AAP 2018

Sports Medicine Fellowship Training Programs: Current State of Fellowship Training

Thursday, February 15
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Regency VII

Learning Objectives:

Gerardo Miranda-Comas

Assistant Professor
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Gerardo Miranda-Comas, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


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Michael Fredericson

Professor and Director, PM&R Sports Medicine
Stanford University

Dr. Michael Fredericson is Professor of PM&R at Stanford University and is currently Director of PM&R Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Principal Investigator in the Stanford Human Performance Lab. He is a Head Team Physician with the Stanford Sports Medicine Program and the Medical Director for Stanford Club Sports. He is also Founder and Director of the Stanford RunSafe Injury Prevention Clinic and has worked at both a national and international level with USA Track & Field and the United States Olympic Committee.

Dr. Fredericson has been a featured speaker at numerous national and international sports medicine and rehabilitation symposiums and Visiting Professor at many institutions around the country. He has published over 140 peer-reviewed articles, 25 book chapters and two books focused on an improved understanding and treatment strategies for overuse injuries in athletes.


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Christopher J. Visco

Director of Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center

Christopher J. Visco, MD, FAAPMR, RMSK is an Assistant Professor at Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, and Associate Residency Program Director. He specializes in treating patients with sports and spine injuries.

He completed his residency in PM&R at Kessler/UMDNJ and his Spine and Sports Fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University. His main areas of interest are in sports and musculoskeletal medicine, applications of diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound, preventative and regenerative musculoskeletal care, and medical education. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, and is a registered musculoskeletal sonographer.

He is an award-winning teacher, has been an invited lecturer internationally, edited a textbook, is a peer-reviewer for multiple journals and has been a regional, national and international course director multiple times.


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William Micheo

Professor and Chair, Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Department
University of Puero Rico, School of Medicine

William Micheo, MD

Dr. William Micheo is Professor and Chairman and Sports Medicine Fellowship Director in the Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine. He is Vice Chair of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Micheo is a founding partner of "Grupo Fisiátrico”, a PM&R group practice in Puerto Rico, Co-Director of the Sports Injuries Unit of the Center for Sports Health and Exercise Sciences of the Olympic Training Center.

He was president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Puerto Rico Sports Medicine Federation and the Physiatric Association for Spine Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR). From 1992 until 2010 he was the Residency Training Director of the PM&R Program affiliated to the University of Puerto Rico. He was member of the Residency Review Committee for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education from 2010 - 2015. He also represented PM&R in the Sports Medicine Subspecialty Examination Committee from 2007-2015.

He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and holds subspecialty certificates in Pain Medicine and Sports Medicine.


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Kenneth Mautner

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery At Emory University

Dr. Ken Mautner is Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.  He is board certified in PM&R with a subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine.  He is the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine at Emory and Fellowship Director for the ACGME accredited Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.  Dr. Mautner is co-editor of the Atlas of Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound as well as Musculoskeletal Physical Exam: An Evidence Based approach. In addition, He is considered a leader in the field of ultrasound and orthobiologic treatment for chronic soft tissue and joint disorders. Dr. Mautner also serves as Head Team Physician for the Atlanta Hawks and Agnes Scott College as well a team physician for the Atlanta Braves, Emory University, and Georgia Tech.


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Joanne Borg-Stein

Med. Dir. Spaulding Wellesley & Newton-Wellesley Spine Center
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network; Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Dr Joanne Borg-Stein is an associate professor of PM&R at Harvard Medical School. She is the associate chair for Sports and Musculokeletal Rehabilitation. She is the medical director of the Spaulding-Wellesley Rehabilitation Center. She is chief of PM&R and medical director of the Spine Center at Newton- Wellesley Hospital.
Dr Borg-Stein serves as team physician for varsity athletics at Wellesley College and associate director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School. A major area of clinical and research focus in regenerative injection therapies for osteoarthritis and sports injuries as well as musculoskeletal ultrasound education and curriculum development.


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Nitin Jain

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Director of PM&R Research
Vanderbilt Medical Center

Dr. Jain is interested in the rehabilitation of patients with musculoskeletal conditions with particular emphasis on shoulder disorders. His research is on the topic of optimizing care of patients with rotator cuff tears.


Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Shoulder and Elbow, Department of Orthopedics, Boston, MA

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Epidemiology, Boston, MA

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH, Health Policy and Administration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Baroda Medical College, Maharaja Sayajirao University, India

Past Academic and Professional Appointments

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Orthopaedics
Director of PM&R Research
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Clinical Associate
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Boston, MA


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