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VCU Medical Center’s Sports Medicine physicians work with injuries and diseases related to athletic participation. Our physicians are board certified and fellowship trained in sports medicine, and work with patients at all levels of athletic competition. 

We currently provide orthopaedic care for the VCU athletic teams, serve as consultants for Virginia State and Virginia Union universities, numerous local high schools, and physically active persons in all walks of life.


Seth Cheatham, M.D.
Katherine Dec, M.D.
Thomas Loughran, M.D.
Michael Petrizzi, M.D.
Alexander R. Vap, M.D.
Wilhelm Zuelzer, M.D.

Advanced Practice Professionals

Kelly Griffin, N.P.