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Boston Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine provides comprehensive care to athletes of all ages and abilities, from Olympians to eager novices. We are honored to be recognized as the #1 Orthopedic Center, Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News and World Report.

As the first pediatric sports medicine center in the country, our team has provided the most innovative care available for the last four decades. Every year we attend to over 45,000 patient visits and perform over 2,000 operations.

Specialized pediatric sports medicine care

Kids aren't just small adults. Their bones are different. Their growth is different. Their pain is different. Boston Children's expertise in pediatric orthopedics consider every unique angle of athletes big and small — including adults— to deliver the best possible outcome for every sports injury.

Our sports medicine providers have received prestigious accolades for their basic science and clinical research, and apply their innovations in a multi-disciplinary approach. 

Leadership Team

Boston Children's world-class experts work together to provide patients of all ages with the best possible care. Our award-winning physicians have changed the history of sports medicine by leading innovative research in the lab, and the clinic, and our wide range of specialists deliver care in a multi-disciplinary way that helps address athlete's unique needs.

•  Lyle J. Micheli, MD – Director, Sports Medicine Division; O'Donnell Family Professor of Orthopedic Sports Medicine

•  Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH – Assoc. Director, Sports Medicine Division; Director, CERC 

•  Pierre A. d’Hemecourt, MD – Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine 

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Sports Medicine In the News

Teen girls who play sports may not eat enough to avoid health problems
Reuters, July 21, 2016

Boston Children’s Hospital ranked as top pediatric orthopedic hospital in US News & World Report
Orthopedic Today, June 21, 2016

New ACL Procedure a Game Changer for NFL?
FOX Business, June 14, 2016

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Assoc. Director, Division of Sports Medicine; Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research Center
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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