Michael Fredericson, MD, FACSM Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Dr. Michael Fredericson is Professor and Director of PM&R Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University. He has served as a head team physician with the Stanford Sports Medicine Program since 1992 and has worked at both a national and international level with USA Track & Field.
Dr. Fredericson has been a featured speaker at numerous national and international sports medicine and rehabilitation symposiums. He has published over 180 peer-reviewed articles, and book chapters focused on an improved understanding of treatment and prevention of overuse sports medicine injuries. He is a former member of the Editorial Board of Physician and Sports Medicine, former Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, and is a Senior Founding Editor for the PM&R Journal. Dr. Fredericson is on the Scientific Advisory Board and is a frequent contributor to Men’s Health magazine.
In addition, Dr. Fredericson is Fellowship Director for Stanford Sports Medicine and has received a variety of awards for his efforts to develop and foster musculoskeletal education and research for medical students, residents, fellows, and post-doctoral scholars. In his spare time, he teaches martial arts and is a Shihan 7th degree black-belt in Karatedo Doshinkan International, a traditional Okinawan karate organization.
“Lifestyle medicine is a natural extension of my work as a PM&R physician. For over ten years, I have been spearheading our efforts at Stanford to promote lifestyle medicine, sponsoring a popular course for our medical students. More recently, I am honored to be working with an amazing team of professionals, helping to lead the expanding Lifestyle Medicine initiative in conjunction with the Stanford Center on Longevity.”