Jan. 5, 2005
ACC Sports Sciences Main Page
David R. Diduch, M.D.
Dr. Diduch is the head orthopaedic team physician for the University of Virginia and the fellowship director for sports medicine. He graduated from Harvard Medical School, did his residency in orthopaedic surgery at UVA and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute in New York. He has published extensively on topics in the shoulder and knee, as well as in basic science research. He has extensive experience with arthroscopic treatment of shoulder problems.
John M. MacKnight, M.D.
Dr. MacKnight is the head primary care team physician and an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and a cum laude honor graduate of Jefferson Medical College. He completed his internal medicine residency training at the University of Virginia and completed his sports medicine fellowship training at the University of North Carolina. He is a member of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. An accomplished author in the field of sports medicine, Dr. MacKnight recently guest edited an issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine on cardiopulmonary issues in athletes.
Scott C. Montgomery, M.D.
Dr. Montgomery is one of two orthopaedic sports medicine fellows at the University of Virginia. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and recently completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Tulane University in New Orleans. As part of his fellowship, he was a team physician for the newly crowned NCAA Division I-AA football national champion James Madison Dukes.
Bryan W. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP
Bryan is the medical consultant for the Atlantic Coast Conference and the editor of the ACC Sports Sciences website. Prior to his duties for the ACC, Dr. Smith was the Head Team Physician at the University of North Carolina for nearly ten years. He has authored approximately fifty scholarly articles and given more than sixty -five invited scholarly lectures. A pediatrician with a doctorate in exercise physiology, Dr Smith is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a charter member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He has served as the medical consultant to the NCAA Football Rules Committee, served on the NCAA Baseball Research Panel, and has been a past chairman of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports. Currently, Dr. Smith is a member of the United States Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee and a member of the North Carolina Medical Society's Sports Medicine Committee.