Rady Children's Specialists

Sports Medicine

Team

Co-Directors

Eric W. Edmonds, M.D.
Eric W. Edmonds, M.D.
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Andrew Pennock, M.D.

Sports Medicine Physicians

Orthopedic Surgeons

Hank Chambers web
Henry G. Chambers, M.D.
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Maya Pring, M.D.
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C. Douglas Wallace, M.D.
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Burt Yaszay, M.D.

Sports Medicine Specialists

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Ken Taylor, M.D.
Suraj Achar, MD
Suraj Achar, M.D.
Yu-Tsun Cheng, M.D.
Yu-Tsun Cheng, M.D.

Concussion Specialists

Andrew Skalsky, M.D.
Andrew Skalsky, M.D.
Michael L. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.
Michael L. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.

Jeffrey Algra, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Susan Biffl, M.D
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Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Pritha Dalal, M.D.
Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Joan Le, M.D.
Associate Clinical Physician,  UC San Diego

Phoebe Scott-Wyard, D.O
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Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioners

Allison Dickinson, P.A.-C. ImageAllison Dickinson, M.H.S., PA-C
Allison is a board-certified physician assistant and works closely with Henry Chambers, M.D., specializing in both sports medicine and cerebral palsy. Allison joined the Orthopedic and Scoliosis Center of Children’s Specialists of San Diego (now Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego) in 2003. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science and earned her master’s degree in health sciences from the University of South Alabama in 2003.

Lynn ManheimLynn Manheim, M.S.N., CPNPLynn is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner and works closely with Eric Edmonds, M.D., specializing in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine. Her expertise is in fracture care. Lynn joined the Orthopedic and Scoliosis Center of Children’s Specialists of San Diego (now Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego) in 2002. She graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She received her master’s in nursing and pediatric nurse practitioner degree from the University of San Diego.

Phil StearnsPhilip Stearns, M.S.N., CPNP
Phil is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner and works closely with Andrew Pennock, M.D., specializing in pediatric fracture care. He also has a special interest in pediatric hip and foot disorders. Phil joined the Orthopedic and Scoliosis Center of Children’s Specialists of San Diego (now Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego) in August of 2000. He graduated from Iona College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and received his master’s degree in nursing from Yale School of Nursing in May of 2000.

Care Coordinator R.N.

Valerie Young-Calandra PhotoValerie Young-Calandra, B.A., ADN
Val joined our team in May 2010 as the Care Coordinator R.N. (specializing in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine) for Dr. Eric Edmonds. Previously, she worked as an inpatient R.N. on the Hospital’s Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Unit. Val came to Rady Children’s with more than 12 years of experience in the field of child and adolescent development. She has a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from San Diego State University and an associate’s degree in nursing.

Athletic Trainers

Kristina Parvanta, A.T.C., O.T.C. ImageKristina Parvanta, ATC, OPA-C
Kristina joined 360 Sports Medicine in July 2012. She has worked for numerous collegiate, club and high school sports teams and is able to get young athletes back to their sport in a timely manner through activity modification and specialized sports-specific training. She attended the University of Maine, Orono (2003-2007), where she received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and physical education-athletic training. She earned her master’s degree in public administration at Villanova University in 2011. Kristina then completed a year-long residency program at Emory Orthopedic and Spine Center in Atlanta, enabling her to be an ideal physician extender in the sports medicine field.

Katie Veit, ATC
Katie joined the team in December 2016. For the last three-and-half years, she has worked with athletes at local San Diego high schools. This experience provides her with unique insight into the caliber of athletes treated at 360 Sports Medicine. An athlete herself, Katie understands what it takes to return to sports after injury. She is passionate about providing student-athletes with the care they need to safely return to the playing field. Katie graduated from San Diego State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, with an emphasis in athletic training.