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


Mar 23, 2015

The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) today applauded the selection of member Robert Brophy, MD, orthopedic surgeon for the St Louis Rams, who was selected for an American-British-Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellowship by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). For five weeks, from April 19 to May 22, 2015, he will tour orthopaedic centers from around the world, including […]

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NFL Physicians Society Honors Members At Scientific Meeting And Symposium


Feb 19, 2015

Fain-Cain Award for Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer awarded to Steelers’ Norwig Arthur C. Rettig, M.D., Award for Academic Excellence Awarded to Ram’s Brophy Jerry “Hawk” Rhea award given to Jets’ Hershman  Indianapolis, Ind. – February 24, 2015 – The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) held its annual Scientific Meeting and Symposium during the NFL Scouting Combine […]

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Associated Press: NFL Combine Day 1: ‘The Doctor Will See You Now.’


Feb 18, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prospective NFL draftees don’t flinch at benching 225 pounds until exhaustion or trying to beat their personal best at the 40-yard dash. They do dread one sentence: “The doctor will see you now.” The NFL combine began Wednesday with orthopedic and medical exams for 320 draft prospects, all of whom gave blood […]

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Orthopedics This Week: Technology Pushing NFL Into The Future


Feb 16, 2015

What are the latest technological advances helping team doctors do their jobs? Find out from Matthew Matava, M.D., president of the NFL Physicians Society. He tells OTW, “Improved communication and a more rapid response pretty much sums up our most recent progress in the technological realm. The sidelines are so crowded—53 players, 10 coaches, trainers, […]

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NFLPS Members Named In List Of Top Surgeons By Becker’s Spine Review


Aug 17, 2014

Becker’s Spine Review named 52 of the best surgeons for excellence in orthopedics.  Amongst the 52, eight are NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) members including Asheesh Bedi, M.D., James Bradley, M.D., Frank Cammisa, M.D., Daniel Cooper, M.D, Bryan Kelly, M.D., President of the NFLPS, Matthew Matava, M.D., Matthew Provencher, M.D., and Russell Warren, M.D. Becker’s Spine Review compiled the list by […]

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NFL Evolution: Harsh Cold Doesn’t Cause Injuries, But Can Make Them More Painful


Aug 16, 2014

With temperatures predicted to drop below freezing for two of this weekend’s four NFL Divisional Playoff Games, the conditions could become harrowing for players and fans. NFL Evolution conducted email interviews with Dr. Matthew Matava, the president of the NFL Physicians Society, this week as well as last year at this time. We have combined […]

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