Roger Chams, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, will serve as team physician for the U.S. U-23 Women's National Soccer Team during their upcoming games in Spain, according to a Lake Forester report.
Douglas Rouse, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Hattiesburg, Miss., was recently named the Jack C. Hughston, MD, Sportsmedicine Person of the Year by the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association, according to a Hattiesburg American news report.
Here are 82 orthopedic and sports medicine physicians who are team physicians for the National Hockey League. The teams are listed in alphabetical order. Information was not available for all physicians.
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A new Kansas law requires athletes exhibiting signs of head injury to be removed from play and not return until they are cleared by a medical professional, according to a report from The Wichita Eagle.
Terrance Orr, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Tahoe Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, will be accompanying the United States Men's Alpine Ski Team to the 2014 Olympic Games as head team physician, according to a Carson Now report.
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12 Sports Medicine Physicians on the Move

Here are 12 sports medicine physicians who recently joined a new group or hospital.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced its official medical providers for the 2012 season, according to a USSA news release.
Several sports medicine physicians discuss how they differentiate themselves and their practices from other orthopedic groups.
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Dr. James AndrewsJames Andrews, MD, founder of the Andrews Institute of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., has trained some 300 sports medicine fellows during his career and taken care of professional athletes the world over, the likes of Brett Farve, Michael Jordan and Roger Clemens. He is the team physician for the Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Rays and past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He continues to serve on the board of directors for AOSSM and was recently appointed to the medical advisory board for IntelliCell BioSciences, along with other partners in his practice. He is also the medical director for Auburn University interscholastic sports and senior orthopedist for the University of Alabama sports teams.
Dr. Brian ColeThere are several exciting research projects going on right now in sports medicine. Brian Cole, MD, head of the Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush in Chicago and team physician for the Chicago Bulls and co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox, discusses the different research projects currently engaging his team.
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