“The difference between a sport and work-related injury is the mechanism by which the injury happens. Helping patients return to their pre-injury levels of activity should be no less important in either group.”
Ademola (Ade) Adejuwon is a Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) and Musculoskeletal Physician.
He studied at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals medical school graduating in 2002 during which time he achieved a further degree in Molecular Medicine and Basic Medical Sciences. He completed his basic surgical training in the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006. He went on to hold a position as a clinical research fellow at University College London Hospital.
Dr Adejuwon worked as a middle grade (Registrar) in Trauma and Orthopaedics in London and Oxford teaching hospitals developing an interest in surgical and non-surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions including sport injuries.
He has been the club doctor for Saracens Rugby Club since 2007, the Chief Medical Officer for the Fireflies cycle tour and the Medical Director for the ‘7s and the City’ sports festival.
He was the lead doctor for England Rugby Under-16, match day doctor during the 2015 Rugby World Cup and was privileged to have led a field-of-play medical team at the London 2012 Olympic games.
He sits on the RFU Medical & Sports Science Technical Advisory Group; he is an MSc supervisor and examiner at University College London and a faculty member for the RFU Immediate Care in Sports course.
Dr Adejuwon is a Honorary Consultant at University College Hospital London NHS Trust and has private practices at The Institute of Sports Exercise and Health (ISEH), Highgate Hospital and Spire Harpenden.
He has a particular interest in Cross-fit, rugby and other contact sports related injuries including concussion management.