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Why Choose Us

Leoni Prao, MD Sports MedicineLeonie Prao, MD with a patient

About Us 

MedStar Sports Medicine is among the premiere sports medicine programs in the country. We bring together fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine providers, rehabilitation/sports performance professionals, sports-specific researchers, and nationally recognized programs in hospitals and outpatient centers across the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. region.

Our Team

  • One of the few African American head team physicians in major league sports
  • The NFL’s first female head orthopaedic surgeon
  • The head team physicians for the women’s and men’s US national lacrosse teams
  • Past presidents of the NFL Team Physicians Association
  • The Arthroscopy Association of North America award-winning researchers.

Team Affiliations 

MedStar Sports Medicine's team affiliations range from professional and collegiate to recreational athletes. Responsibilities range from:

  • on-field/course provision of medical care
  • rapid access to medical care in the event of injury
  • educational updates for athletic trainers and supporting medical care providers
  • pre/post-season physicals
  • concussion screening and post concussion care