Leonardtown, Md. – A free presentation on preventing, diagnosing and treating sports injuries in children and young adults will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the auditorium of Leonardtown High School. 

“Protecting Your Student Athlete,” an informative talk geared toward parents, will be led by Emmanuel Atiemo, MD, and Christian Glaser, DO. The physicians will discuss preventing and treating common sports injuries like concussions, fractures, tears, strains and more, accompanied by engaging question-and-answer sessions with attendees.
Dr. Atiemo, a board certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, has extensive athletic team experience as a team physician for the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Nationals, among others. A graduate of the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Dr. Atiemo completed his residency at Temple University Hospital and fellowship at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Glaser is a board certified internal and sports medicine specialist with the MedStar Medical Group at Charlotte Hall. He is a team doctor for DC United and the Maryland Jockey Club. A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Glaser completed his residency at Crozer-Chester Medical Center and his fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Admission is free, but you must reserve a seat in advance. Students are also welcome to attend. Visit MedStarStMarys.org/AskTheDoctor to learn more and register