The Sports Doctor, April 14, 2021

The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert Weil
  
Show Headline: 
The Sports Doctor
Show Sub Headline: 
Guests, Dr Christopher Ahmad and Lindsay Berra

The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert Weil

Guests, Dr Christopher Ahmad and Lindsay Berra

Headlined Show, The Sports Doctor April 14, 2021

Dr. Robert Weil, DPM
Broadcast Date: 
April 14, 2021

Dr. Chris Ahmad, Team Doctor for the NY Yankees, Author, Professor of Clinical Orthopedics at Columbia University returns along with Lindsay Berra, Health & Fitness Writer, Reporter, Broadcaster, Storyteller & Yogi Berra’s granddaughter. Then, it's 'The Sports Doctor's In' with your questions and emails!

Dr. Christopher Ahmad
Dr. Chris Ahmad
Lindsay Berra

Guest, Dr Christopher Ahmad

Guest Name: 
Dr Christopher Ahmad
Dr. Christopher Ahmad
Guest Occupation: 
Team Physician for the New York Yankees, Author & Professor of Clinical Orthopedics at Columbia Univ
Guest Biography: 

Christopher S. Ahmad, MD, specializes in knee ACL, meniscus, and cartilage injuries, shoulder instability and labral tears, rotator cuff pathology, Tommy John surgery, and advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques for sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association. He is also Head Team Physician for the Rockland Boulders as well as for several high schools in Manhattan and New Jersey. In addition, Dr. Ahmad serves as a consultant to local metropolitan gymnastics and swim teams, and as the official medical provider to the FC Westchester Soccer Academy.

A recipient of several awards for outstanding research in the field of Sports Medicine, Dr. Ahmad conducts ongoing research in the areas of ACL injury prevention and screening, biomechanics of the elbow, and surgical techniques for rotator cuff and shoulder instability repair. He has authored more than 200 articles and 50 book chapters related to shoulder, elbow, and sports medicine and has presented over 250 lectures nationally, and internationally. Dr. Ahmad was also an editor of the textbook Minimally Invasive Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries.

Dr. Ahmad has his undergraduate degree in engineering while playing 4 years of Division 1 varsity soccer at nationally ranked Columbia University. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.

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Guest, Lindsay Berra

Guest Name: 
Lindsay Berra
Lindsay Berra
Guest Occupation: 
Health Fitness Writer, Reporter, Broadcaster, Storyteller & Yogi Berra’s granddaughter
Guest Biography: 

Lindsay Berra is a freelance sports journalist based in Montclair, NJ. At MLB.com from January 2013 through January 2018, she established herself as an authority on baseball fitness and injuries and appeared frequently on MLB Network to discuss her stories. From 1999 through 2012, she was a senior writer for ESPN Magazine, covering primarily ice hockey, tennis, baseball and the Olympics. Lindsay received her undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she played varsity softball and men’s club ice hockey. She is the oldest grandchild of Yogi and Carmen Berra and is a board member at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, NJ.

Lindsay and Yogi Berra

The Sports Doctor

The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert Weil
Show Host: 
Dr Robert Weil

The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!

Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.

Weekly Show
BBS Station 1
Wednesday
Starts: 
1:00 pm PT
Ends: 
1:55 pm PT