Sport Events

Dr Pakravan has extensive experience of work with professional sports, elite athletes and major national and international sporting events.

His previous training and years of experience in Emergency Medicine in some of the busiest emergency departments in England, as well as qualifications and experience in mass gathering and sport field of play emergencies and Medical Director role in Ambulance services enable Dr Pakravan to plan, organise and deliver highest standards of sport and event specific medical coverage. 

He has worked as team doctor but also as medical officer, event doctor, tournament doctor, and medical director to various sporting events.

He is currently the Chief Medical Officer to British Basketball League and Women’s British Basketball League, Consulting Club Doctor to Crystal Palace FC in the English Premier League, and Consulting Club Doctor to London Lions Basketball Club also in EuroCup. 

Dr Pakravan’s impressive experience spreads across a vast number of sports including NBA Basketball, Hockey, Tae kwon do and other martial arts, Athletics, and Rugby amongst others. 


London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

– Field of Play Medical Team Leader, London ExCel

Sports covered: Tae kwon do, Judo, Fencing, Wrestling, also assisted in Weight lifting, Boxing, Table Tennis, Sitting Volleyball 



-Crystal Palace FC, Consulting Club Doctor and Match day Medical coordinator, 2012-Present
-Football Association (FA), Itinerant Doctor to England teams, 2014-2016
-Ipswich Town FC, Match day Doctor, 2010-2013
-Millwall FC, Academy & Reserve Team Doctor, 2005/6-2008

-Women’s League Cup Final 2023, Pitchside Coordinating Doctor 

-FA Sunday Cup Final 2016, Event Doctor
-GB Blind Football Training Camp, Apr 2012
-Premier League International Cup, Match day Doctor (FC Schalke 04 v FC Porto)

  • ATMMiF Certificate, Football Association



Chief Medical Officer to British Basketball League & Women’s British Basketball League

– London Lions Basketball Club, Consulting Club Doctor, 

– NBA Paris Games 2020, Event / venue doctor, Accor Hotels Arena

– NBA London Games 2019, Event / venue doctor, O2 Arena

– NBA London Games 2018, Event / venue doctor, O2 Arena 



Tournament Medical Director, World League Semifinal, Lee Valley Olympic Park 2017
-Tournament Doctor, Indoors Finals, Hockey Super 6s, Wembley Arena 2017
-Tournament Doctor, Indoors Finals, Maxinutrition Hockey 5s, Wembley Arena, 2014 and 2015
England Women National Team Doctor, Investec World League Semi Final, London 2013
-Tournament Doctor / Acting GB Team Doctor, Investec International London Cup 2012
-Tournament Doctor, England Hockey Maxifuel Supersixes Finals, Wembley Arena, 2012 & 2013
-Tournament Doctor, England Hockey Futures Cup, Cannock 2011, 2012, 2013
-GB Women’s and Men’s match day Doctor, ad-hoc, Bisham Abbey / Riverside arena; Olympic Park



-Official Medical Officer, Taekwondo Grand Prix, Copper Box Arena, London 2017
-Official Medical Officer, World Para Taekwondo, Copper Box Arena, London 2017
-Official Medical Officer, British Taekwondo Championship, Coper Box Arena, London 2016
-Field Of Play Team Leader, Taekwondo Olympic Games, ExCel Arena, London 2012
-Medical Officer, Taekwondo Pre-Olympic International Invitational, Excel Arena, London 2011



-Varsity Rugby 2011, Twickenham
-Cambridge University Rugby UFC (CURUFC), 2011-12



-London Marathon 2011, 2012, 2013
-London Triathlon, 2006
-ITU World Championship Triathlon, Hyde Park 2011
-Great City Race 2011
-Marathon Pre-Olympic 2012
-Ipswich Half Marathon 2010
-Silverstone Half Marathon 2010



-Cambridge University Rowing (CUBC) Trial 8s, 2011
-Canoe Sprint Pre-Olympic International Invitational, Dorney Lake
-The Boat Race 2012



-GB Badminton 2014-15 National Badminton Centre
-GB Boxing Championships 2012, Pre-event Medicals
-Weight lifting, Pre-Olympic International Invitational , Excel
-Wrestling Pre-Olympic International Invitational , Excel

  • Wrestling Team Physician Certificate, United World Wrestling