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Sports Medicine Overview

The department of sports medicine includes primary care and orthopedic care for members of the university community as well as Carolina’s varsity and club athletes. The physicians specialize in the management of orthopedic injuries and illnesses that are prevalent in the physically active community. A visit to sports medicine will result in the same outstanding care that UNC’s elite athletes receive. All physicians have specialized training in sports medicine and serve as team physicians for the UNC athletic department.

The Campus Health fee covers primary care Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy visits. This fee however, does not cover costs for supplies (i.e. casts, braces, crutches) or diagnostic testing (i.e. X-rays, MRI, Labs). Referrals for Sports Medicine services are recommended, but not required.

Sports medicine services also include afternoon orthopedic clinic hours which are staffed by the Tar Heel team orthopedic surgeons. There is a fee associated with the orthopedic clinic.

See our current sports medicine providers.