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Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine - About Us

Why TISM?

A strong sports medicine program is vital to keeping athletes safe, fit, and at the top of their game — and it’s critical to preserving their future health and well-being. At the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine, taking care of athletes is what we do. We know it takes a team, so our physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other professionals, work together to get you back in the game as safely and quickly as possible. We also offer education and support for athletes and coaches at all levels and we work with parents to help them take the best care of their young athletes.

Our Mission

The Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine is committed to providing the highest quality of individualized sports health care and to assist in the prevention of athletic injuries and disorders. The Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine is the site of choice for athletes at all levels based upon approach, attention, and dedication to sports health care. All the services offered at the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine are provided in partnership with the Tulane University Medical Group and incorporate the educational and research programs of the Tulane University Medical School.

The Team Approach

The team approach to sports medicine is what sets the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine apart from the competition. Represented on our team of experts are many of the most renowned authorities in the field of sports medicine. Our work is performed in an environment unique in the nation and it allows us to access the latest academic research and medical protocols available in the treatment of the athlete. We work closely with the school of medicine, a world leader in the development of state-of-the-art medical technology and innovation and the home to many of the best and brightest medical minds in the world. Three-hundred and fifty physician specialists train the next generation of doctors every day and are available to work with you on your particular sports medicine concerns. Our affiliation with the Tulane University Hospital & Clinic gives you access to all the expertise and technology of a world class medical center. It’s comprehensive care dedicated to the athlete and available nowhere else. Shouldn’t you have this level of quality care on your team?