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Home    Newsroom    News Releases    CoxHealth News: August 2011    Shannon Woods, MD, named medical director of CoxHealth Sports Medicine department
Shannon Woods, MD, named medical director of CoxHealth Sports Medicine department

For immediate release
Aug. 17, 2011

Shannon Woods, MD, (photo) has been named medical director of the CoxHealth Sports Medicine department.  A member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Dr. Woods joined Ferrell-Duncan Clinic in 2010, following completion of his sports medicine fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh that included work with the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers.

A native of Springfield, Dr. Woods completed his undergraduate education at Missouri State University, followed by medical school training at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Woods is also a graduate of the CoxHealth Family Medicine Residency, is board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine, and is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice.

In his new role, Dr. Woods guides a staff of orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, physical therapists and athletic trainers as they work with area schools and universities, including Drury and Evangel, and their student athletes. The CoxHealth Sports Medicine staff also provides musculoskeletal care and procedures to area adults who are seeking to maintain or improve their active lifestyles.

The CoxHealth Sports Medicine department is comprised of leading orthopedic/sports medicine specialists from Ferrell-Duncan Clinic and Southwest Spine and Sport, which are both in partnership with CoxHealth.

For additional information, contact CoxHealth Sports Medicine at 417-269-SPRT.

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