Dr Leon Creaney, Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine

Dr Leon Creaney

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine

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Dr Leon Creaney MBChB BMedSci MRCP FFSEM

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine


Dr Leon Creaney

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine MBChB BMedSci MRCP FFSEM

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Areas of expertise

  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Injections
  • Sports & exercise medicine
  • Hamstrings


  • HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52-54 Alderley Road Wilmslow, London, SK9 1NY

About Dr Leon Creaney

GMC number: 6027261

Year qualified: 2001

Place of primary qualification: University of Sheffield

Dr Leon Creaney is a highly experienced Sports & Exercise Medicine doctor based in the North West England region, including Manchester, Cheshire, and Liverpool. He graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2001 and subsequently completed medical placements in Rheumatology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, A&E, Intensive Care, and General Practice.

Dr Creaney then dedicated three years to specialised training in Sports and Exercise Medicine in London, where he began his professional career at the Royal London Hospital. His primary focus is on musculoskeletal medicine within the NHS, and he has extensive experience working with various sports teams, including rugby and football teams, British Athletics, and the English Institute of Sport.

Dr Creaney has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal problems, bone health, and exercise-induced conditions such as asthma, fatigue, and anaemia. His expertise extends to a wide range of medical tests and treatments, including epidural injections, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections, biomechanics and gait analysis, cardio-pulmonary exercise testing, exercise prescription, exercise testing, joint injections, musculoskeletal ultrasound, physical fitness assessment, shockwave therapy, soft tissue injection, ultrasound, septoplasty, nasal cautery, tonsillectomy, vocal fold/laryngoscopy, and adenoidectomy.

He is adept at treating a variety of conditions, including overtraining syndrome, unexplained underperformance, tiredness and fatigue in sport, track and field injuries, spinal injections for low back pain, ACL injuries, ankle sprains, back pain, cartilage injuries, cricket injuries, dance injuries, endurance sports injuries, football injuries, hip and groin pain, joint injuries, ligament injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, rugby injuries, running injuries, shin splints, shoulder pain, shoulder tendinopathy, sports injuries, tendinopathy, and tennis injuries.

In his spare time, Dr Creaney is a keen athlete, having competed in 200m and 400m running events. He has been serving the medical community with dedication and expertise since his appointment in 2001.

Areas of expertise

  • Musculo-skeletal problems
  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Hip injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Ankles pain
  • Ultrasound
  • Injections
  • Asthma
  • Anaemia
  • Tiredness
  • Bone health
  • Exercise testing
  • Analysis
  • Chronic disease

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians
General Medical Council
British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine
Medical Protection Society
British Medical Association (BMA)
Football Medicine & Performance Association

Articles by Dr Leon Creaney

Growth factor delivery methods in the management of sports injuries: the state of play

Should athletes be allowed to use performance enhancing drugs?

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