Meet Our Clinicians

 

Devyani Hunt, MD
Dr. Hunt is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Washington University School of Medicine. She is the Medical Director of the Washington University Living Well Center and Director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists. She specializes in the conservative management of orthopedic problems, including performing arts medicine and women’s musculoskeletal health, as well as disorders common to the adolescent and older female athlete. Additional interests focus on the care of women throughout the life continuum, including treatment of low back pain in pregnancy, pelvic floor dysfunctions; pelvic pain and osteoporosis. Dr. Hunt earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. Following a residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago-Northwestern University School of Medicine, Dr. Hunt completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal medicine and interventional spine care at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Abby Cheng, MD

Abby Cheng, MD
Dr. Cheng is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. She specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative management of all musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, with an emphasis in treating young adult hip problems and sports-related injuries.. Dr. Cheng earned her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. She completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine.

Dale Colorado, DO, MPH

Dale Colorado, DO, MPH
Dr. Colorado is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative management of all musculoskeletal injuries, with special interests in sports and spine related injuries, therapeutic spine and peripheral joint injections, sport related concussions, musculoskeletal and neuromuscular ultrasound, and electrodiagnostics. Dr. Colorado earned his medical degree and public health degree from Des Moines University. He completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he served as Chief Resident, then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine at Washington University School of Medicine.

Gregory M. Decker, MD
Dr. Decker is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative treatment of all musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. He has special interests in treating spine pain and acute and chronic sports medicine injuries, including running injuries. Dr. Decker earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) School of Medicine in Coral Gables, FL, followed with a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from Washington University in St. Louis, MO where he served as Chief Resident. He is fellowship-trained in Pain Management from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.

Jeremy Hartman, MDJeremy Hartman, MD
Dr. Hartman is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in the nonoperative treatment of sports-related injuries, overuse injuries, acute injuries and pain in the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, foot or ankle. Dr. Hartman earned his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine, and a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Washington University School of Medicine and The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis. He then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Hartman has provided medical coverage for many collegiate and professional sports teams, and currently provides medical coverage for the Washington University Men's and Women's Soccer and Track and Field.

Adam LaBore, MD
Dr. LaBore is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in the conservative care of musculoskeletal injuries, with an emphasis on shoulder and hip girdle injuries, neck and back pain, therapeutic spine and peripheral joint injections, and electrodiagnostic consultation. Dr. LaBore earned his medical degree from Loyola University - Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, IL in 1998 and served a residency at the University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine. In addition to his residency, Dr. LaBore also served as a Captain in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army and is currently a physician in the USAF Reserve.

John Metzler, MD
Dr. Metzler is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in the conservative care of musculoskeletal injuries, with special interests in foot/ankle, therapeutic spine injections, and the use of electromyography to assess muscle and nerve responses. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas, Medical Branch in Galveston, TX in 1991 and served a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee, WI. He completed a fellowship in spine and sports medicine at Buffalo Spine & Sports Medicine in Williamsville, NY in 2000. 

Nathan Olafsen, MDNathan Olafsen, MD
Dr. Olafsen earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and followed with a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the University of Washington. He is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine also from the University of Washington, and has a strong interest in medical coverage for sports teams. Dr. Olafsen specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative management of all musculoskeletal injuries, with special interests in tendon and joint disorders, sports-related injures in runners and other endurance athletes as well as adaptive, overhead, and younger athletes.

Corri Payton, MSN, APRN, BC
Corri received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Louis University. She was a member of Sigma Theta Tau. She received her Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner degree from Jewish Hospital College of Nursing and Allied Health. She received the Dean Scholarship for scholastic achievement. In her current role, Corri performs follow up visits for patients with acute neck and back pain at the Orthopedic Spine Center in Chesterfield.

 

Scott Simpson, MD
Dr. Simpson is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of acute musculoskeletal injuries, sports-related injuries, and injuries to the knee, shoulder, foot and ankle. Dr. Simpson earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He then completed an Internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and a Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Simpson did a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Spine from Washington University School of Medicine. He has extensive experience in athletic team coverage, working with high school, collegiate and professional sports teams around the country.

Chi-Tsai Tang, MD
Dr. Tang is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in the evaluation and non-operative management of all musculoskeletal injuries including sports related injuries, medical acupuncture, shoulder injuries, fluoroscopic guided injections, electrodiagnostics, ultrasound guided injections, and injuries in tennis players. Dr. Tang earned his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan Health System, and his fellowship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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