Kate Jordan Dr.

Specialities
Sports and Exercise Medicine
Languages
English

Core competencies

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries: joint and soft tissue acute and chronic / overuse or stress injuries
  • Tendinopathies
  • Concussion assessment
  • Fatigue and unperformance
  • Exercise prescription and advice on exercise for/with illness 
  • Ultrasound guided injections

Profile

Nationality
British
Summary
Dr. Jordan is a UK trained Sports Medicine Physician. She has worked with international teams including the British Olympic Team, Scottish Rugby and Football and at the Scottish Institute of Sport. In addition to her clinic work, she currently works with British Swimming, for World Rugby as a tournament doctor and a medical educator, and in anti doping. She has experience of working with elite athletes at many major multi-sport games, including London 2012 Olympics, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games, Baku 2015 European Games, as Chief Medical Officer for the Great Britain Team at the Youth Olympics in Tblisi 2015 and as a team doctor for the Great Britain Olympic team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, a role she will repeat in 2021 at the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games.

Dr. Jordan applies her experience in elite sport to athletes of all abilities and believes in a detailed approach to illness and injury assessment, working as a team with the patient and wider multidisciplinary team to decide and implement the most effective evidence based care plan. Dr. Jordan is also an advocate of the 'exercise as medicine' approach and is currently working on a project to improve the way doctors discuss physical activity. She enjoys exploring ways to increase physical activity with her patients and can provide advice on safe and personalised approaches to exercise for patients with chronic illness or injury. Prior to specialising in sports medicine, Dr Jordan worked as a partner in a family medicine practice giving her an excellent general medicine background and allowing her to treat patients holistically considering and addressing all contributing factors.

Qualification

Member of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK)
International Olympic Committee Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine with distinction
Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK)
MRCGP (UK)
MBBS (UK)

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