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The Sports Doctor, December 28, 2022

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Guests, Dr Toufic Jildeh and Dr Ben Pearl

The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert Weil

Guests, Dr Toufic Jildeh and Dr Ben Pearl

Guest, Dr Toufic Jildeh

Guest Name
Dr Toufic Jildeh
Guest Occupation
Michigan State University Sports Orthopedic Surgeon working with Olympic Ski & Snowboard teams
Guest Biography

Toufic R. Jildeh, MD attended Michigan State University where he graduated summa cum laude and from the Honors College. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Health System where he was selected as an Administrative Chief Resident and was chosen as an American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader. He concurrently completed the Davidson Fellowship in Entrepreneurship. He was awarded the prestigious distinction of Most Outstanding Resident by the Henry Ford Health System. Dr. Jildeh was selected for and completed a specialized sports medicine fellowship at the world renown Steadman Clinic/Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. While in fellowship, he served as a team physician for the US Olympic Ski and Snowboard team and was involved in the medical and surgical care of elite athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, PLL, and Olympics. 

Dr. Jildeh is an assistant professor at Michigan State University, as well as a team physician for Michigan State University athletics and the US Olympic Ski and Snowboard team.He specializes in sports medicine, joint preservation, cartilage restoration, and joint reconstruction of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow. Academically, Dr. Jildeh has published more than 100 peer reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and abstracts. He has presented over 100 papers at conferences nationally and internationally. He has been the recipient of accolades such as the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, as well as top research projects at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society, and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Guest, Ben Pearl

Guest Name
Ben Pearl
Guest Occupation
Podiatric Physician/Surgeon
Guest Biography

A ten year resident of Arlington, Virginia, Dr. Ben Pearl has been a practicing physician in the Arlington and McLean area since 1992.

Recently selected as one of the Washingtonian Magazine’s top sports doctors, he is a graduate of the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He is a consultant at NIH and he is on an advisory board at FDA.

Dr. Pearl was recently featured in the Washington Post Magazine depicting his passion for skiing and teaching. He has had television interviews with Dr. Nancy on MSNBC on barefoot running and provided foot health information for News Channel 8.

Dr. Pearl is a fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. He is the team podiatrist for the District Track Club, an elite Olympic development track team in Washington DC.He serves as medical director for the SUNY New Paltz high school cross country camp. He offers foot and ankle care to patients of all ages.

He has also been a consultant at the National Institutes of Health and the FDA, and is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.

Dr. Pearl has a special interest in sports medicine, which is enhanced by his own participation in running, bicycling, and ski instruction.

Dr. Pearl has authored a number of articles on podiatric health. He also blogs regularly on foot care and athletic performance at Docs for Jocks.

 

The Sports Doctor

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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.

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BBS Station 1
Wednesday
Starts
3:00 pm CT
Ends
3:55 pm CT
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