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Business UpdateJun 11, 2024

Sports and exercise specialist Phil Batty to provide medical support at Lord's matches in new deal

Phil Batty, a sports and exercise medicine consultant, will provide medical support for home matches at Lord’s cricket ground in London as part of an agreement between Cleveland Clinic London and Middlesex County Cricket Club (MCCC) for 2024-2025.

Dr Batty is the MCCC’s medical director and has been involved in elite sports medicine for more than 25 years. He was Manchester City FC’s head of sports medicine in 2011-2012, and senior team doctor for the England Rugby Team from 2012-2014.

‘Cleveland Clinic London provides the most complete sports medicine service in London, and I’m delighted that we’re supporting MCCC as official healthcare provider,’ said Dr Batty.

‘Our team-based approach means players will have access to leading medical specialists across a host of clinical areas, swift access to diagnostics and treatment to get them back on the pitch as quickly as possible.’

Pitch perfect: Dr Batty has worked in the elite sports medicine field for many years

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The new partnership, which was announced yesterday (10 June), builds on Dr Batty’s involvement with MCCC, where he will now provide support on behalf of Cleveland Clinic London, enabling swift access to teams of expert doctors and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities including trauma services and the acute admissions unit at Cleveland Clinic London Hospital.

Cleveland Clinic London’s sports expertise spans orthopaedics, cardiology and neurology, ensuring a holistic service for the patient, with all diagnosis and treatment covered by our sports medicine team. 

At a wider level, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine offers a global approach to sports health spanning across its locations, with athletes of all skill levels having access to the latest advances in sports health medicine and technologies.

[The] team-based approach means players will have access to leading medical specialists across a host of clinical areas, swift access to diagnostics and treatment to get them back on the pitch as quickly as possible [Phil Batty]

As well as having a 184-bed hospital in central London, Cleveland Clinic London operates from outpatient centres in the Harley Street medical area and the City of London.

Author: Ian McMillan
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