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Katherine Dec, MD, FAAPMR, FAMSSM

out of 5
218 Ratings
37 Comments

Specialty

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

Internship

St. Vincent's Hospital and Health Care Center, Indianapolis, IN

Internship

Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China

Medical School

Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Residency

VCU Medical Center

Fellowship, Sports Medicine and Electrodiagnostics

Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Biography

Dr. Dec is a board certified sports medicine physician with over 26 years experience covering sidelines and mass events for the youth sports, high schools, colleges and national level. She is head team physician for Longwood University and a volunteer physician with the United States Olympic Paralympic programs. She is past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine(AMSSM), past committee member of the National Federation of State High School Associations(NFHS), and continues as a member of the Frank C. McCue Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for Virginia High School League. She continues to engage in concussion and sports-related position and policy with her service to the American Academy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American College of Sports Medicine, and AMSSM.

Dr. Dec has earned awards in teaching, excellence in sports medicine and patient care including Ken Davis Teaching Excellence Award, Top Docs in Sports Medicine, Top Doc for Women in sports medicine, Outstanding Educator, and the Frank C. McCue III, MD Sports Medicine Award from the Virginia High School Coaches Association.

She enjoys seeing youth ages eight and up for prevention, diagnosis and treatment in sports-related issues.

Clinical Interests

Sports medicine injuries
Sports concussion
Sports musculoskeletal issues
Dance injuries
Running/swimming/cycling injuries
Sports performance issues
Knee and shoulder sports injuries
Acute muscle and skeletal 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

218 Ratings
37 Comments

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Dr. Dec is the BEST!
October 2020
Dr. Dec & her team are wonderful.
September 2020
The best doctor I've ever seen!
September 2020
Dr. Dec is very knowledgeable, caring, and thorough. Efficient.
September 2020
It doesn't get any better than Dr. Dec.
August 2020
Dr. Dec has been helpful in many ways.
August 2020
Dr. Dec is exceptional.
August 2020
Dr. Dec is the best!! And the nurses/assistants are always friendly and helpful.
July 2020
VERY HELPFUL!
July 2020
Awesome doctor.
June 2020
I recommend Dr. Dec all the time!!
June 2020
Dr. Dec was trusting, educated, knowledgeable - Put my mind at ease.
June 2020
Dr. Dec is amazing! She is the best - always has been!
May 2020
Good doctor.
April 2020
Everything was great [...]
December 2019
Extremely knowledgeable and thorough.
October 2019
Dr. Dec is THE best. She knows her stuff and was excited to have her student come observe me to learn more.
October 2019
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