Dr. David Geier
orthopaedic surgeon and
the Director of MUSC Sports Medicine
WBAN Resource Team
Dr. Geier is an orthopaedic surgeon and the Director of MUSC Sports Medicine. He
received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wake Forest University.
After completing medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina, he
completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the world-famous Campbell Clinic
in Memphis, Tennessee. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at Washington
University in St. Louis, where he served as team physician at Washington
University in St. Louis and assisted in the orthopaedic care of the St. Louis
Cardinals and St. Louis Rams. He returned to Charleston in 2005 and created the
MUSC Sports Medicine program.
He is the Head Team Physician for the Charleston Battery soccer team and Chief
Tournament Physician for the Family Circle Cup women’s professional tennis
tournament. He has served as orthopaedic consultant for professional and elite
sports teams, including the United States Women’s Soccer team and the Eagles USA
Rugby National team. He also serves as the head team physician for many area
high schools and is the head physician for many recreational sports teams and
He gives talks to athletes, parents, coaches, and trainers throughout the area,
and he frequently presents orthopaedic sports medicine talks at educational
meetings across the country. His sports medicine interests include shoulder and
elbow injuries in throwing and overhead athletes, pediatric and adolescent
sports medicine, arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle, and sports
injury prevention. He currently sees patients in Mount Pleasant, James Island
and North Charleston.
As a WBAN Resource Member, Dr. Geier has an online form that you can contact him
directly on his website, and ask a variety of questions that are sports
oriented. He also will be having some articles on the WBAN Resource Team
site related to boxing issues and other sports issues.
Dr. Geier said, "I’m also a professional
speaker for sports medicine symposiums and conferences, community events,
corporate wellness fairs and workshops. For speaking engagements, please fill
out our contact
form and choose “Request to Speak.” Headshots in higher
resolution are available in color and black and white."
Some of the talks that he has given to the Community are some of the following: Preventing Youth Sports Injuries; Tips for Staying Healthy for the Weekend Warrior; Common Injuries in Starting a New Exercise Program and How to Avoid Them; Injuries in High School Sports; Injury Prevention and Treatment in Dance; Injury Prevention, Proper Warm-ups and Stretching in Tennis; Optimizing Performance and Preventing Injury in High School Sports; Concussions: Warning Signs and Decision Making.