The Stanford University Sports Medicine Staff, under the direction of Director of Sports Medicine, Geoffrey Abrams, and Director of Athletic Training, Eitan Gelber, are leaders and pioneers in the care of Stanford student athletes.
Through the interdisciplinary and collaborative approach utilizing the unique talents of sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and sports scientists, Stanford Sports Medicine provides unrivaled comprehensive care to the over 900 Stanford student athletes.
The Stanford Sports Medicine team is on the cutting edge of sports medicine care, utilizing the most up to date diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative techniques to allow for student athletes to thrive in their desired sport. With 20 full-time athletic trainers, 4 full-time physical therapists, and our dedicated sports medicine physicians, the staff is able to provide the latest and most contemporary care possible to athletes across all 36 sports.
Our staff of 10 team physicians provide direct oversight to the Athletic Training and Physical Therapy staff, and are faculty from the Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, in the School of Medicine at Stanford University. As well, the Sports Medicine Program has access to 40 consultants and specialists on its Sports Medicine Advisory Team.
The Stanford University Sports Medicine staff are also among the leaders in sports medicine research across the country, with ongoing research looking to improve the diagnosis of concussion, prevention of ACL injury, and using foot mapping technology to decrease overuse injury. Through the use of data analysis, the sports medicine staff is able to analyze trends, and provide targeted interventions to help reduce and prevent athletic injuries.
Phillip & Penelope Knight AT Center
Philip & Penelope Knight Athletic Training Center
641 E. Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
P: 650.723.1214 | F: 650.725.2752
During the academic year, the Athletic Training Center will be open Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. On weekends and holidays, athletic competition and practices will dictate hours. During the summer months, the athletic training center operates on a reduced schedule.
The Athletic Training Center’s general phone number is 650.723.1214. A message can be left at this number for any team athletic trainer. If you have an emergency after hours, please contact your team athletic trainer directly or call 9-1-1.
Athletic Training Staff
Certified Athletic Trainers are highly qualified, multi-skilled, allied health care professionals and have been part of the American Medical Association’s Health Professions Career and Education Directory for more two decades. Additionally, the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, among others, are all strong clinical and academic supporters of Certified Athletic Trainers.