Official Team Physicians for the
St. Louis Blues
For over 20 years, Washington University Orthopedics has provided team care for the St. Louis Blues Hockey Team. Rick Wright, MD, (head team physician, pictured 2nd from left), Matthew Matava, MD, (1st from left) and Matthew Smith, MD, (far right) are the official team physicians with robust daytime sports medicine practices. To be treated like a pro, schedule an appointment today.
Our physicians take great pride in caring for the team, and play a critical role in the diagnosis, treatment and management of player injuries. When an injury occurs, our physician's balance the players' desire to compete while protecting their long-term health. We focus on safely returning players to their sport in peak form.
Expert team care for professional sports, local universities, club sports, high schools and the performing arts community
Our sports medicine specialists provide medical coverage to a variety of teams within the St. Louis area, and have a unique background in providing care for the performing arts community. We've treated musicians, dancers, circus acrobats, ice skaters, painters and singers. Our team medical coverage includes: