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Katherine Dec, MD, FAAPMR

4.6 out of 5
184
184 Ratings
27 Comments

Specialty

Pediatric Concussion Clinic/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Pediatric Sports Medicine

Locations

Sports Medicine
1300 West Broad Street, Suite 113
Richmond, VA 23284

Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Wellness Center (NOW Center)
11958 West Broad Street
Henrico, VA 23233

Department

Physical Med /Rehab

Education

Education

Internship: St. Vincent's Hospital and Health Care Center, Indianapolis, IN<br>Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China

Medical School

VCU School of Medicine

Residency

Medical College of Virginia/VCU Health

Fellowship

Sports Medicine and Electrodiagnostics, MSU College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Biography

Dr. Dec has been a sports medicine physician in Richmond for more than 25 years, covering sidelines in youth sports, high schools and colleges. She is head team physician with Longwood University and a volunteer physician with U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams. She is immediate past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, on the Frank C. McCue Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for Virginia High School League, a member of the concussion writing group for the American Academy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and on the executive committee for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Board of Directors.

Dr. Dec has earned many awards - most recently the Ken Davis Teaching Excellence Award, Top Docs in Sports Medicine, Top Doc for Women in Sports Medicine, Outstanding Educator in Sports Medicine and the Frank C. McCue III, MD Sports Medicine Award from the Virginia High School Coaches Association.

She sees youth ages eight and up for prevention and for diagnosis and treatment of sports issues.

Clinical Interests

  • Sports concussion
  • Sports musculoskeletal issues
  • Dance injuries
  • Running/swimming/cycling injuries
  • Sports performance issues
  • Knee and shoulder sports injuries

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Locations

Sports Medicine

1300 West Broad Street, Suite 113
Richmond, VA 23284

Children's Pavilion

1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Wellness Center (NOW Center)

11958 West Broad Street
Henrico, VA 23233

Ratings & Reviews

184 Ratings
27 Comments

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Dr. Dec is the best!
September 2019
Yay Katherine.
August 2019
Love Dr. Dec!
August 2019
[...] very informative and helpful. Excellent job.
August 2019
[...] doc was the best doctor I'd ever seen. She was patient, personable, and very easy to talk to. She listened to what I had to say and followed up w/pros/cons of my decision. Awesome dr!! [...]
July 2019
Only issue was, I felt Dr. Dec was rushed in our apt.
May 2019
Dr. Dec rocks!
May 2019
Love Dr. Dec.
April 2019
Dr. Dec is excellent. She takes her time and explains what is going on.
March 2019
Dr. Dec provided outstanding medical care and guidance. A+.
November 2018
Dr. Dec is very knowledgable, down-to-earth and professional. I always feel very confident about her diagnosis and care plan.
October 2018
Dr. Dec. is AMAZING!
August 2018
Dr. Dec is awesome!! So smart & friendly; would recommend her to anyone!
June 2018
Dr. Dec. was excellent!
April 2018
Dr. Dec is AWESOME!! Do everything to keep her!
April 2018
Dr. [...] referred me to Dr. Dec for laser therapy. I love Dr. Dec's enthusiasm and concern for fixing my knee pain. She always made sure my questions were answered. She seems like a busy provider, but she still takes the time to listen and explain things. Will definitely recommend her.
March 2018
Good.
March 2018
Love the honesty of not being able to all my questions.
March 2018
Excellent physician. I got out of network to see her.
March 2018
I wish all my other physicians were as knowledgeable, interested and helpful as Dr. Dec. She's the best!
January 2018
Dr. Dec is amazing and has fixed all of my physical injuries over the last 15 years w/no surgery required. She is the best and I have already recommended MANY others to her!
December 2017
I didn't realize they were leaving at the end of the appointment. I would have liked to have said thank you and I had one more question that I wasn't able to ask.
December 2017
Dr. Dec is exceptionally friendly, knowledgeable, and takes her time with her patients. I really appreciated her time.
November 2017
Dr. Dec and her staff showed great concern and spent a great deal listening and trying to develop the best plan for [...].
November 2017
I like she has continued to work to identify issues/problems, however, have felt rushed [...]
November 2017
Dr. Dec was excellent. She explained things clearly, spent time with me and answered all of my questions (without making me feel rushed).
October 2017
Excellent.
October 2017

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Clinical Interests

  • Sports concussion
  • Sports musculoskeletal issues
  • Dance injuries
  • Running/swimming/cycling injuries
  • Sports performance issues
  • Knee and shoulder sports injuries

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