Sports Medicine

Meet Our Sports Medicine Surgeons


Meet Our Non-Operative Sports Medicine Specialists

Sports Medicine is a field that encompasses the care of athletes and active individuals of all ages. Our Sports Medicine physicians provides surgical and non-surgical care for a variety of patients including professional athletes, weekend warriors, and everyday laborers. At DOS, our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive care available. Our Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine physicians are all fellowship-trained -- receiving extensive, specialized training in both the treatment and prevention of illness and injury. The Sports Medicine physician helps maximize function and minimize disability and time away from sports, work or school.

Each year, DOS Sports Medicine Physicians cover more than 25 local area high school athletic programs and community sports leagues. You will regularly see our physicians on the sidelines providing medical care, evaluating injuries on-site and making return to play decisions. We are also proud to be the Official Orthopaedic Providers for many higher level sports teams including: Delaware Blue Coats, First State Football Club, Wilmington Blue Rocks and University of Delaware Athletics.

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeons specialize in:

  • Sports-related and other musculoskeletal injuries (including osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease)
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee
  • Reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee and elbow
  • Fracture management
  • “Return to Play” decisions for athletes

Non-Operative Sports Medicine Physicians specialize in:

  • Sports-related and other musculoskeletal injuries (including osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease)
  • Ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Concussion (a.k.a. mild traumatic brain injury)
  • Nutrition and performance issues
  • Injury prevention
  • Athletes with chronic or acute illness (such as infectious mononucleosis, asthma and diabetes)
  • “Return to play” decisions in sick or injured athletes
  • Strength training and conditioning
  • Exercise prescription to increase fitness

DOS Sports Medicine Physicians serve as team physicians for the Delaware Blue Coats, First State Football Club, University of Delaware Athletics and the Wilmington Blue Rocks. For a full list of our affiliations: Click here.

Team Coverage Program

Looking for team coverage? Athletic Directors, Athletic Trainers or those tasked to find medical coverage for sporting events -- Team DOS can help! Our team of highly trained Sports Medicine Physicians can provide on-site medical coverage, evaluations and educational seminars for players/coaches. Please contact Kim Walus at for more information. 

The topics presented here are for informational purposes only. They are not intended to be a substitute for medical advice and information provided by your health care provider. Any decision you make regarding your health care options should be made after consulting a qualified physician.