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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

My Locations

  • Liberty Campus

    Liberty Campus

    7777 Yankee Road
    Liberty Township, Ohio 45044
  • Mason


    9560 Children's Drive
    Mason, Ohio 45040
  • Winslow


    2800 Winslow Ave.
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

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

Donaworth MA, Grandhi RK, Logan K, Gubanich PJ, Myer GD. Is Current Medical Education Adequately Preparing Future Physicians to Manage Concussion: An Initial Evaluation. Phys Sportsmed. 2016 Feb;44(1):1-7.

Briskin SM, Logan K. Mental health and pressures in teen sports. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2015 Apr;26(1):163-73.

Joy EA, Logan K. AMSSM thematic issue: care of the female athlete. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014, 48(4):283.

Logan K. Overuse and Underutilization in Youth Sports: Time to Seek Equipoise. J Pediatr. 2015 Mar;166(3):517-9.

Halstead ME, McAvoy K, Devore CD, Carl R, Lee M, Logan K. Returning to Learning Following a Concussion. Pediatrics. 2013 Nov;132(5):948-57.

Valentine V, Logan K. Cognitive rest in concussion management. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Jan 15;85(2):100-1.

Comstock D, Logan K. (2012). Epidemiology and Prevention. In M. Kirkwood, K. Yeates (Eds.), Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: From Basic Science to Clinical Management. New York: The Guilford Press.

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

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

Logan K. Stress fractures in the adolescent athlete. Pediatr Ann. 2007 Nov;36(11):738-9, 742, 744-5.