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Sports Medicine

Our orthopaedic sports medicine physicians collaborate with certified specialists, including physical therapists, radiologists and pharmacists to offer comprehensive services for athletes. Our physicians have experience in treating a wide variety of patients from little leaguers to professional athletes.  Our physicians will discuss both surgical and non-surgical treatment options with you. To make an appointment with one of our sports medicine physicians, please call (573) 882-BONE.

Our sports medicine orthopaedic surgery team:

James Stannard, MD
James Stannard, MD, is the medical director of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute. He earned his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine, and completed a surgery internship and orthopaedic residency at Brook Army Medical Center, Fort Houston, Texas. He completed an AO trauma fellowship at Kantonspital, Chur, Switzerland. Dr. Stannard specializes in sports medicine, orthopaedic trauma and complex knee injuries.

Seth Sherman, MD
Dr. Sherman is a fellowship trained sports medicine specialist, treating a variety of sports-related injuries including complex disorders of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow. He uses advanced arthroscopic and open techniques to restore damaged joints, ligaments, and bones. His areas of expertise include shoulder, knee, and hip arthroscopy, knee ligament reconstruction, articular cartilage restoration and joint preservation, meniscal transplant, adolescent sports injuries, throwing shoulder, shoulder  instability, rotator cuff repair, and complex open shoulder surgery including shoulder arthroplasty. Dr. Sherman completed his residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery, trained by the team physicians for the NY Giants, NY Mets, and NY Knicks. During his sports medicine fellowship at Rush University in Chicago, Dr. Sherman was the assistant team physician for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox.

David Flood, MD
Dr. Flood practices at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City and specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Flood received his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency. He completed a fellowship at Kaiser San Diego Medical Center and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a subspecialty certificate in orthopaedic sports medicine.

Our non-surgical sports medicine team:

Aaron Gray, MD
Dr. Gray practices sports medicine and family medicine at both the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and University Physicians at Green Meadows. He is a doctor for University of Missouri athletes and is team physician for baseball and women's volleyball.  He has travelled internationally as a team physician with United States Soccer Youth National Teams.  He is board certified in family medicine and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in primary care sports medicine.  He sees patients for sprains, strains, fractures and joint pain.  Active patients and those that want to become more active with new and old injuries are welcome in his clinics. 

Specific areas of interest include pitching & throwing injuries, stress fractures, overuse injuries, and concussions. A graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center-College of Medicine, Dr. Gray completed his residency at University of Missouri Health Care. He also completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the University of California-Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was the team physician for men's soccer, baseball, men's volleyball, women's golf and assistant team physician for football.

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