Richard Weiler

Consultant Physician in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine


Dr Richard Weiler qualified from the University of Bristol in 1999, then completed an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine from UCL in 2008. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine and on the Board of the American College of Sports Medicine and Institute of Sports & Exercise Medicine. He is the Club Doctor at West Ham United Football Team and Honorary Consultant, University College London Hospitals. He also lectures and is an external tutor at the UCL Institute of Sport Exercise and Health.

Dr Weiler treats musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries at any age and level of activity and has a particular interest in lower limb rehabilitation following injury or surgery, tendon injuries and groin pain. His focus is on helping patients return to function and reach their goals. He has wide experience in the non-operative management of sports injuries, rehabilitating athletes of all abilities, from all summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes to International and Premier League footballers and rugby players. He also works with teams of healthcare professionals to rehabilitate non-athletes with musculoskeletal conditions, such as back pain and joint pain.

Current appointments

  • Lead medical officer, West Ham United FC
  • British Athletics medical officer
  • Joint Chair Concussion in Para Sport Group (CIPS)
  • IBSA medical committee
  • Team GB medical officer Winter Olympics

Recent appointments

  • Medical Officer Paralympics GB (London 2012 and Rio 2016)
  • Lead Medical Officer, England and Team GB Disability Football, The Football Association
  • Honorary Consultant, University College London Hospitals
  • Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, West Hertfordshire NHS
  • Lecturer and external tutor, UCL Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health
  • Board of Trustees, American College of Sport Medicine
  • Board Member, The Institute of Sports Medicine
  • Fellows Board, Map of Medicine
  • Patron, Wheelchair Dance Sport Association
  • Ambassador DT38 Foundation

Publications, lectures and teaching

He advised the UK’s Department of Health, on Sport and Exercise Medicine and physical activity. The results of this work can be found at:
Author of over 50 peer reviewed articles on sports medicine and physical activity:

Society memberships


  • Fellow Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • Member British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Board of Trustees and Member American College of Sports Medicine
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy

Contact details

To find out more, or to arrange an appointment please call 0203 195 2442.

Secretary details:

Charissa Sullivan
DDI: +44 (0) 203 617 6321
Fax: +44 (0) 203 070 0106

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