Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, based in Raleigh, NC, welcomes Jaime Pedraza, MD, as primary care sports medicine physician, effective August 10.

Pedraza specializes in nonsurgical orthopaedics, general sports medicine, and concussion management utilizing the ImPACT concussion evaluation system.

Pedraza obtained his medical degree from the “Dr. Ignacio Chavez” School of Medical and Biological Sciences, a branch of the University of Michoacán in Morelia, Mexico. He then completed a family and community medicine residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Texas Tech University. Following his residency, he completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at University of Michigan Health System, according to a media release from Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic.

Pedraza is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine. In addition, he has served as the team physician for the University of Michigan as well as Eastern Michigan University.

“With Raleigh Orthopaedic’s strong sports medicine history, I look forward to bringing my expertise to the table,” says Pedraza, in the release. “I’m passionate about sports medicine and nonsurgical orthopaedics, and I’m excited to start a new path here in Raleigh.”

“Dr Pedraza’s experience in sports medicine and nonsurgical orthopaedics will be vital in continuing to create endless care options for our patients,” states CEO Sean McNally. “We look forward to having him become a part of the Raleigh Orthopaedic family.”

[Source: Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic]