Professor Mark E Batt


Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine

Professor Mark Batt is a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Centre for Sports Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

He graduated from Cambridge University Medical School in 1984 and trained in family medicine. He obtained a Diploma in Sports Medicine from the University of London in 1991 and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of California, Davis (UCD) in 1993. The next two years were spent as a faculty member in family medicine at UCD and as a team physician at the University of California, Berkeley. He served for two terms on the board of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Since 1995, he has been in Nottingham as a Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Nottingham University Hospitals and was appointed Special Professor in 2004. He served for over two years as clinical director for trauma and orthopaedics.

He has served as a consultant for the England and Wales Cricket Board, the Rugby Football League, British Gymnastics and the English Institute of Sport. Since 2000 he has been a physician for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the WTA.

Professor Batt is also  the Director of Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis and an Honorary Clinical Professor at Loughborough University.


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