Dr. Fred Reifsteck, longtime team physician for the UGA Athletic Association, was recently named the Southeastern Conference Team Physician of the Year. The award is voted on by the sports medicine staffs of the league’s member institutions.
Prior to joining the staff at the University Health Center in 2003, Reifsteck received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine.
Along with his role as team physician for the UGA Athletic Association, Reifsteck also currently serves as the lead physician for Medical Clinic Red/Sports Medicine at the University Health Center.
Reifsteck will present at this year’s SEC Sports Medicine Meeting in April as the keynote speaker and will additionally present and be recognized at the Southern Orthopaedic Association SEC Sports Medicine Meeting in May.