Dr Naheem Ali
Dr Ali is the lead musculoskeletal (MSK) and sports medicine specialist at Lanserhof at The Arts Club. He has over 15 years’ experience of treating patients, working in professional sport, private practice and the NHS. He is currently the Club Doctor at Millwall FC, a professional football team that competes in the EFL Championship.
Dr Ali trained in trauma and orthopaedic surgery and then in general practice with an interest in MSK and sports medicine. He has worked in the spinal unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH), the orthopaedic unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, and more recently in MSK hubs providing care to patients with joints, tendon and back problems.
His special interests include: back pain, prevention of osteoarthritis, MSK sonography, the management of acute MSK/sports injuries, stress fractures, tendon injuries (particularly the Achilles and patella tendon) and shoulder conditions (e.g. frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tears). Dr Ali uses an ultrasound scan to carry out guided joint and soft tissue injections for pain relief and joint regeneration.
Dr Ali promotes a multidisciplinary approach to health and well-being, liaising effectively with our personal trainers, physiotherapists, biomechanics team, lifestyle doctors and orthopaedic specialists to get the best results for his patients.