Dr Anna-Louise Mackinnon

Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine


Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Member of the Medical Equestrian Association


Personal profile

Dr Anna-Louise Mackinnon is a consultant at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital. She has a special interest in equestrian sports injuries and concussion.
Anna-Louise qualified from Nottingham University in 1997 and initially trained and worked as GP while completing the university of Bath diploma in sport and exercise medicine. In 2009 recruited as full time medical adviser to the Professional Jockeys Association and Injured Jockeys Fund. During this time, she also worked in the Oxsport clinic at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.

In 2015 started work at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital in the musculoskeletal clinic and in 2016 completed specialty training to become a consultant in sport and exercise medicine and Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

Anna-Louise has maintained an interest in all equestrian sports and is currently a member of the medical committee for the Federation Equestrian International, honorary treasurer and trustee for the Medical Equestrian Association and trustee to The Concussion Foundation. 

Between 2015 and 2018 she was employed by the University of Oxford as a senior clinical research fellow working on a research project looking at the short and long-term health consequences of professional horse racing funded by the Racing Foundation and Versus Arthritis.
In her spare time she competes in eventing, triathlon and tennis.

Clinical Interests

  • Sports injuries
  • Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries
  • Sport and exercise medicine
  • Concussion

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