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Steven Stovitz, MD, MS

FM Steve StovitzAppointment

Associate Professor


Program in Sports Medicine, Director
Sports Medicine Fellowship, Associate Director


Family medicine, sports medicine, adult and pediatric obesity


MD, Medical College of Virginia
MS, University of Minnesota
Lawrence Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Hennepin County Medical Center (sports medicine)

Bio Summary

Stovitz directs the department's Program in Sports Medicine. His clinical work is divided between the University of Minnesota departments of orthopedic surgery and intercollegiate athletics, where he is a team physician for University athletes. He also sees patients at the University of Minnesota Physicians Sports Medicine Clinic. Stovitz’s primary research involves a variety of issues in the study of obesity. He also is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a senior associate editor at the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Contact Information

717 Delaware St SE, Suite 420
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Recent Publications

Roberts WO, Stovitz SD. Reply: sudden death in adolescent athletes. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(18):1931-2.

Stovitz SD, Shrier I. Sickle cell trait, exertion-related death and confounded estimates. Br J Sports Med. 2014;48(4):285-6.

Stovitz SD, Shrier I. Medical decision making and the importance of baseline risk. Br J Gen Pract. 2013;63(616):e795-7. doi: 10.3399/bjgp13X674585.

Jevsevar DS, Brown GA, Jones DL…Stovitz SD, et al. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons evidence-based guideline on: treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, 2nd edition. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013;95(20):1885-6.

Stovitz SD, Berge JM, Wetzsteon RJ, Sherwood NE, Hannan PJ, Himes JH. Stage 1 treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity: a pilot of feasibility randomized controlled trial. Child Obes. 2014;10(1):1-8.

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