Dr. Gregory W. Stewart is a nationally recognized expert in the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in adults. He also specializes in disability prevention, rehabilitative medicine, sports medicine, and has a particular interest in sports concussion. Dr. Stewart is the director of the Sports Concussion Management Program, he is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at the Tulane School of Medicine, and he is the team physician for the Tulane Department of Athletics. He has served as team physician for professional, collegiate and high school teams for more than 30 years.
In addition to co-directing the Center for Sport, Dr. Stewart currently spends most of his time working with former professional athletes. As Medical Director of the Professional Athlete Care Team at Tulane University, he leads the NFL Benefits Neurological Care Program, NFL Player Care Foundation Healthy Body and Mind Screening Program, and the Trust (powered by the NFLPA) Brain and Body and Milestone Wellness Assessment programs.
Dr. Stewart is active in professional associations in sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. He serves as Chairman of the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Sports Medicine Advisory Committee. He was a major contributor to the successful passage of the Louisiana Youth Concussion Act. Dr. Stewart has also received funding from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Department of Education to examine the effects of mild traumatic brain injury in high school football athletes.
Awards & Honors
Best Doctors in America List 2017 – 2018 Louisiana Athletic Trainers’ Association, Sports Medicine Person of the Year, 2018 Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association, Sports Medicine Person of the Year, 2017 Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2011 – 2018 Louisiana High School Athletic Associations Distinguished Service Award, 2012
NFL Player Care Foundation Healthy Body and Mind Screening Program - Age related research of former NFL players
Stewart GW, McQueen-Borden E, Bell RA, Barr T, Juengling J; “Comprehensive Assessment and Management of Athletes with Sport Concussion.” Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2012 Aug;7(4)433-47.