Family & Sports Medicine
Kevin Elder, MD is Board Certified in Family Practice with Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University and earned his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of Ohio/University of Toledo. He served his Family Practice Residency, as well as his Sports Medicine Fellowship, at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Elder practices both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. His training in the latter encompassed the care of young and older athletes, as well as the treatment of common overuse injuries, fracture casting and management, joint injections and the treatment of many non-operative orthopedic sports medicine problems. Dr. Elder’s past experience includes providing medical coverage or Team Physician responsibilities for professional football, boxing, volleyball, soccer, baseball and hockey teams - most recently as Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has also volunteered for several community sports medicine events and races in Tampa Bay including volunteering as a Team Physician for Tampa Catholic High School for seven years.
Dr. Elder is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Family Medicine for the University of South Florida, teaching medical students and residents while also serving as a voluntary faculty preceptor for the Bayfront Medical Center and Morton Plant Mease Family Practice residencies' primary care sports medicine fellowship programs.
Dr. Elder has published book chapters related to exercise stress testing, including a recent chapter in Exercise Testing for Primary Care and Sports Medicine Physicians. He has also given numerous lectures on sports medicine topics, including wilderness medicine. Dr. Elder is trained in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and uses this to perform diagnostic and therapeutic injections/procedures in the office. He is also trained in, and performs, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections.
Links of Interest:
- Article: No Place Like Home
- Video: Dr. Elder Talks Concussions and Footbal Safety With Fox Sports
- Video: Interview With Kevin Elder - Team Physician of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Article: On the Sidelines With An NFL Doc | The Physician Executive Journal of Executive Management
- NFL Life Line is a resource for current and former NFL players, coaches, team and league staff, and their family members in personal or emotional crisis.
Hyde Park Adult
1919 W. Swann Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33606-2404
Location Phone: (813) 254-8055
Location Fax: (813) 443-8163