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Cynthia R. LaBella, MD

Cynthia R. LaBella, MD

Medical Director, Institute for Sports Medicine Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


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Clinical Interests: Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of injuries and medical conditions in young athletes, including Knee injury treatment and prevention, concussions and post-concussion syndrome, sprains, strains, dislocations, fractures, overuse injuries, stress fractures, heat illness, nutritional concerns, exercise-induced asthma, and conditions unique to athletes with disabilities. ​

Education & Training

Education: Cornell University Medical College, 1994

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in sports medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001; Residency in pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, 1994-1997

Board Certifications: General Pediatrics with certificate of added qualifications in Sports Medicine

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness; American College of Sports Medicine; American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

See Northwestern University Faculty Profile


Research Interests: Sports injury; knee injury; neuromuscular warm-up

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