Meet Our Team

Dr Robert Kempers
Consultant Sports Medicine
Dr Robert Kempers
MD. MSc. BSc.

Dr Kempers is a Sports Medicine Consultant with a special interest in exercise physiology and human movement. Alongside his position at UPANDRUNNING, he remains as medical coordinator and physician of the Dutch National Cycling Federation, for which he was the Team NL physician for the London and Rio Olympics and the 2014 European Games. He was a past team physician for UCI ProTour teams such Team LottoNL - Jumbo and Argos-Shimano. Dr Kempers treats all musculoskeletal concerns such as neck-shoulder pain, back pain, headache, hip, knee and foot problems. He also consults on performance loss, altitude training as a tool to improve condition and rehabilitation after inactivity, operation or illness. As a competitive triathlete, he has an interest in all sports and is particularly interested the mechanics of human movement – completing both Biomedical Health Science and Physical Therapy degrees. Dr Kempers speaks English, French, Dutch and German.

Dr Lawrence Lear Dubai
Dr Lawrence Lear
Specialist Family Medicine
Dr Lawrence Lear
MBBS FRCGP MSc SEM

Before moving to Dubai, Dr. Lawrence has been a GP in the UK for 28 years and senior partner of a busy 14,000 patient practice. He has a keen interest in Sports Medicine and was awarded a MSc through the University of Bath. He had the great privilege of working in the Sports Medicine Polyclinic at the London 2012 Olympics. His academic interests include adolescent rugby injuries having worked closely with the English RFU and caring for and studying two large rugby playing public schools for many years. His primary specialty is family medicine.

Dr Krishna Meda Dubai
Dr Krishna Meda
Consultant Orthopedic Surgery
Dr Krishna Meda
MBBS, MS, FRCS, MCH(LIVERPOOL), FRCS (TR & ORTH)

A British GMC registered Orthopaedic Consultant surgeon specialising in advanced techniques to treat foot and ankle conditions. He has attended Oxford University for his fellowship in foot and ankle to manage high-performance dance and sports persons. He has been the Head of the Department for the last 12 years in Royal Orthopaedic Hospital UK Expertise include : Treating Bunions using Scarf, Weil’s and MIS-Keyhole techniques ; Hammer toe, Claw toe, Curly toe corrections ; Morton’s Neuroma and Heel pain management ; Arthroscopy of Ankle, Big toe and Tendon surgery for Sports injuries ; Arthroscopic Cartilage regenerative procedures ; Achilles Tendon Reconstructive surgery ; Ankle Replacement, Big toe Joint Replacements ; Arthritis of Ankle and Big toe joints ; Diabetic foot care and Charcot joint surgical management ; Flatfoot and High arched Neurological foot reconstructions ; Foot problems in Children - Club foot, flatfoot, Cerebral palsy ; Gait analysis and Computer generated shoe inserts

Dr Buvaneshwar Machani Dubai
Dr Bhuvan Machani
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr Bhuvan Machani
MBBS, MRCS(UK), FRCS (Trauma & Orth, UK), MCh (UK), CCT (UK), Sports fellowship (Canada)

He successfully completed training in the field of orthopedics in the UK and was awarded FRCS by the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006 and Masters from the University of Liverpool before moving to Dubai after 21 years of service in the UK. Expertise includes arthroscopic shoulder surgery for impingement, rotator cuff tears, stabilisation, Ac joint and biceps tendon conditions, shoulder replacement surgery, Treatment for Tennis/Golfers elbow, elbow replacement, clavicle, shoulder, elbow, wrist & hand fractures, carpal tunnel nerve compression and arthritis in upper limbs.

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Kelly Robinson
Physiotherapist & Rehabilitation Team Operations manager, Clinical Pilates Instructor, Run Specialist
Kelly Robinson
BSc (Hons) (Physio)

Kelly graduated in Physiotherapy in 2003 and after a few years in the NHS, has spent 10 years working in top private practice and sports clinics in London. She has worked alongside professional teams and athletes, predominately in rugby, athletics and skiing, working in France with the GB and British Army Ski Teams. Kelly combines hands on treatment with Pilates based rehabilitation, to ensure her patients are not just treated but cured! Kelly plays a lead role heading up our Physiotherapy team and developing new services and clinics.

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