How We're Keeping You Safe | What Patients & Families Need to Know

A photo of Kelsey Logan.

Director, Division of Sports Medicine

Associate Professor, UC Department of PediatricsAssociate Professor, UC Department of Internal Medicine


Board Certified

My Biography & Research


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 and internal medicine 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 the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and is a former chair of the Section on Young Physicians. She serves the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine on the Board of Directors and on the publications and research committees, and she is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine. 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.

Clinical Interests

Concussion; female athlete issues; overuse injuries in sport

Research Interests

Concussion; female athlete health

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of PediatricsAssociate Professor, UC Department of Internal Medicine


Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine

Cincinnati Children's Blog

Back Pain In Youth Athletes

BlogHealthy Living

Back Pain In Youth Athletes: Is it Serious?

By Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH5/8/2015

Overuse Injuries

BlogFitness and Nutrition

Overuse Injuries: How to Identify and Prevent Them

By Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH10/17/2014

My Locations

My Education

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, 2014; Pediatrics, 2005, 2015; Sports Medicine, 2006.

My Publications

Performance Times for the King-Devick Test in Children and Adolescents. Gubanich, PJ; Gupta, R; Slattery, E; Logan, K. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2019; 29:374-378.

Organized Sports for Children, Preadolescents, and Adolescents. Cuff, S; LaBella, CR; Brooks, MA; Canty, G; Diamond, AB; Hennrikus, W; Logan, K; Moffatt, K; Nemeth, BA; Pengel, KB; et al. Pediatrics. 2019; 143:e20190997-e20190997.

Mild Jugular Compression Collar Ameliorated Changes in Brain Activation of Working Memory after One Soccer Season in Female High School Athletes. Yuan, W; Dudley, J; Foss, KD B; Ellis, JD; Thomas, S; Galloway, RT; DiCesare, CA; Leach, JL; Adams, J; Maloney, T; et al. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2018; 35:1248-1259.

Back pain. Berz, K; Logan, K. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8th Edition. 2018.

Current state of concussion prevention strategies: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective, controlled studies. Schneider, DK; Grandhi, RK; Bansal, P; Kuntz, GE; Webster, KE; Logan, K; Foss, KD B; Myer, GD. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017; 51:1473-1482.

Reducing concussion symptoms among teenage youth: Evaluation of a mobile health app. Worthen-Chaudhari, L; McGonigal, J; Logan, K; Bockbrader, MA; Yeates, KO; Mysiw, WJ. Brain Injury. 2017; 31:1279-1286.

Symptom-Guided Emergency Department Discharge Instructions for Children With Concussion. Brooks, TM; Smith, MM; Silvis, RM; Lerer, T; Mulvey, CH; Maitland, R; Dunn, AL; Logan, K; Smith, SR. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2017; 33:553-563.

Is current medical education adequately preparing future physicians to manage concussion: an initial evaluation. Donaworth, MA; Grandhi, RK; Logan, K; Gubanich, PJ; Myer, GD. Physician and Sportsmedicine. 2016; 44:1-7.