Michael Stuart M.D.
Dr. Michael Stuart is the Co-Director of the Sports Medicine Center and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Stuart is the USA Hockey Chief Medical Officer, Men’s Olympic Team Physician and a member of the Safety and Protective Equipment Committee. Dr. Stuart also serves on the Medical Committee of the International Ice Hockey Federation and a consultant for the NHL Players Association. He was the team physician for the Rochester Mustangs Hockey Team of the United States Hockey League (USHL) for 17 years. Dr. Stuart has also served as the team physician for numerous National Teams, including the 2014, 2010 and 1994 USA Olympic Hockey Teams, the 2000 USA Men’s National Team, the 2001 and 2002 USA Under 18 National Teams and the 2003 and 2004 USA Under 20 National Teams. His research has resulted in numerous publications on the epidemiology and prevention of ice hockey injuries. He was honored with the USOC “Doc” Counsilman Science Award for Ice Hockey and the USA Hockey Excellence in Safety Award in 2008 as well as the USA Hockey President’s Award in 2014. Dr. Stuart and his wife Nancy have 4 children and a son-in-law who played hockey: Mike for the St. Louis Blues; Colin for the Atlanta Thrashers and Buffalo Sabres; Mark for the Boston Bruins, Atlanta Thrashers and Winnipeg Jets; Nate Thompson for the NY Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning and Anaheim Ducks. Cristin was captain of the Boston College Women’s Team.
Matthew Prince M.D.
Dr. Matthew Prince is the Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency through Michigan State University and trained with the Detroit Medical Center sports physicians who provide team coverage for the Pistons, Tigers, and Red Wings. His research interests have included meniscal repair and knee dislocation. Dr. Prince is originally from Rochester, MI just north of Detroit and his wife, Ashley, is from the upper peninsula of Michigan.
Kristin Greek, A.T.R, A.T.C.
Team Athletic Trainer
Kristen Greek is in her sixth year working with Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, the MN Ice Hawks, and RCTC. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in kinesiology from the University of North Dakota in 2008, where she was a graduate assistant for women’s volleyball and baseball. From 2005-2006 She was an intern at the University of Denver where she assisted with women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s lacrosse, and men’s ice hockey. She graduated with her undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s of science in athletic training in 2005.
Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center – Athletic Training Services
The Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center is a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facility dedicated to improving the well-being of athletic individuals. Its primary goal is to return the athlete to active participation quickly and safely. The staff of the Sports Medicine Center is comprised of orthopedic surgeons and psychiatrists with specialized education in diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. Physical therapists, athletic trainers, physician assistants, nurses, strength and conditioning specialists, dietitians and a sports psychologist support the physician staff. The Sports Medicine Center actively participates in research and education to further meet the needs of injured athletes. To schedule an appointment, please call 507-266-9384 or for any general questions call 266-7800 and ask for Chad Eickhoff.