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Dr Leon Creaney
Dr Leon Creaney
Sport & Exercise Medicine
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Dr Leon Creaney is a Sports & Exercise Medicine doctor (physician) based in the North West England region (Manchester, Cheshire & Liverpool). He graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2001, before going on to complete medical placements in Rheumatology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, A&E, Intensive Care and General Practice.

After this he spent three years training specifically in Sports and Exercise Medicine in London and began working at the Royal London Hospital.

He focused primarily on musculoskeletal medicine in the NHS and continued to dedicate time to working in Sport and Exercise Medicine, working with several rugby and football teams, British Athletics, and the English Institute of Sport. He has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal problems, bone health, and conditions induced by exercise such as asthma, fatigue and anaemia.

He currently works for British Athletics in Loughborough

In his spare time he is a keen athlete, having ran 200m and 400m competitively as well as being named a champion in the 2005 & 2017 World Medical Games.

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Special Interests

Overtraining Syndrome / Unexplained Underperformance / Tiredness & Fatigue in Sport

Track & Field / Athletics

Spinal injections for Low Back Pain


BMedSci (2000)

MBChB University of Sheffield (2001)

MRCP (2005)

MRCGP (2009)

FFSEM (2009)

Peer Recommendations

Leon is an excellent sports doctor. He is very experienced at managing patients at all levels of sporting activity with a sensible approach to care. I would have no hesitation in recommending him
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BY mr Gareth Stables

Dr. Creaney is an experienced Sports Medicine Specialist, I have worked alongside Dr. Creaney and he is very professional and offers his patients a great service
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BY dr ilan Lieberman

Dr Creaney is a dependable colleague, he is an excellent Sports Medicine Physician and a very sensible opinion.
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