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Sports Medicine

Recover Your Game

The University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute is committed to the relentless pursuit of healing the body and alleviating pain to get patients back in the game. The institute is South Florida’s destination for personalized sports injury care and performance. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians treat everyone who needs help, including amateur athletes, student athletes like the Miami Hurricanes, professional athletes like the Miami Marlins, the U.S. sailing team and other pro athletes.

Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs

The University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute offers surgical and family medicine fellowship training for well-qualified candidates. Click on the links below for descriptions and application instructions.

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
Michael G. Baraga, M.D., Fellowship Director

Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Thomas Best, M.D., Ph.D., Fellowship Director

Meet the Team

LEE KAPLAN, M.D.

LEE KAPLAN, M.D.
DIRECTOR
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON, SPORTS MEDICINE
MICHAEL G. BARAGA, M.D.

MICHAEL G. BARAGA, M.D.
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON, SPORTS MEDICINE
JULIANNE MUÑOZ, M.D

JULIANNE MUÑOZ, M.D.
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON, SPORTS MEDICINE
THOMAS M. BEST, M.D., PH.D.

THOMAS M. BEST, M.D., PH.D.
PRIMARY CARE, SPORTS MEDICINE
CAROLYN M. KIENSTRA, M.D.

CAROLYN M. KIENSTRA, M.D.
PRIMARY CARE, SPORTS MEDICINE
STEPHEN HENRY, D.O.

STEPHEN HENRY, D.O.
PRIMARY CARE, SPORTS MEDICINE
GILLIAN HOTZ, PH.D.

GILLIAN HOTZ, PH.D.
DIRECTOR, CONCUSSION PROGRAM
KESTER NEDD, D.O.

KESTER NEDD, D.O.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, CONCUSSION PROGRAM
MOHAN KOTTAPALLY, M.D.

MOHAN KOTTAPALLY, M.D.
CONCUSSION PROGRAM
DANIELLE RANSOM, PSY.D.

DANIELLE RANSOM, PSY.D.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CONCUSSION PROGRAM
PATRICK ELIAS, PA-C

PATRICK ELIAS, PA-C
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
MICHAEL LETTER, PA-C, MCMS

MICHAEL LETTER, PA-C, MCMS
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
KARI RIDDLE, MS, LAT, ATC

KARI RIDDLE, MS, LAT, ATC
ATHLETIC TRAINER
ELISSA KYROLA, MS, LAT, ATC

ELISSA KYROLA, MS, LAT, ATC
ATHLETIC TRAINER
STEF ARANGO, MS, LAT, ATC

STEF ARANGO, MS, LAT, ATC
ATHLETIC TRAINER
JESICA BROWN, MPS, LAT, ATC

JESICA BROWN, MPS, LAT, ATC
ATHLETIC TRAINER