Karl B. Fields, MD, ABFM, CAQSM, Emeritus Fellowship Director of Sports Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Dr. Fields graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine in 1976 and the Charlotte Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency in 1979. After practicing in rural North Carolina for four years, he joined the Moses Cone Family Medicine Residency Program in 1984. He completed the Faculty Development Fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill.
He is editor for Sports Medicine topics for UpToDate. He is a past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He has been a visiting professor in Norway, China, Chile, Italy, Australia and South Africa, and chaired the International Team Physician Course for the American College of Sports Medicine.
Key current interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound, running injuries, diagnosis and management of foot problems and approaches to management of chronic tendinopathy.