Muir Orthopaedic Specialists adds a noted sports medicine physician to its staff, increasing its commitment to the sports community in the East Bay Area
WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 29, 2013) —Matthew Pecci, M.D., a family physician and a sports medicine specialist from Boston, has joined the staff of Muir Orthopaedic Specialists (MOS). The addition of Dr. Pecci strengthens the Walnut Creek-based practice’s strong involvement in sports medicine. Dr. Pecci’s focus is in non-operative treatment of sports medicine injuries and the management of medical issues in athletes, including advanced concussion management.
“We are very pleased and proud to add Dr. Pecci to our staff,” said KC Campion, CEO of MOS. “Dr. Pecci furthers our commitment to sports medicine and serving the growing need for sports-specific orthopedic care in the East Bay.”
Dr. Pecci is board certified in both sports medicine and family medicine. He is a graduate of Boston College and obtained his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He was a resident at UCLA Family Medicine Residency in Los Angeles and completed his fellowship in sports medicine at Ohio State University.
He was the Director of Sports Medicine at Boston University and the founder and Director of Boston University’s Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship. Under Dr. Pecci’s direction, Boston University sports medicine physicians provided medical coverage for athletics at Boston College, MIT, UMass Boston, Emerson College, Pine Manor College, and many Boston public high schools.
Dr. Pecci has also been involved with such large-scale athletic events as the Boston Marathon, AVP volleyball and U.S.A gymnastics. He will continue his involvement in school athletics and other athletic events in the East Bay Area.
Through the Organized Sport Partnership Program, specialty-trained sports physicians from MOS provide athletic training services to several local high schools. The program also offers physician and athletic trainer sideline coverage to local sports teams and at sporting events throughout the community.
About Muir Orthopeadic Specialists
A regionally recognized orthopedic practice located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Muir Orthopaedic Specialists is comprised of an expert team of physicians and providers with a variety of specialty focuses. Using state-of-the-art techniques in orthopedic medicine, Muir Orthopaedic Specialists restores mobility and comfort in musculoskeletal injuries, treating the foot, ankle, knee, hip, spine, shoulder, elbow and hand. Muir Orthopaedic Specialists facilities are located east of San Francisco in Walnut Creek, Brentwood and San Ramon. For more information, please visit www.muirortho.com.