Dr Eva Carneiro is a Sports Medicine Specialist and was one of the first eight pioneering doctors recruited nationally to the Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist Training Programme in the UK.
Qualifying from Nottingham in 1999, Dr Carneiro worked at the Olympic Medical Institute UK in the build up to the Beijing Olympics. She then completed her research in Football Hydration for her Masters Degree in Sports Medicine at West Ham United.
She worked full-time at Chelsea Football Club from 2009-2015. During her four seasons as First Team doctor the team was successful in winning Champions League, Premier League, Europa league, FA Cup and League Cup titles. During her six and half years with the team she worked with a total of seven elite international football managers and credited with the highest player availability rates for any team in the English Premier league. She is the first woman to sit on a team bench pitch-side in Champions League, Premier League, and Europa League competitions and the only woman to become the First Female Assistant Medical Director in a football club internationally.
Dr Carneiro Specialist Consultant in The Sports Medical Group at 68 Harley Street. She is a visiting consultant to the Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Qatar in the build up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup and a consultant and clinical services director at OrthoSports Dubai.
She is a founding member of “Proud of Africa”, a campaign to promote awareness and education in Africa about the effect of poaching and the established link between poverty, infant mortality and wildlife eradication.