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The William Harvey Research Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Nikolaos Malliaropoulos


Senior Clinical Lecturer

Centre: Sports and Exercise Medicine



Dr Nikos Malliaropoulos is a Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine based at the Sports Clinic Bart’s and the London and Senior Clinical Lecturer at QMUL Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine Academic Department.

He has been Director of the Sports injuries clinic of the Track and Field Hellenic Association in Thessaloniki, from 1986 -2019 and was Chief Medical Officer of the Hellenic Olympic Team XXVIII Athens Olympics 2004.

He is a Fellow of the UK Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. He is a Founding member of the European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians – ECOSEP and current Secretary in General, a Fellow of the International Federation of Sports Medicine FIMS, and a Member of the British Sports and Exercise medicine Association-BASEM.

Nikos was also a Balkan Judo Champion – 6th DAN in Judo and Aris Judo Team Head Coach. 


  • Member of the British Association Sports & Exercise Medicine -BASEM
  • Fellow of the Faculty Sports and Exercise Medicine   (U.K.)                                                  
  • Member European College of Sports and Exercise Medicine   E.C.O.S.E.P.


His main clinical interests are in the diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of sports injuries and mechanical musculoskeletal pathologies. One of his main areas of expertise is hamstring and judo research. He has significant experience in MSK ultrasonography and interventional procedures since 2000. Special interests are all soft tissue injuries including hamstring and troublesome muscle Injuries, tendon injuries, ankle and knee injuries, bone stress injuries, and low back pain. His main management approaches are injuries specific exercise prescription as a treatment for musculoskeletal pathologies, ultrasound-guided injections, extra shock wave therapy - ESWT, and low level laser treatment - LLLT. 

Key Publications

Olympic Sports

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