Sports Medicine and Performance Center

The pediatric Sports Medicine and Performance Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides comprehensive sports injury care for injured young athletes through the spectrum of development. We offer sports-specific wellness assessments, conditioning and nutrition programs for children at all levels of activity, from casual recreational sports to elite athlete training. Our pediatric sports medicine specialists see patients at CHOP's Philadelphia and King of Prussia Campuses, as well as throughout our care network at youth sports medicine clinics located within several suburban locations.

CHOP Sports Medicine offers appointments through telehealth options when it is clinically safe and appropriate to do so. For example, video visits work well for assessment and follow-up of ACL and osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) injuries, heel pain in runners, shoulder pain in swimmers, elbow pain in baseball/softball/tennis players, concussion, other joint pain, second opinion consults, and more. If you need a second opinion on a sports injury or would like to set up a virtual consultation or appointment with one of our sports medicine team members, please call 215-590-1527 to get started.

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Why Choose Us?

The Sports Medicine and Performance Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the region’s premier healthcare resource for young athletes. Part of the Division of Orthopaedics, which is consistently among the top ranked programs in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report, earning the No. 1 spot in 2023-24, we have more specially-trained sports medicine physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers than any other pediatric orthopaedic facility in the region. We are nationally recognized for our innovative treatments for young performance athletes.

Our Team

Our sports medicine team is made up of board-certified orthopaedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians, specially-trained physical therapists, athletic trainers and nutritionists, as well as advanced practice nurses and physician assistants. Together, we offer complete care for your young athlete.

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