Dr Philip Robinson


  • FRCR
  • MRCP
  • MB ChB (Hons)
  • European Society of Skeletal Radiologists Diploma


Dr Philip Robinson performs all aspects of musculoskeletal radiology and intervention including imaging elite athletes and sarcoma imaging. He graduated from Queen’s University Belfast Medical School in 1991 and initially trained in Medicine. He obtained MRCP in 1994 and entered radiology training at the University of Manchester in 1995 obtaining the FRCR in 1998. He completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of Toronto in 2000. He was appointed a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in 2001.

Current Positions

  • Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Honorary Clinical Associate Professor University of Leeds and Biomedical Research Centre.
  • Associate of the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis: a consortium of Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton, Bath, Loughborough, UCL and Leeds Universities investigating the relationship between acute and overuse injury and subsequent Osteoarthritis
  • Clinical Director for Leeds Radiology 2012 - 2018
  • BSSR President 2018-2020
  • Joint Chief Editor of Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Medical Advisor to the European PGA Tour

Membership of Other Professional Bodies

He serves on a number of committees for:

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • European Society of Radiology
  • European Society of Skeletal Radiology
  • International Skeletal Society

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr Robinson has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers, 25 book chapters and 1 textbook. His main research interests include: sports overuse injuries (particularly groin, hip, knee and ankle pain), clinical effectiveness studies as well as sarcoma imaging and management.

Dr Robinson also acts as an expert in medicolegal cases.

Research Links

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