Kevin Elder, MD, is board certified in family practice with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in sports medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University and his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of Ohio/ University of Toledo.
Dr. Elder practices both family medicine and sports medicine. His training in the latter encompassed the care of young and older athletes, as well as the treatment of common overuse injuries, fracture casting and management, joint injections and the treatment of many non-operative orthopedic sports medicine problems. Dr. Elder’s past experience includes providing medical coverage or team physician responsibilities for professional football, boxing, volleyball, soccer, baseball and hockey teams, as well as volunteering for community sports medicine events, races and as team physician for Tampa Catholic High School.
Dr. Elder is currently team physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Additionally, he teaches medical students and residents as an affiliate assistant professor of family medicine at University of South Florida. Dr. Elder has also published book chapters related to exercise stress testing, including a recent chapter in and Sports Medicine Physicians (Exercise Testing for Primary Care).