Combating the Opioid Epidemic, Longevity in the Elite Athlete feat. Dr. Toufic Jildeh

August 23, 2023 - Medicine Redefined

Originally published August 21, 2023 on Medicine Redefined:

Toufic Jildeh, MD is an assistant professor at Michigan State University, as well as a team physician for Michigan State University athletics and the US Olympic Ski and Snowboard team. He currently serves as a Head Team Physician for Michigan State Football and Basketball. He specializes in sports medicine, joint preservation, cartilage restoration, and joint reconstruction of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow. In addition, he also serves as the Chair of Orthopedic Research in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Michigan State University.

Academically, Dr. Jildeh has published more than 110 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and abstracts. He has presented over 100 papers at conferences nationally and internationally. He has been the recipient of accolades such as the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Best Clinical Research Award and Best Resident/Fellow publication from the Arthroscopy Association of North America, as well as top research accolades from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society, and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Dr. Jildeh is committed to providing the most up-to-date, world-class care to patients. He is sensitive to the uniqueness and circumstances of each patient he meets, and he prides himself on individualized treatment for his patients. He aims to return patients back to optimal activity levels and will work with patients to meet their own goals.