Dr. Kevin Sprouse is a Knoxville native, now working with elite athletes and active individuals around the world. Trained and certified in both Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Wake Forest University before attending medical school at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine at Virginia Tech. He then completed his Emergency Medicine residency in New York City, where he was elected Chief Resident. Following residency, he attained a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Greenville, SC.
The focus of his academic interests and practice has been the care of the endurance athlete, as well how exercise, diet, and movement effect the health and well-being of all active individuals. His patients have included professional and Olympic cyclists, runners and triathletes, and he now brings his experience and expertise in this field to Podium Sports Medicine.
In addition to his private practice, Kevin is the Medical Director for the Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling Team. His role requires seasonal travel to races that include Paris-Roubaix, the Tour of Flanders, and the Tour de France. He works closely with the riders throughout the year to treat illness or injury and encourage optimal health and performance.
Kevin has also been on the medical staff for the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.