Dr Kal Parmar is a leading Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, based in private practice in London and Leicester, dealing with general and specialist areas of sports and exercise medicine.
He has been working in the City of London since 2008, seeing a mixture of recreational, semi-professional and professional athletes from all over the UK. He is one of only a handful of doctors in Europe to have undergone advanced specialist training in Sports Medicine in Australia, including the World-renowned Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
Work is based on a multidisciplinary team approach working with physiotherapists and other allied health professionals, as well as secondary referral to specialist sports orthopaedic surgeons as needed.
A large part of his practice is ultrasound scanning and injections of steroid and non-steroid alternatives as well as the emerging areas of Orthobiologics, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections.
Roles at the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine in the UK include subcommittee member in musculoskeletal ultrasound and conducting annual appraisals for Sports Medicine doctors as an appraiser.
- Rugby and football medicine
- Contact sport injury
- Triathlon and running-related injury
- Athletic hip and groin pain
- Diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound
- Orthobiologics and non-steroid injection alternatives
- Mountain Medicine - alpine, trekking and hiking
Recent and current appointments
- Club Doctor, Leicester Tigers Rugby Football Club (2009 – present)
- Past positions
- Rugby - Wallabies Australian Rugby Union Team, Sydney University, Gordon Rugby
- Football - Tottenham Hotspur FC, Sydney United FC, Matildas (Australian Women’s Football Team)
- Multisport events - European Games, Baku, Azerbaijan 2015, London Olympic Games 2012, London Paralympic Games 2012, World University Games, Belgrade, Serbia 2009
- Cricket Australia Men’s Senior Team – 2009 Ashes, 2009 ODI
- Hockey – Kookaburras and Hockeyroos Men’s and Women’s Senior teams
- Tennis - Sydney International Tennis tournament
- Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK