Michael Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP

Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond; Primary Care Physician, VCU Athletics; Team Physician, Atlee High School, Mechanicsville, Virginia; Physician, VCU Sports Medicine Center; Physician, Hanover Family Physicians, Mechanicsville; Faculty, National Procedures Institute.

Dr. Petrizzi is a graduate of the medical college at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center. He completed his family medicine residency at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, as well as a fellowship. Dr. Petrizzi practices full-spectrum family medicine, from newborn to nursing home, with a sports medicine concentration. He is the recipient of the SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s George Liberman, MD, Award in Family Practice for excellence in family medicine teaching and has served on the Virginia Department of Education Policy on Concussion for Student Athletes subcommittee. As part of his passion for caring for high school athletes, he continues to serve on the Virginia High School League Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and is the Atlee High School team physician. He is the co-developer of the Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques (SMART) workshop, designed to appropriately evaluate and manage injuries on the athletic field and sidelines. He has authored or edited numerous articles and books about sports medicine. This will be his 21st year presenting at FMX, specializing in field-side management, casting and splinting, exam techniques, and joint injections.