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Kristin Wingfield, MD

Title(s)Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of Western Ontario, London, ONBachelor of Arts1993Kinesiology
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BCMD2001Medicine
    University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, BCResidency2003Family Medicine Residency
    Stanford University, Palo Alto, CAFellowship2004Diploma of Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

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    Dr. Kristin Wingfield is a board-certified primary care sports medicine specialist who sees all types of athletic injuries, including acute and overuse, in all age groups, children to masters. Her patients are weekend warriors, active people, recreational to elite athletes, and dancers/performing artists. She enjoys using her extensive experience in elite sports to help others quickly recover from their injuries and get back to the activities they love as quickly as possible.

    Most recently, Dr. Wingfield has practiced primary care sports medicine at Golden Gate Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Dr. Wingfield is also currently team physician for the San Francisco Ballet, Marin Academy High School, and Team TWENTY20 women’s professional cycling team. In 2010, she worked at the medical clinic at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games caring for the Olympic athletes and staff on site in Whistler, British Columbia. She has traveled as a team physician for the Canadian Alpine ski team to World Cup ski races, as well as the Canadian Women’s basketball team. She was the team physician for Canada at the FINA World championships in 2003 in Barcelona and worked with the Canadian medical team at the Sydney Olympic Games as a medical student.

    Dr. Wingfield herself was an elite gymnast on the Canadian gymnastics team, an elite springboard diver, and a professional acrobat in Cirque Du Soleil. Now that she has three young boys, she stays closer to home in Mill Valley and enjoys seeing patients in both Marin and San Francisco.

    Dr. Wingfield received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario, and continued with her medical training at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, at which she received her M.D. degree. She then completed her Family Medicine Residency at Saint Paul’s Hospital Site at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. In 2004, Dr. Wingfield then completed the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Stanford University.

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    1. Wingfield K. Neuromuscular training to prevent knee injuries in adolescent female soccer players. Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Sep; 23(5):407-8. PMID: 23989384.
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    2. Shrier I, Meeuwisse WH, Matheson GO, Wingfield K, Steele RJ, Prince F, Hanley J, Montanaro M. Injury patterns and injury rates in the circus arts: an analysis of 5 years of data from Cirque du Soleil. Am J Sports Med. 2009 Jun; 37(6):1143-9. PMID: 19286913.
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    3. Wingfield K, Matheson GO, Meeuwisse WH. Preparticipation evaluation: an evidence-based review. Clin J Sport Med. 2004 May; 14(3):109-22. PMID: 15166898.
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    4. Foxford RJ, Sahlas DJ, Wingfield KA. Vasospasm-induced stroke in a varsity athlete secondary to ephedrine ingestion. Clin J Sport Med. 2003 May; 13(3):183-5. PMID: 12792214.
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