Coastal Orthopedics Named Official Sports Medicine Provider for St. Stephen’s Episcopal School

Dr. Arthur Valadie will be the official sports medicine provider for the athletes at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School for the 2017-2018 school year. Dr. Valadie, the physician president, can typically be found at youth athletic events, treating injuries and providing countless hours of support. He works with club travel teams and also serves as the sports medicine physician to the Pittsburgh Pirates, U.S. Soccer national teams, IMG Academy, Premier Sports Campus and State College of Florida.

“We are happy for the opportunity to partner with Coastal Orthopedics’ Dr. Valadie to utilize his unique qualifications and experience to effectively support the needs of our student athletes,” said Scott Sauerbeck, the director of athletic development. “Our ultimate goal is player safety and to provide the medical resources to help these rising stars perform at a high level.”

Dr. Valadie, along with Dr. Daniel Lamar and Dr. Steven Schafer also work with other high school teams throughout the area, including Bayshore High School, Braden River High School, Bradenton Christian High School, Cardinal Mooney High School, Manatee High School, Palmetto High School and Southeast High School.