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Faculty

Dr. Peter Resteghini

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Dr. Peter Resteghini is a Consultant Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Sonographer and Honorary Visiting Senior Clinical Fellow. He is the Course Director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound which he established in collaboration with the Homerton University Hospital and The University of East London. He currently works in the NHS Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine Clinics and Radiology Department at the Homerton University Hospital.

Peter has over 25 years of clinical experience in the field of Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine. Qualifications include a PhD and training to become an independent prescriber. His teaching commitments include work at Canterbury University and UCL as well as lectures given in Australia, America, Egypt, Norway Ireland and Canada.

Research interests and projects include the use of autologous blood in the management of tendinopathy, high volume ultrasound guided injection for chronic Achilles tendinopathy, Extra-corporeal shockwave therapy in the management of tendinopathy and the evaluation of carpal tunnel using ultrasound.

Mr. Freddy Markovits

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Fredy graduated with a BSc in Physiotherapy from the University of East London in 2012. In addition to being a practicing Physiotherapist Fredy is also an anatomy teacher holding a guest lecturer position at The University of East London's School of Health, Sport and Bioscience. Fredy also works at St George's University as an anatomy demonstrator.

Since his graduation Fredy has worked in a private capacity with a number of professional athletes focusing on both rehabilitation post injury and injury prevention. His list of clientele includes a number of elite level cage-fighters, wrestlers, and body-builders. Fredy employs his knowledge of weight-management and experience in exercise prescription to design specific programs for each client, offering sports massage in additional to traditional physiotherapy assessment and treatment.

Dr. James Sarkodieh

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Dr James Sarkodieh is a Consultant Radiologist at Barts Health NHS trust. He obtained his primary medical degree at Barts and the London, passing with distinction. He also undertook an intercalated degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine during which he researched the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided high volume injections for Achilles tendinopathy.

Following his general Radiology training, James gained subspecialty experience in Musculoskeletal and Paediatric imaging through time spent at Royal London, Great Ormond Street and Stanmore RNOH.

He has a major interest in adult and paediatric MSK ultrasound and performs therapeutic ultrasound-guided injections as part of his regular practice. He has a track record of excellent MSK ultrasound teaching both in the work-based setting and through course-based ultrasound facilitation.

To add to his professional experience, James has played football at semi-professional level and is a qualified FA referee. Hence he carries the knowledge, skills and motivation to effectively diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal injuries.

James is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, member of the British Society of Skeletal Radiologists, European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology and British Medical Association.

www.drjamessarkodieh.com

Dr. Steven Burke

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Dr Stephen Burke is a Consultant Radiologist with an interest in MSK radiology. He obtained his primary medical degree in Dublin's UCD in 1986. Radiology training was undertaken at West Midlands rotation and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Stephen now holds a Consultant position at Homerton University since 2003.

A member of ESSR Stephen is a keen teacher of radiology trainees and allied professionals in MSK US.



Dr Tamim Khanbhai

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Dr Tamim Khanbhai is a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine at Homerton University hospital and has worked extensively in professional sport, most recently as Head Doctor for West Ham United FC.

Over the last two years he has worked as a consultant at the Defence Military Rehabilitation Centre (Headley Court) developing specific interest in complex musculoskeletal and tendon problems, using musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

He has a passion for teaching and musculoskeletal ultrasound, currently working within the radiology departments at Homerton and Chelsea & Westminster hospital.

Mr Christopher Myers

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Chris is a highly experienced Extended Scope Physiotherapist, Osteopath & MSK Sonographer. Chris has fully integrated diagnostic ultrasound into his clinical practice and carries out articular and peri-articular ultrasound guided injections.

Chris is a qualified musculoskeletal sonographer, with a PG Cert and CASE accredited qualification from Canterbury Christ Church University. He has taught ultrasound both nationally and internationally on a variety of courses and conferences, at universities and professional sports clubs. He teaches diagnostic ultrasound as visiting lecturer at University College London (UCL) and Canterbury University.

Chris runs a group of private physiotherapy practices, Complete Physio, based in London treating recreational and elite level sports people. He has worked for the English Institute of Sport (EIS), British Athletics, Tottenham FC and worked at the London Olympics.

Chris is passionate about integrating ultrasound into practice and feels it is an invaluable tool in the diagnosis and management of MSK conditions. He has a particular interest in tendon pathology and shoulder pain.

Mr Paul Hattam

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Paul is a physiotherapist based in private practice in Sheffield, UK. He has many years of clinical experience having also worked in the NHS in an advanced practitioner role. He has co-written 2 books - 'Special Tests - an evidence-based guide for clinicians' (Elsevier) and 'ABC of common soft tissue disorders' (Wiley).

Paul retains a keen interest in advanced practice and is also module leader for the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine's injection therapy programme. He sat on the Medicines Management Advisory Group at the CSP which played a major role in achieving independent prescribing rights for physiotherapists a qualification he obtained in 2018.

Paul considers the introduction of USS guided injections into his practice to have been of significant benefit to the service he offers in terms of clinical justification to inject (or not), patient confidence and treatment outcome.

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