Steven Karageanes, DO, FAOASM
Osteopathic Sports Medicine
Steven Karageanes, DO, FAOASM President-Elect of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine and the program chair for their 2011 Annual Conference, comes on the show to discuss the theme for their annual sports medicine conference "Performing Arts", something that no other major sports medicine organization has ever done.
Steven Karageanes, DO, FAOASM is currently the President-Elect of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine and the program chair for their 2011 Annual Conference. He authored the textbook “Principles of Manual Sports Medicine”, the first book done by physicians on utilizing manual medicine in the sports setting. He is currently producing a musculoskeletal exam video series for the Council on Osteopathic Medical Education in Sports Medicine. Since his fellowship in 1999 with Lutheran Hospital/Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Karageanes has been team physician or an official consultant with the Detroit Tigers, Wayne State University, Detroit Lions, NHLPA, US Paralympics, USA Gymnastics, and the USOC. Currently, He is the medical director for the Performing Arts Program at the Detroit Medical Center, where he focuses his career on dancers, musicians, figure skaters, gymnasts, and competitive cheerleaders. In addition, Dr. Karageanes also started and directed the primary care sports medicine fellowships at Henry Ford Hospital and Oakwood Healthcare Systems from 2000-2008. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine and has published multiple chapters in the Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine and Emedicine.com. He is a member of AOASM and IADMS (International Association of Dance Medicine and Science). Dr. Karageanes graduated from the University of Michigan in 1991, then Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995. He did his one-year internship at Mount Clemens General Hospital, then his family practice residency at Midwestern University in Chicago from 1996-98
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