TEAM

   

Matthew Matava, MD, St. Louis Rams Head Team Physician

Dr. Matava serves as head team physician for the St. Louis Rams, team physician for the St. Louis Blues, and team physician for Washington University athletics team. Dr. Matava is a Washington University orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. He practices at the Barnes-Jewish & Washington University Orthopedics Center in Chesterfield, Missouri.

   

Robert Brophy, MD 

Dr. Brophy is a team physician for the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Blues. He is a Washington University orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, shoulder and knee surgery. A former professional soccer player, Brophy practices at the Barnes-Jewish & Washington University Orthopedics Center in Chesterfield as well as at the Washington University Medical Center. He holds special interests in the prevention and treatment of injuries in soccer players and hosts the Annual St. Louis Soccer Conference.

   

Mark Halstead, MD

Dr. Halstead is a team physician for the St. Louis Rams, St. Louis Blues, Washington University Athletic Teams, and Lafayette High School. He also serves as assistant medical director to the Go! St. Louis Marathon and is on the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness.

He is a Washington University physician whose practice focuses on the non-operative treatment and management of musculoskeletal and medical problems related to sports in pediatric and adult athletes, including concussion management, pre-participation evaluations for high school and college athletes, injuries and overuse problems in runners.

   

Matthew Smith, MD

Dr. Smith serves as a team physician for the St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Blues. Dr. Smith is a Washington University orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. He practices at the Barnes-Jewish & Washington University Orthopedics Center in Chesterfield, Missouri.

   

Rick Wright, MD

Dr. Wright is a team physician for the St. Louis Rams, as well the head team physician for the St. Louis Blues. He is a Washington University orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. Dr. Wright practices at the Barnes-Jewish & Washington University Orthopedics Center in Chesterfield as well as at the Washington University Medical Center.

   

Heidi Prather, DO


Dr. Prather is a physician consultant for the St. Louis Rams, St. Louis Blues and a team physician for several high schools throughout the St. Louis area. She is a Washington University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine specialist who focuses on the conservative management of all musculoskeletal conditions with a special interest in young adult hip, spine, female athletes, and women’s health. Dr. Prather practices at the Barnes-Jewish and Washington University Orthopedic Center in Chesterfield, MO, as well as the Washington University Medical Center.