Thousands of coaches and parents use Sideline Sports Doc to better understand how to manage injuries by young athletes on the field, court or ice. We help you apply simple common sense principles to figure out whether that youngster can stay in the game, must sit out of practice or the game, or needs immediate medical attention – a concept called triage.
The SSD team is lead by the following experts in sport medicine and sport orthopedics.
|Dev Mishra, M.D.
Founder, Sideline Sports Doc
Dr. Mishra is double board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. He received his undergraduate education from Yale University and then completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego. He started his clinical practice in 1994 and has been a team physician for multiple collegiate and professional teams. Dr. Mishra’s clinical practice is with the Stanford University sports medicine group.
|Brian Cole, M.D.
Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Chicago, IL
Dr. Cole is double board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. Dr. Cole received his M.D. degree and an MBA from the University of Chicago, then completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He hosts his own radio show on ESPN called Sports Medicine Weekly, and is currently the head team physician for the Chicago Bulls, and team physician with the Chicago White Sox and Depaul University.
|Calvin Hwang, M.D.
All Sports Advisor, Sideline Sports Doc
Dr. Hwang is double board certified in emergency medicine and sports medicine. He is the head team physician at Stanford University and is responsible for the overall medical care for all of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletes. He is a graduate of Stanford University, completed medical school at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio, and then completed his Emergency Medicine residency and sports medicine fellowship at Stanford University.
|Bert Mandelbaum, M.D.
Soccer Advisor, Sideline Sports Doc
Dr. Mandelbaum is double board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. He received his M.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis, then completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Mandelbaum is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts in soccer injury. He has served as a head team physician on the men’s and women’s side for multiple World Cups and Olympic Games. He is currently head team physician for the Los Angeles Galaxy, Pepperdine University, and a member of FIFA’s F-MARC committee. Dr. Mandelbaum is also author of The Win Within, a book celebrating the human spirit.
|Jeffrey Mjaanes, M.D.
Soccer Advisor, Sideline Sports Doc
Dr. Mjaanes is double board certified in pediatrics and sports medicine. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, then completed his pediatrics residency at Rush Presbyterian Medical Center in Chicago. Dr.Mjaanes is renowned as an expert in sport concussion management, and currently runs the Chicago Sport Concussion clinic at Rush. He is head team physician for the Chicago Fire MLS club, head team physician for Depaul University, and a member of the team physician staff with the United States Soccer Federation.
|Kathleen Weber MD
Assistant Professor, Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Chicago, IL
TEAM AFFILIATIONS: Team Physician Chicago Bulls (NBA), Team Physician Chicago White Sox (MLB), Team Physician DePaul University, Consultant Ladies Professional Golfers Association (LPGA)