Medicine at Manchester City Football Club in 2011-2012, the first year they won the Premier League. Following this, he took the role as Senior Team Doctor for the England Rugby from 2012-2014. He is the Team Doctor for Middlesex County Cricket Club and Consultant to the English National Ballet.
Dr Batty has been heavily involved in training Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) doctors as Training Programme Director, and standard setting as a former Vice President of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK.
He is currently the Educational and Clinical Lead for the Independent Doctors Federation, and Medical Director at the Isokinetic Medical Clinic in London.
He is passionate about the use of exercise as a therapeutic intervention for many medical and orthopaedic conditions, and encourages patients to keep physically active through sport, dance, gardening or whatever motivates each individual.
Training and Awards:
University of Liverpool 1981-1987
Qualified Liverpool Taxi driver to supplement University 1983-1987