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Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Dr. Karageanes is Medical Director of Sports Medicine at St Mary Mercy Hospital and St Joe's Medical Group, as well as MercyElite Sports Performance. He is a Past-President of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine and recently served as Regional Assistant Dean of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He is currently a consultant to the NHL Players Association and served in the past as team physician to the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Lions, Detroit Demolition and Wayne State University.
He has a special focus on Performing Arts Medicine, becoming one of the first physician in the United States to be certified in Performing Arts Medicine. He is also special consultant to the board of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and a founding member of Athletes and the Arts. He is the orthopedic dance medicine specialist for Wayne State University's Maggie Allesee Department of Theater and Dance and Marygrove College.
Karageanes has worked in concussion management since 1999, co-founding Henry Ford Hospital's Concussion Management Program in 2001, winning an Emmy with Henry Ford Hospital's Minds of Medicine series in 2005, and working with the Brain Injury Association of Michigan to help write Michigan's Concussion Bill (PA 342 and 343) that became law in October 2012. He moderated for the Sports Concussion Institute National Meeting in 2013 and currently treats concussions out of St Mary Mercy Hospitalin coordination with several specialists in Metro Detroit.
Among his numerous publications, he published a textbook, "Principles of Manual Sports Medicine" in 2005 and is currently working on the second edition. He has also served on the editorial board of the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine since 2002.
Karageanes was named one of Hour Detroit's Top Docs multiple times, most recently in 2016. He is also a Michigan State University Dean's Award winner in 2002.
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No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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