Dr. Ian Beasley

Dr. Ian Beasley

Sports Medicine Physician

Dr Beasley qualified in 1982 from London University followed by General Practice training.  He was awarded a scholarship to study Sports Medicine in London in 1986, and passed his diploma with merit a year later, starting as a football doctor the same year at Leyton Orient FC. 

He has worked in all four professional football divisions in England as team physician, including Chelsea, Fulham, Arsenal and West ham, and Bournemouth of the EPL.  He was national team doctor for England, and chief medical officer for the English FA.  In 2012, he was appointed as a sports physician by Team GB for the London Olympics.

He was Chief Medical Officer for England and Great Britain Hockey for ten years, and attended Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and World Cups with the national squads.  

Over the last 12 years, he has been Medical Adviser to the Royal Ballet Company London, as well as working with the English National Ballet School.

He was Senior Lecturer in Sport and Excise Medicine at Queen Mary College, London University, and clinical lead in SEM at Barts Health NHS Trust. He completed a certificate in Learning and Teaching at Queen Mary College and a Certificate in Ultrasound Scanning at the School of Medical Ultrasound in Bournemouth.

He is still medical consultant to the global performance unit at Manchester City FC, and mentors medical staff at the clubs that the club are stakeholders in.  

He is a tutor for the pitch side emergency aid course at the English Football Association, and board member of The International Concussion and Head injury Research Foundation.



  • MBBS. University of London
  • Diploma Sports Medicine (with merit)
  • Diploma in Palliative Medicine
  • MSc (Sports Medicine)
  • Certificate in Learning and Teaching
  • Certificate in Medical Ultrasound (upper and lower limb)



  • Team Physician to Leyton Orient, Chelsea, Watford, Fulham, Arsenal. (EPL League Champions, FA Ciup winners, UCL finalists), West Ham Utd, Bournemouth (match day medical co-ordinator)
  • Manchester City Academy, and Consultant to Global Performance Unit
  • English National Team (Two World Cups, Two European Championship, U20 World Cup)
  • Chief Medical Officer English FA
  • Member of UEFA medical Committee

Field Hockey

  • Chief Medical Officer England and Great Britain Hockey. Two Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Two World Cups, European Championship, Three under 21 World Cups (third as tournament medical officer)


  • Royal Ballet Company, London. Medical Adviser and Company Doctor


  • Team Physician London Broncos Rugby League (2016-17)
  • Sports Physician to Team GB headquarters London 2012 OG
  • Board member of The International Concussion and Head injury Research Foundation (ICHIRF)

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