Pediatric Sports Medicine Experts

The Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s is focused on enriching the lives of children and adolescents by physical activity and sport. We strive to deliver expert clinical care to young athletes, pioneer research for sports injury prevention and rehabilitation, and build deep relationships with our community that improve physical activity for youth.

Meet Our Patients

Our team of experts help to make dreams a reality. Through the partnership of the Athletic Training Program at Cincinnati Children’s and the Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy, athletic trainer and former gymnast Sharon Frank was on site at the meet and witnessed Brooke's injury first hand.

Watch more videos featuring Sports Medicine patients

Locations & Physicians

We have a multidisciplinary team at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Our Sports Medicine team includes experts from Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics, and Physical Therapy to get athletes back to play as soon as possible. 

Our physicians are located at the following neighborhood locations, where you can make same day and next day appointments. To make an appointment at any of our locations, please call 513-803-HURT (4878).

Location Physicians
Anderson  Dr. Kate Berz; Dr. Melanie Kennedy
Burnet   Dr. Eric Wall; Dr. Shital Parikh
Green Township     Dr. Shital ParikhDr. Melanie Kennedy
Liberty  Dr. Paul Gubanich; Dr. Eric Wall; Dr. Shital Parikh
Mason  Dr. Kelsey Logan; Dr. Eric Wall
Northern Kentucky  Dr. Shital Parikh
Winslow Dr. Kate Berz; Dr. Kelsey Logan; Dr. Eric Wall

Contact the Division of Sports Medicine

Did you know we offer same-day appointments?

For inquires and appointments:

513-803-HURT (4878)
Fill out our online form

In the News

Q Collar.

Q-Collar in the News Fox 19 News interviewed Sports Medicine director of research Greg Myer, PhD about the Q-Collar, a neck collar worn by athletes with the goal of helping protect the brain from head impacts. Watch the video.    

Q-Collar Research  Our researchers continue to study the collar that may reduce traumatic brain injuries. Read more.

Gymnast Makes Comeback  Local Cincinnati gymnast Adriana Bustelo made an improbable comeback to compete at the Women's Junior Olympic National Championships after wrist surgery at Cincinnati Children's. Watch the Channel 12 story

Shoulder Pain in Swimmers With few exceptions, shoulder pain in a swimmer will be an overuse injury, writes Sports Medicine athletic trainer, Rebecca Connolly. Read more from our blog

Concussion Care

To make an appointment with one of our physicians, please call 513-803-4323 (HEAD).

Learn more about how we treat concussions.