Sports Medicine, Orthopedics & Physical Therapy

Sports Medicine, Orthopedics and Physical Therapy provide services to the university community along with varsity and club athletes.  A visit to sports medicine, orthopedics or physical therapy provides you the same outstanding care that UNC’s elite athletes receive.

Sports Medicine

Sports medicine providers specialize in the management of orthopedic injuries and illnesses that are prevalent in the physically active community. They also serve as team physicians for the UNC athletic department. 

Services include afternoon orthopedic clinic hours which are staffed by the Tar Heel team orthopedic surgeons. 

Referrals for Sports Medicine services are recommended, but not required.

Sports Medicine Hours

9:00 - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday

Orthopedics Hours

1:00 - 4:30 pm Monday and Wednesday.

Appointment Phone Number



Sports Medicine Clinic is located on the first floor of Campus Health building.


You can see all the medical doctors associated with Sports Medicine at or click on a specific provider name for biography information.

Primary Care Physicians:

Dr. Mario Ciocca, MD, CAQSM

Dr. Josh Berkowitz, MD, CAQSM

Dr. Tom Brickner, MD. CAQSM

Dr. Naima Stennant, MD

Dr. Kelly Waicus, MD,CAQSM

Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Alex Creighton, MD

Dr. Ganesh Kamath, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Spang, MD

Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Clinic

UNC Campus Health offers comprehensive physical therapy and athletic training services to individuals who have paid the Campus Health fee. The Campus Health Fee covers any amount deemed patient responsibility by an insurance plan once claims have been processed.

The clinic is staffed by licensed Tar Heel athletic trainers and physical therapists.

The patient must bring a referral from a physician to be treated in the clinic. Clinic visits are by appointment only.  The athletic trainers and physical therapists treat a variety of injuries ranging from athletic injuries, post surgical care, chronic pain, ergonomic and biomechanical issues. Patients are evaluated and given rehabilitation plans. If warranted, specialized modalities are used. Orthotics can be made for additional cost.

There is a $25 missed appointment fee which is charged for any missed appointment that is not cancelled 24 hours in advance.


*Physical Therapy Clinic will be closed: Monday, August 7th-Wednesday, August 9th. Physical Therapy clinic will resume hours on Thursday, August 10th. *

7:30am-4:30pm (Monday-Friday)




Physical therapy clinic:

Located on the ground floor of Campus Health. Please enter at the closest door to the PT clinic, located on the west side of Campus Health closest to Genome Sciences.

Stallings-Evans Sports Medicine Center:

Located on 91 Stadium Drive, adjacent to the outdoor pool. Parking passes are available upon request, however spots are limited. This facility is used for clinic appointments during summer school sessions.

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