Sports Medicine Division Overview

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The Sports Medicine team at Boston Children’s Hospital offers a wide range of expertiseThe Sports Medicine Division at Boston Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care to athletes of all ages and abilities, from professional athletes to eager novices.

As the first pediatric sports medicine center in the country, our team has provided the most innovative care available for the last four decades.

Our award-winning physicians have changed history by leading ground-breaking research in the lab and clinic, and by delivering the best care for each athlete's unique needs and goals.

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.

Teamwork and expertise

Our providers have received prestigious accolades for their basic science and clinical research, and apply their innovations in a multi-disciplinary approach.  Our surgeons perform an average of 2,000 operations each year, and our team of specialists works together to provide customized, expert care for each individual.

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, Division of Sports Medicine 
    O'Donnell Family Professor of Orthopedic Sports Medicine 

•   Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH
    Assoc. Director, Division of Sports Medicine
    Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research Center 

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

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Assoc. Director, Division of Sports Medicine; Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research Center
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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