Dr Pria Krishnasamy is a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine. She completed her undergraduate medical degree from the Queens University of Belfast in 2002 and her Sport and Exercise Medicine training in the UK in 2012. She obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians UK (MRCP UK) in 2006 and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine of UK (FSEM UK) since 2012. She has also obtained a Master of Science in Sport & Exercise Medicine from the University of Nottingham in 2007 and most recently a Master of Philosophy in Medicine from the University of Sydney, Australia in 2019.
She previously worked as a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore and as a Visiting Consultant at the National University Hospital of Singapore from 2013 to 2016. She was appointed as a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine at the University Hospitals of Leicester in 2019.
She is a passionate advocate of physical activity both in wellness and chronic diseases and has been involved in various clinical and public health projects promoting physical activity in persons with chronic disease. She has worked with elite sports teams both nationally and internationally.