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About UPMC Sports Medicine

Whether you’re a pro athlete or a weekend warrior, you'll receive the world-class care that has earned UPMC Sports Medicine its reputation for excellence.

Who Can See a Sports Medicine Specialist?

Sports medicine isn’t just for athletes. We treat physically active people of all ages and levels, including:

  • Children and teens involved in sports.
  • Adults who are athletes or exercise for personal fitness.
  • People who have physically demanding jobs, like construction workers.
  • Older adults who wish to be more active.

No matter your age or skill level, we’ll work with you to develop a care plan that gets you back to doing the things you love.

We have two world-class sports medicine facilities in the Pittsburgh area, full of cutting-edge spaces and equipment, from video analysis and muscle testing to aquatic therapy. Our experts use the latest techniques and therapies to help speed your recovery and restore your function.

We also focus on:

With UPMC Sports Medicine in the Pittsburgh region, you have access to an entire team of experts, including physical therapists, surgeons, athletic trainers, dietitians, performance coaches, and more.

Looking for sports medicine physician services in another region? Find a location near you.

What Conditions Can a Sports Medicine Doctor Treat?

Sports medicine doctors treat injuries related to being active, whether the injury is from a job, sport, or daily exercise routine.

Our team offers both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options, as well as physical therapy, nutrition, and performance to get you back in the game.

Common sports-related injuries and conditions we treat include:

How Does Sports Medicine Help Active People and Athletes of All Ages?

Seeing a sports medicine specialist can make all the difference. We know athletes, and many of us are athletes ourselves.

Our first response is never, “Just stop doing the thing you love.” We understand that sports and physical activity are vitally important to you. We know this is true whether you’re a competitive athlete or you just want to take your grandkids to the park.

We’ll make sure to get the right diagnosis. Then, we’ll work with you to create a care plan that's right for your body and your life. We offer the latest treatments, from technologies that help stimulate muscles to specialized types of physical therapy.

No matter the challenge, no matter your goals, we can help.

Learn how we:

Highlights of our sports medicine services:

  • Athletic training – Our highly skilled licensed athletic trainers provide injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation to safely keep student and pro athletes at a high level of sports participation.
  • Concussion program — Our experts manage all aspects of concussion for people who have recently sustained a concussion and for those who have been living with symptoms for years. Our research sets the standards of care which are followed by other centers throughout the United States.
  • Physician services and rehabilitation — Our orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine doctors, and physical therapists use cutting-edge, science-based methods to speed recovery and restore function.
  • Sports performance — Our performance specialists and nutritionists focus on injury prevention, conditioning, sport-specific training, fueling, and hydration for all people of all ages and skill levels.

Making a difference in athletes of all levels

UPMC Sports Medicine is the official sports medicine provider for the:

  • Pitt Panthers
  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Pittsburgh Passion
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Pittsburgh Steelers

We also provide sports medicine services to 75+ high school, college, and local sports teams, and sponsor many events across Pennsylvania.

Learn more about our partnerships and sponsorships.

Why Choose UPMC Sports Medicine?

UPMC Sports Medicine can help you get back to doing what you love. We’re known for:

  • World-class care. We’ve earned a reputation for excellence, helping people of all ages improve performance and everyday functioning. We’re the official sports medicine provider for more than 75 sports teams, including professional teams like the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • Care under one roof. We offer two full-service outpatient facilities in the Pittsburgh region. The UPMC Rooney Sports Complex is in Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood, and the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex is in Cranberry Township. You can also see our providers throughout the region.
  • Advanced technology. As one of the leading programs in the country, we offer state-of-the-art technology. We have sophisticated training programs to help with every aspect of your performance. Learn more about our services.
  • Innovative research. We’ve pioneered accurate concussion diagnosis and active treatment, revolutionized ACL reconstruction surgery, and we have many other active areas of sports medicine research.

We specialize in treating and preventing sports-related injuries and offer training programs to improve all aspects of athletic performance.

Contact UPMC Sports Medicine

To schedule an appointment with UPMC Sports Medicine, call 1-855-937-7678 or contact us online.