Cowboys’ Jim Maurer Named Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year


Mar 02, 2017

Cowboys’ Jim Maurer Named Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year NFL Physicians Society Bestows Maurer with Fain-Cain Award   Indianapolis, Indiana, March 2, 2017 – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) held its annual Scientific Meeting and Symposium during the NFL Scouting Combine and hosted an awards ceremony where it honored Jim Maurer of the Dallas […]

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Redskins’ James Andrews Named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year


Mar 02, 2017

Redskins’ James Andrews Named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year NFL Physicians Society Applauds Andrews for Receiving the Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award   Indianapolis, March 2, 2017 – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) applauds Dr. James Rheuben Andrews, M.D. for being recognized as Outstanding NFL Team Physician by the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS). […]

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The Herald Bulletin: Ready to treat injuries at the Super Bowl


Feb 03, 2017

ANDERSON – A former Anderson resident will be standing right on the sidelines during Super Bowl LI, but it won’t be as a fan. Instead of looking for the next big play, Dr. Spero Karas will be looking for injuries. Karas has been the head team physician for the Atlanta Falcons, who will be facing […]

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The Indianapolis Star: Falcons doctor: From Anderson to Super Bowl 51


Feb 02, 2017

  HOUSTON – Ask Spero Karas about his home state, and he talks about Bobby Knight. Bobby. That’s what they called him back then. Karas is old enough to remember. He grew up in Anderson in the late 1970s and early ’80s, back when the city was a booming basketball haven, stocked with generations of […]

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AP: NFL says injuries down this season, including concussions


Jan 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Injuries in the NFL decreased this season, including concussions. Emphasizing that players are doing more self-reporting of head injuries, the league released data Thursday that show overall concussions for the preseason and regular season were down from 275 in 2015 to 244 in 2016. That includes a drop of 16 in […]

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Statement by the NFLPS in Response to the Hastings Center Report on NFL Player Health: The Role of a Club Doctor


Nov 22, 2016

Statement by the NFLPS in Response to the Hastings Center Report on NFL Player Health: The Role of a Club Doctor   (November 21, 2016) “The National Football League Physicians Society (NFLPS) read the article with disappointment. In spite of the authors’ suggestions, NFL physicians are accomplished medical professionals who abide by the highest ethical […]

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NFL Physicians: Committed to Excellence in Patient-Player Care


Nov 22, 2016

NFL Physicians: Committed to Excellence in Patient-Player Care Abstract: The National Football League Physicians Society read with disappointment the article “A Proposal to Address NFL Club Doctors’ Conflicts of Interest and to Promote Player Trust.” In spite of the authors’ suggestions, NFL physicians are accomplished medical professionals who abide by the highest ethical standards in […]

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