Consultant Sports Physician
Dr Courtney Kipps BMBS Msc (Sports Med) MRCS MRCGP MFSEM is a Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, University College London Hospitals and is a Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at UCL and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health. He is lead tutor on UCL's MSc programme in Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health.
Dr Kipps is a fellow or member of the following medical and professional societies:
General Medical Council (GMC).
Education & Training
He graduated in medicine from Nottingham University. Following basic surgical training, he studied for an MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Royal London. He then went on to train as a sport and exercise medicine physician on the London Deanery's specialist training programme during which he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study sport and exercise medicine overseas. This fellowship took him to Harvard and Stanford Universities in the USA as well as Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne in 2010/11. He was appointed to his current post in 2011.
Employment & leadership roles
Dr Kipps is a consultant in the English Institute of Sport and team doctor for Harlequins Rugby Club in the Aviva Premiership. He is the medical director of the London Triathlon, the Blenheim Triathlon and London's Run To The Beat Half-marathon, as well as assistant medical director of the London Marathon. He is co-organiser of Marathon Medicine, the longest running conference on the medicine and science of endurance running internationally.
More information about Dr Kipps and his practice can be found at the Institute of Sport Exercise & Health.