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Sports Care Physicians

Primary care physicians with sports medicine expertise provide on-field injury evaluation and diagnosis, referrals for surgery (when appropriate), and care management during rehabilitation and sport-specific performance training.

Ohio Sports Care Physicians

Roger Kruse, MD

Medical Director

Education: The Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Affiliations: Medical director, Sports Care®; board-certified in family medicine; fellow, American College of Sports Medicine and American Medical Society of Sports Medicine; assistant clinical professor, Michigan State University Campus System Consortium OPTI; director of sports science, U.S. Figure Skater’s Association
Team Physician: Head team physician, The University of Toledo
Related Experience: 1994 Winter Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway; 1996 Summer Olympic Games, Atlanta; head physician, 1998 Winter Olympic Games, Nagano, Japan; 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City, Utah; 2007 ISU Grand Prix Final, Torino, Italy; 2008 ISU Grand Prix Final, Seoul, Korea; oversees all figure skating camps at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs; comprehensive drug testing experience, covering national and international events

Steven Freeman, MD

Associate Medical Director

Education: Medical College of Ohio
Graduate Medical Education: The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Affiliations: Associate medical director, Sports Care®; board-certified in family medicine with Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine; member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and American Medical Association
Team Physician: The University of Toledo

Jacklyn Kiefer, DO

Osteopathic Associate Director

Education: University of Notre Dame, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduate Medical Education: St. Joseph Family Medicine Residency, South Bend, IN; The Toledo Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Toledo, OH

Affiliations: Associate Director, Sports Care/ProMedica Toledo Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship; Associate Director ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, The University of Toledo College of Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine; Teaching Faculty Member, Mountain State Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institutions. Member of American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Academy for Sports Medicine. Board certified: ABFM, AOBFM. CAQ: ABFM, AOASM

Team Physician: The University of Toledo

Matt Roth, MD

Associate Medical Director

Education: Miami University of Ohio, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Graduate Medical Education: The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Affiliations: Associate medical director, Sports Care®; Arrowhead Family Practice; board-certified in CAQ Sports Medicine

Team Physician: The Toledo Walleye, The University of Toledo

Ryan Szepiela, MD

Associate Medical Director

Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine.

Education: Heidelberg University, University of Toledo Medical Center

Graduate Medical Education: University of Toledo Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, ProMedica Toledo Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Affiliations: Member; American College of Sports Medicine, International Spine Intervention Society, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Team Physician: Lourdes University, Clay High School, University of Toledo

Arun Mathur, MD

Associate Medical Director

Graduate Medical Education: The Flower Hospital Family Medicine Residency and ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Team Physician: University of Toledo

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