Tour the Washington University High Performance Center
Join Lutz Pfanneenstiel, Robert Brophy, MD, and Joan Magruder for a tour of the Washington University Orthopedics High Performance Center.
St. Louis CITY Soccer Club has chosen physicians with Washington University Orthopedics as the club’s official team doctors and BJC HealthCare as medical services provider. The Major League Soccer team's state-of-the-art training facility will be named the Washington University Orthopedics High Performance Center.
“We’re excited to be collaborating with CITY SC and are committed to providing these world-class athletes with the orthopedic care they need to remain healthy and compete at the highest level,” said department chair Regis O’Keefe, MD, PhD. “We have some of the nation’s very best orthopedic surgeons and physicians. In collaboration with other specialists at Washington University, we will work to protect the health of these outstanding athletes. In addition, we are thrilled to partner with the soccer club on community health projects that will make a difference throughout the region.”
As national leaders in orthopedics and trusted sports medicine specialists, physicians with WashU Orthopedics will work with the club’s trainers to prevent injuries and keep CITY SC athletes in peak form. The physicians also will be pitch-side on home game days to provide immediate on-site care and triage for any injuries. With more than 80 orthopedic specialists on its medical staff, WashU Orthopedics has broad, in-depth experience in treating all types of sports injuries using the latest techniques and research to help injured athletes safely return to play.
The team’s newly named medical director and head orthopedic surgeon is Robert Brophy, MD, chief of sports medicine and a professor of orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.