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Sports Medicine
Courtesy: Saint Louis Athletics  
Release: 08/14/2011


Under the direction of the Saint Louis University Athletic Department, the goal of Saint Louis University Sports Medicine Staff is to provide the highest quality of comprehensive health care services to our student-athletes associated with their athletic participation at SLU. The Billiken Sports Medicine Staff are determined to provide the highest quality care by managing all risks affecting health and safety of all student-athletes.

Billiken student-athletes receive health care from some of the top physicians in the nation. Many of the physicians are nationally recognized leaders in their respected medical field. Our physicians are tirelessly dedicated to the Billikens, covering athletic events and providing their medical service to athletes daily as well as on many evenings and weekends.

The SLU SportsCare Clinic also serves the student-athletes. It features physical therapy services and physician services for SLU students conveniently located at the Student Health Center in Marchetti Towers.

An extensive referral network also is in place, through the Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, the Anheuser-Busch Eye Institute, Center for Advanced Dental Education and SLUCare; Billiken student-athletes receive medical care from some of the nation's top specialists. These areas include allergy/asthma, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, gastroenterology, general surgery, neurology, nutrition, ophthamology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, physical therapy, psychology and radiology.

The athletic training room at SLU is equipped with the latest state of the art equipment which is strategically designed to provide the best care and performance. This equipment includes a Swim Ex Rehabilitation Pool including an underwater treadmill, Grimm Cold Plunge pool, several types of modality equipment and other essential pieces of rehabilitation equipment. Each piece of equipment has been designed to give the student-athletes the best care and to aid them in returning to competition as quickly and safely as possible.


Please print, complete and return the following forms for your respective enrollment status



Athletic Insurance Policies and Procedures and FAQ About Medical Information

Banned Drug Classes

Sickle Cell Statement

Athletic Training Education Program

Returning Student-Athlete Required Medical Documentation

1. Current Physical - 3rd and 5th year only
2. Pre-Participation Physical Questionnaire
3. Updated Family Information Form
4. HIPAA Compliance Release Form
5. Acknowledgement of Insurance Form
6. Copy of Insurance Card (Front/Back)

Freshman/Transfer Student-Athlete Medical Documentation

1. Current Physical
2. Pre-Participation Physical Questionnaire
3. Updated Family Information Form
4. HIPAA Compliance Release Form
5. Acknowledgement of Insurance Form
6. Copy of Insurance Card (Front/Back)

Athletic Training Staff
Jonathan Burch, ATC,LAT -- Asst. AD / Sports Medicine
Tammy Pastor, MS, ATC, LAT - Athletic Trainer
Miya Sullivan, MS, ATC,LAT -- Athletic Trainer
Angie Wills, MS, ATC,LAT -- Athletic Trainer

Athletic Training Education Program

Anthony Breitbach, Ph.D, MS, ATC, LAT

Kitty Newsham, Ph.D, MS, ATC, LAT
Tim Howell, Ed.D., ATC, CSCS

Primary Care - Sports Medicine
Team Physicians

Christain Verry, M.D.
William Mitchell, M.D.

Physical Therapists
Tricia Austin, PT, ATC
Sara Bennett, PT
Jason Bennett, PT, SCS, ATC
Mark Reinking, PT, SCS, ATC
Mike Markee, PT, ATC

Orthopedics - Sports Medicine

Scott Kaar, M.D. -- Head Team Physician

Adnan Cutuk, M.D. -- Team Physician

Saint Louis University Student Health Center

Deborah Scheff, R.N., B.S.N., M.A. - Director


John Hatton, D.M.D. - Associate Director/Program Director Center of Advanced Dental Education
Paul Naitivi, D.M.D. - Team Dentist for Billiken Athletics

Nutrition & Dietetics

Jenny Hamlin


Dale Watson, Sports Certified Orthotist (Medcuro)

Saint Louis University Hospital

Center for Advanced Dental Education

SLU AB Eye Institute
Saint Louis University Athletic Training Education Program

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