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Katherine Dec, MD, FAAPMR, FAMSSM

Professor
146 Ratings
17 Comments
Specialties

Concussion/traumatic brain injury, Sports medicine

Board Certifications

Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Locations

Sports Medicine
1300 West Broad Street, Suite 113
Richmond, VA 23284
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Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Wellness Center (NOW Center)
11958 West Broad Street
Henrico, VA 23233
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Areas of interest

Sports medicine injuries
Sports concussion
Sports musculoskeletal issues
Dance injuries
Running/swimming/cycling injuries
Sports performance issues
Knee and shoulder sports injuries
Acute muscle and skeletal injuries

Bio

Dr. Dec is a board certified sports medicine physician with over 26 years experience covering sidelines and mass events for the youth sports, high schools, colleges and national level. She is head team physician for Longwood University and a volunteer physician with the United States Olympic Paralympic programs. She is past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine(AMSSM), past committee member of the National Federation of State High School Associations(NFHS), and continues as a member of the Frank C. McCue Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for Virginia High School League. She continues to engage in concussion and sports-related position and policy with her service to the American Academy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American College of Sports Medicine, and AMSSM.

Dr. Dec has earned awards in teaching, excellence in sports medicine and patient care including Ken Davis Teaching Excellence Award, Top Docs in Sports Medicine, Top Doc for Women in sports medicine, Outstanding Educator, and the Frank C. McCue III, MD Sports Medicine Award from the Virginia High School Coaches Association.

She enjoys seeing youth ages eight and up for prevention, diagnosis and treatment in sports-related issues.

Education

Internship St. Vincent's Hospital and Health Care Center, Indianapolis, IN
Internship Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China
Medical School Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
Residency VCU Medical Center
Fellowship, Sports Medicine and Electrodiagnostics Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Research interests

Sports concussion,Musculoskeletal issues in female athletes,Relative energy deficiency syndrome

Ratings & reviews

146 Ratings
17 Comments

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May 2020
Dr. Dec is amazing! She is the best - always has been!
April 2020
Good doctor.
December 2019
Everything was great [...]
October 2019
Extremely knowledgeable and thorough.
October 2019
Dr. Dec is THE best. She knows her stuff and was excited to have her student come observe me to learn more.
September 2019
Dr. Dec is the best!
August 2019
Yay Katherine.
August 2019
Love Dr. Dec!
August 2019
[...] very informative and helpful. Excellent job.
July 2019
[...] doc was the best doctor I'd ever seen. She was patient, personable, and very easy to talk to. She listened to what I had to say and followed up w/pros/cons of my decision. Awesome dr!! [...]
May 2019
Only issue was, I felt Dr. Dec was rushed in our apt.
May 2019
Dr. Dec rocks!
April 2019
Love Dr. Dec.
March 2019
Dr. Dec is excellent. She takes her time and explains what is going on.
November 2018
Dr. Dec provided outstanding medical care and guidance. A+.
October 2018
Dr. Dec is very knowledgable, down-to-earth and professional. I always feel very confident about her diagnosis and care plan.
August 2018
Dr. Dec. is AMAZING!

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Board Certifications


Clinical Interests

  • Sports medicine injuries
  • Sports concussion
  • Sports musculoskeletal issues
  • Dance injuries
  • Running/swimming/cycling injuries
  • Sports performance issues
  • Knee and shoulder sports injuries
  • Acute muscle and skeletal injuries

Provider Videos

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