As a consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Dr Lorenzo Masci has undertaken extensive and vigorous specialist training. After completing orthopaedic residency in Australia, he completed a four-year full time specialist Sports Medicine training program with the Australasian College of Sports Physicians. He then moved to London in 2007 to work as a consultant in the elite and private setting.
Dr Lorenzo Masci works as a specialist consultant in various elite sporting environments. He is currently the lead Sports Physician for London Wasps Rugby. He was a consultant for Australian Open Tennis Tournament from 2001 to 2007. He was the lead Sports Physician for the Melbourne Storm Rugby League from 2005 to 2007. He was also part of the Sports Physician team at Fulham Football Club from 2008 to 2010. He has also worked in elite Australian football, weightlifting, judo and swimming.
Clinical interests include overuse tendon disease and iliotibial band friction syndrome; hip and groin disease; diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided injections including cortisone, Platelet-rich plasma and hyaluronic acid and non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis. Dr Lorenzo Masci is actively involved in research in Sports Medicine. He completed Masters in Sports Medicine (Research) at the University of Melbourne on low back pain in young active individuals achieving a high distinction. He is currently involved in Achilles and Patella tendon research and has published scientific papers with Professor Hakan Alfredson, who is an eminent world expert in tendinopathy. He is one of only a handful of doctors to use UTC (Ultrasound Tissue Characterisation) as part of the management of tendon disease and tendinopathy.