Dr Mark Ridgewell

Academy Doctor

Dr Mark Ridgewell is a Consultant Sport & Exercise Medicine Physician and leads on all aspects of sports medicine support for the National Academy. He works closely with other key members of the performance support team to ensure the players receive appropriately tailored medical provision whenever required and specialises in the prevention and management of overuse injuries as well as rehabilitation. Mark joined the Academy at the start of the Covid pandemic in 2020 which he helped manage the Academy through.  

Dr Ridgewell has a vast amount of experience in elite sport and was the first doctor in Wales to be appointed to the GMC Specialist Register in Sport & Exercise Medicine in 2010.