Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP

Director, Division of Sports Medicine

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Concussion; female athlete issues; overuse injuries in sport


Concussion; female athlete health

Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH, is director of the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. She joined Cincinnati Children’s in 2013 from the Ohio State University, where she was the medical director of the sports concussion program and a team physician for OSU Athletics. Prior to OSU, Dr. Logan was an assistant professor of pediatrics at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and faculty at Elite Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children's. She graduated from Samford University with a degree in sports medicine and from medical school at the University of Alabama. She then completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Logan is involved in multiple professional organizations. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics, where she serves on the Executive Committee of Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and is a former chair of the Section on Young Physicians. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where she serves on the publications and research committees. Dr. Logan served on the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports from 2010-2013. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Ohio AAP chapter and is on the medical advisory committee for the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association, for whom she was elected a 2013 Team Physician of the Year.

Dr. Logan is a team physician for Hughes High School, Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy, the Cincinnati Marlins, Thunder United Metro Futbol Club, and Warren County Soccer Club. She loves caring for athletes and their families.

MD: The University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2000.

Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, 2004.

Fellowship: Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2006.

Masters of Public Health: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2011.

Certification: Internal Medicine, 2004; Pediatrics, 2005; Sports Medicine, 2006.

Logan K, Gubanich, P. "Concussion in Sport." In Lifestyle Medicine. Edited by Sourav Poddar. CRC Press: Taylor and Francis, 2013.

Comstock D, Logan K. "Epidemiology and Prevention." In Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: From Basic Science to Clinical Management. Edited by Michael Kirkwood and Keith Yeates. New York: The Guilford Press, 2012.

Valentine V, Logan K. Cognitive rest in concussion management. American Family Physician. 2012 Jan;85(2): 100-101.

Logan K. "Female Athlete Triad." In The 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult. 2nd ed. Edited by Mark D. Bracker. 158-159. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011. 

Logan K. "Eating disorders." In The 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult. 2nd ed. Edited by Mark D. Bracker. 134-135. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011. 

Logan K, Carl R. Female athlete triad in adolescents. Contemporary Pediatrics. 2010 Nov;11(27): 62-74.

Logan K. Concussed: Fully understanding the severity of the potentially life-altering injury. Athletic Administration. 2010 Jun;45(4): 46-47.

Logan K. Recognition and management of post-concussion syndrome. Athletic Therapy Today. 2010 May;15(3): 4-7.

Logan K. Stress fractures in the adolescent athlete. Pediatric Annals. 2007 Nov;36(11): 738.

Landry GL, Logan K. "Epidemiology and Prevention of Injuries." In Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 18th edition. St. Louis: W.B. Saunders, 2007.