Opportunity Details

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery


Commensurate w/Experience

Faculty (Full-Time), Sports Medicine Division - WUSM, Orthopaedic Surgery

The Sports Medicine division of Washington University’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks a full-time clinical faculty member (rank commensurate with experience), to join our high-volume practice. This position reports to the division chief.

Clinical: Clinical responsibilities of this position include developing a full-time sports medicine academic clinical practice.
•      Washington University enjoys strong brand awareness and has a reputation for providing premier clinical care regionally and nationally.
•      WashU Sports Medicine has a regional, national and international reputation for excellence in nonoperative and operative orthopedic care of active patients, including sports-related concussion care.
•      WashU Sports Medicine physicians work closely with colleagues in ea

ch of the Department’s 10 clinical divisions to provide optimum care in all facets of musculoskeletal medicine.
•      Members of the Sports Medicine Division are locally and nationally recognized for concussion assessment and management. The opportunity to provide concussion care is available.
•      Opportunities exist to help grow our regenerative medicine program.

Academic Instruction:

Academic responsibilities include active participation in, and commitment to PM&R fellow, resident and medical student education, including:
•      Clinical training and teaching.
•      Participating in conferences, journal clubs and related activities.

Team Physician Responsibilities: 

The Sports Medicine Division has affiliations with 10 local high schools, two universities (Division-II and Division-III), local club sport teams and the St. Louis Blues professional hockey club.


We are committed to excellence is orthopedic research. This faculty member may conduct research (clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics) within his or her area of academic and clinical interest. The Department has a strong collaborative relationship between clinicians and basic science researchers within the department, as well as with faculty members across the Washington University medical campus.
•      The department’s Orthopedic Clinical Research Center (OCRC) is comprised of full-time research coordinators who
facilitate the research activities of the faculty and trainees.

All applicants must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a Family Practice Sports Medicine fellowship training program. All applicants must be board certified/board eligible in Family Practice and must be eligible to obtain a permanent Missouri medical license. Applicants
should hold expertise in ultrasound-guided procedures and have a commitment to sports team and event coverage.

A dedication to excellence in patient care and teaching, and an interest in musculoskeletal and/or sports medicine research.


Matthew Matava, MD




No end date

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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