Stanley A. Herring, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics, and Sports Medicine and Neurological Surgery, University of Washington

Team Physician, Seattle Seahawks snd Seattle Mariners

Stanley A. Herring, MD, is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who has been in practice over 38 years. He is a clinical professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, and Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Herring holds the Zackery Lystedt Sports Concussion Endowed Chair. Dr. Herring is a co-founder of the Sports Institute at UW Medicine where he serves as senior medical advisor, and he also serves as co-medical director of the UW Medicine Sports Concussion Program. He is also co-medical director of UW Medicine Orthopedic Health and Sports Medicine, and he is one of the team physicians for the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Mariners. Dr. Herring’s practice focuses on the diagnosis and management of neurological and musculoskeletal injuries, particularly focusing on spinal disorders in active people and athletes as well as sports-related concussions. Dr. Herring has held many national leadership positions, including president of the North American Spine Society, member of the Board of Trustees of the American College of Sports Medicine, and board member of the Foundation for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is also a founding member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the Physiatric Association of Sports, Spine and Occupational Rehabilitation. Dr. Herring is on the editorial boards of professional journals and has been an editor of nine textbooks as well as an author of 97 peer-reviewed journal articles and 55 textbook chapters. He was a major contributor to the successful passage of the Zackery Lystedt Law in Washington State, and his continued work helped pass similar youth concussion legislation in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Dr. Herring is a frequent national and international speaker on a variety of physiatric and sports medicine topics.

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