Sports Medicine Division Overview

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The team in the Sports Medicine Division 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.

Micheli Lecture 2015

Award-winning care

Our award-winning experts in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s come together to deliver multidisciplinary care that is individualized for each patient. You will find the best sports medicine care from our team.

Teamwork and expertise

Our award-winning doctors 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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Sports Medicine In the News

Generation Knife: Will Overuse End Up Ruining Young Athletes?
Vice Sports, June 1, 2015

The 100 Most Creative People in Business 2015 - Dr. Martha Murray, #15
Fast Company, May 11, 2015

Denver man born without ACL inspired bold revolution in knee repair
The Denver Post, April 24, 2015

Three Biotech Solutions for Knee Repair 
Scientific American
, February 17, 2015

The future of treating ACL tears
The Boston Globe,
November 6, 2014 

Tommy John surgery and teen pitchers: what you need to know
Sports Illustrated,
September 8, 2014

Explore the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s

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 Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Sports Medicine Female Athlete Program
Female Athlete Program


 Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Sports Medicine Injured Runner Clinic

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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