Founders & Advisors

Sideline Sports Doc LLC was founded in 2010 with a focus on providing injury recognition education to youth sports coaches. Our founders, clinical advisors, and business advisors have decades of experience at the highest levels. The content was created and thoroughly reviewed by head team physicians in the NFL, MLB, NBA, MLS, US Olympic teams, and multiple US national teams.  Our founders, advisors and partners lead the industry in sport injury prevention and treatment.

We’re here to help you answer the question: “Your player’s been injured, now what?”

Dev Mishra MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

Dr. Mishra founded Sideline Sports Doc in 2010. He is double board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. Over his 23-year clinical practice career he’s been a team physician and orthopedic surgeon for multiple NCAA division 1 colleges, several professional teams, and US Soccer. He is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Stanford University.

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Brian Cole MD

Associate Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Chicago, IL

Dr. Cole is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, and a partner with Midwest Orthopedics at Rush. He is the head team physician for the Chicago Bulls NBA team, co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox MLB team and DePaul University in Chicago. Dr. Cole also hosts a weekly radio show on ESPN radio, Sports Medicine Weekly.

Team Affiliations: Head Team Physician Chicago Bulls (NBA), Team Physician Chicago White Sox (MLB), Team Physician DePaul University

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Tal David MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Synergy Specialists Medical Group, San Diego, CA

Dr. David is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and sports medicine surgery and is certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He practices in San Diego, CA with the Synergy Specialists Medical Group and the San Diego Stem Cell Treatment Center. He is a clinical faculty in the department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC San Diego and a Faculty Member of the San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship. He was head team physician for the San Diego Chargers NFL team, prior to their relocation to Los Angeles.

Team Affiliations: Head Team Physician, San Diego Chargers (NFL)

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Geoff Abrams MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

Team Affiliations: Head Team Physician Stanford University, Team Physician Golden State Warriors (NBA), Team Physician San Francisco 49ers (NFL), Consultant Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

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Jeff Dugas MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Birmingham, AL

Team Affiliations: Medical Director, USA Cheer, Head Team Physician Troy University

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Calvin Hwang MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Emergency Medicine, Stanford University

Team Affiliations: Team Physician, Stanford University

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Lance LeClere MD, LCDR United States Navy

Orthopedic Surgeon, United States Naval Academy

Team Affiliations: Head Team Physician, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

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Bert Mandelbaum MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Santa Monica Orthopedic Group, Santa Monica, CA

Team Affiliations: FIFA F-Marc Committee, Team Physician United States Soccer Federation, Head Team Physician Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS), Pepperdine University

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Tim McAdams MD

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

Team Affiliations: Head Team Physician San Francisco 49ers (NFL), Team Physician San Francisco Giants (MLB)

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Jeff Mjaanes MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Team Affiliations: Head Team Physician and Medical Director, Northwestern University

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Marc Safran MD

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

Team Affiliations: Team Physician, Stanford University, Consultant Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

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Amol Saxena DPM

Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA

Team Affiliations: Team Physician, USA Track & Field

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Kathleen Weber MD

Assistant Professor, Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Chicago, IL

Team Affiliations: Team Physician Chicago Bulls (NBA), Team Physician Chicago White Sox (MLB), Team Physician DePaul University, Consultant Ladies Professional Golfers Association (LPGA)

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Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist, Canva Inc.

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. He is a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). He was the chief evangelist of Apple and a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation. He is also the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

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Clement Leung

Director of Sales, Noraxon Inc

Clement Leung is currently the Director of Sales for Noraxon, Inc. Prior to this he spent more than 7 years as Vice President of Sales for AlterG, Inc. AlterG is the company responsible for the AlterG Antigravity Treadmill, now used by millions of athletes worldwide. While at AlterG, Clement increased sales by 7X.

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Michael Lynch

Global Head of Consulting, Nielsen Sports

Michael Lynch is Head of Consulting at Nielsen, where he is leading the charge in the rapidly developing field of sports data analytics. Prior to Nielsen, he led Visa’s global sponsorship marketing and management business, including overseeing the Olympic and Paralympic Games, FIFA World Cup, NFL, Disney, Visa Triple Crown, NASCAR, USOC, Broadway, NGBs, athletes, and numerous other assets for nearly 17 years.

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