The Northside Hospital
Sports Medicine Network

 

The Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network is a comprehensive program based entirely around the needs of athletes of all ages. Our multidisciplinary sports medicine providers, who are trained in pediatric and adult care, work together to customize plans of care for each individual based on his or her needs. The Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network offers services that encompass the entire continuum of care, focusing on keeping our athletes healthy and active, with services that facilitate optimal performance.

Through preventive care, nutrition counseling and corrective exercise, we help educate you to prevent injuries. If an injury or illness does occur, our experts use the latest in evidence-based medicine, strengthening and rehab techniques, and if needed, minimally-invasive surgery, focusing on safely returning you to your sport as quickly as possible.

Under the careful direction of experienced sports medicine physicians, patients are guided through our multidisciplinary team of specialists, who treat more than just injuries, but rather athletes as a whole.

 

Areas of Expertise

Our team of providers and specialists includes:

  • Cardiology

  • Certified Athletic Trainers

  • Dermatology

  • Emergency Medicine

  • ENT

  • Imaging

  • Neurology

  • Neuropsychology

  • Nutrition

  • Opthalmology

  • Orthopedic Spine

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Primary Care Sports Medicine

  • Rehabilitation

  • Sleep Medicine

  • Urgent Care

Meet Our Staff

Team Physicians

Matt Simmons, MD
Lead Team Physician
/Medical Director

Northside Hospital Sports
Medicine Network

Stephen Rodes, MD
Lead Orthopedic Surgeon
Northside Hospital Sports
Medicine Network

Jimmy Jiang, MD
Hand / Upper Extremity Specialist Northside Hospital Sports
Medicine Network

Brian Seng, DO
Total Joint
Orthopedic Surgeon
Arthritis and Total
Joint Specialists

Travis Jones, DPM
Foot and Ankle Specialist
Northside Hospital Sports
Medicine Network

Steven Spitz, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
/ Spine Specialist
Northside Hospital Sports
Medicine Network

Joel Pranckun, DO
Orthopedic Surgeon
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network

Madhavi Jordan, MD
General Surgeon
Northside Cherokee
Surgical Associates

Goodman Dermatology
Dermatology

Thomas Eye Group (PDF)
Ophthalmology

Concussion Specialist

 

Daniel Charek, PhD
Northside Hospital
Sports Medicine Network

Associate Team Physicians

 

Kirk Hewling, MD
Primary Care
Towne Lake Primary Care 

Courtney French, MD
Ear, Nose and Throat
Southern ENT

Saima Khurram, MD
Neurologist
Premier Neurological Care

RamalWeragoda, MD
Cardiologist
Northside Heart

Concierge Care

For your convenience, the Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network offers a concierge line to make it as easy as possible for you to receive care for non-emergent injuries. You will have prompt, easy access to the gold standard of orthopedic care, receiving comprehensive services to treat and rehabilitate the sports injury.

Call 770-852-7535, and leave a message including a brief description, the sports league, the athlete’s name, and a callback number, and you will receive a call the morning of the next business day to quickly be seen by one of our sports medicine specialists.

Learn more about our concierge care.