The NFL Physicians Society

The NFL Physicians Society was founded in 1966. Its mission is to provide excellence in the medical and surgical care of the athletes in the National Football League and to provide direction and support for the athletic trainers in charge of the care for these athletes.

  • Recent News

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – ‘Eye in the Sky’ trainers monitor NFL players from high above action

    Associated Press – Medical Timeout Might Have Prevented Key Super Bowl Play

    USA Today – NFL Reports Reduction In Concussions, New Measures To Protect Players

    Jaguars News - Jaguars, NFL helping put full-time trainers in local high schools

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - High-tech helmets, turf and tethers may be in NFL's near future

    Steelers News - Dr. James Bradley honored at AOSSM annual, February 14, 2015

    NFLPS Members Honored At The 2015 Orthopaedic Society For Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

    NFLPS Members on Orthopedics This Week North American Shoulder Surgeons List

    Bystanders: Our Nation's Immediate Responders

    Cardiac-Arrest Awareness Law Will Protect Student Athletes

    NFLPS’ Robert Brophy, MD Selected For Prestigious Traveling Fellowship Award

    From Penn State to the Steelers, Jim Bradley is Just What the Doctor Ordered

    NFL Physicians Society Honors Members at Scientific Meeting and Symposium

    NFL Combine Day 1: 'The doctor will see you now.'Associated Press, February 18, 2015

    Technology Pushing NFL Into the FutureOrthopedics This Week, February 16, 2015

    WFUV 90.7 FM One on One: Superbowl XLIX EditionWFUV 90.7 FM, January 31, 2015

    Fewer injuries in the NFL?
    By Dr. Matthew Matava
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 30, 2015

    Dr. Matthew Matava Inside the Locker Room Radio InterviewInside The Locker Room, January 28, 2015

    NFLPS Members Named in List of Top Surgeons by Becker’s Spine Review, January 20, 2015

  • Upcoming Meetings

    Combine RechecksDate TBA2016 NFL CombineFebruary 24 - 27, 2016