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Since Dr Catterson qualified from Newcastle University medical school in 1999, he has worked within professional sport for the last 15 years. He became full time Club Doctor at Newcastle United FC in 2009, and during this time has also maintained his skills as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine. He has worked with a wide range of sportsmen and women in a number of different sports, supporting athletes in such events as the World University Games, the Great North Run and the Commonwealth Games.

Dr Catterson has particular interests in tendinopathies, lower limb muscular injury and diagnostic ultrasound.


Sports Medicine:

•  Catterson P, et al. Young people, alcohol and designer drinks. Conventional drinks are a much greater threat to health than designer drinks (comment, letter). BMJ 1997 314: 1622- 1623

• Catterson PR, Summerfield GP, Beesley JR. Interpretation of iron studies in adolescent haemochromatosis (case report). Clin Lab Haem 1999 211: 129- 131.

• Catterson PR, Jarman RD. Rupture of pectoralis major: an occupational injury. Emerg Med J 2007 24(11): 799.

•  Poster Presentation: ‘A Review of MRI Outcomes at Newcastle United Football Club 2011/12’ XXXII WORLD CONGRESS OF SPORTS MEDICINE, Rome 27-30 September 2012


Current posts:

Club Doctor, Newcastle United FC
Locum Consultant Emergency Medicine (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead)