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Dr. Stephen Motto Biography

Dr. Stephen Motto Biography

Dr. Stephen Motto Biography


BM FFSEM Dip Med Ac D M-S Med Dip Sports Med, London Bridge Hospital, Emblem House, 27 Tooley Street London SE1 2PR


Tel: 020 7403 0330



  • CLINICAL Consultant in Sports & Musculoskeletal Medicine, London Bridge Hospital
  • ACADEMIC Honorary Lecturer/Tutor and External Examiner, Department of Sports Medicine, The Royal London Hospital Medical College
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 25th March 1961
  • GMC REG. NO.: 2916332
  • MDU NO.: 1859491



2002 Foundation Fellow of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons & Royal College of Physicians, Ireland


1995 Diploma in Medical Acupuncture


1993 Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine


1989 Diploma in Sports Medicine (London) (Distinction)


1984 Degree in Medicine



1988 – 1989 Diploma Course in Sports Medicine, The London Hospital Medical College, Whitechapel London


1979 – 1984 Medical Degree Course, Southampton University Medical School, Southampton, Hants



1997 – Present Consultant in Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine SM Sports Medicine, London Bridge Hospital – Emblem House, 27 Tooley Street, London SE1 2PR

  • Run my own sports medicine/musculoskeletal medicine practice. Six-seven sessions per week
  • Established a peripheral clinic at Rood Lane Medical Centre in 2001-2002, and at Prestige Health in 2002-2003. Also occasional clinics held at Cannons Health Club, Cousin Lane, London EC4R 3XJ
  • Regular teaching sessions held Monday afternoons for doctors on MSc Course in Sports & Exercise Medicine, Royal London Hospital. Ad hoc training for doctors on MSc Course in Sports & Exercise Medicine at UCL
  • Dr Ian Beasley working for me on Thursday mornings
  • Developing specific interests in shockwave therapy, electromagnetic and neurostimulation (scenar/Inter X) techniques for osteochondral injuries/chronic musculoskeletal pain

1998 – April 2005 Medical Officer Crystal Palace Sports Injury Centre Jubilee Stand, Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London SE19 2BB

  • One session per month until April 2005
  • Provide medical back-up for a physio-led clinic
  • Contributed to in-house training
  • Completed a restrospective study of pulsed electromagnetic therapy (M:Moduliser). Dr Bhatti has submitted paper for publication



1991 – Present Honorary Lecturer/Tutor and External Examiner, Department of Sports Medicine, The Royal London Hospital, London E1 2AD

  • Lecturer and Examiner for the diploma courses in Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy
  • Provide clinical training for doctors on the MSc course
  • Supervised a number of research projects carried out by physiotherapists and doctors; the most recent one involving electromagnetic therapy in 2004
  • Organised and assisted in research



1994 – April 2003 Medical Officer British Olympic Medical Centre, Northwick Park Hospital


1998 – April 2003 Hospital Physician, Department of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Royal London Homeopathic Hospital


1989 – 1997 Sports and Musculoskeletal Physician London Bridge Clinic, One St. Thomas’ Street, London SE1 9RY


1993 – 1999 Honorary Lecturer Tissue Repair Research Unit, Division of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Guy’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Street, London SE1 9RT


1986 – 1988 Honorary Registrar Sports Injuries Clinic Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CBQ 2QQ


1985 – 1988 SHO Rotation West Suffolk Hospital Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2NA