Arthur J. De Luigi, D.O., M.H.A.

  1. Sports Medicine Specialist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Arthur Jason De Luigi, DO, MHSA is the Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Director of Sports Medicine for the Mayo Clinic Arizona. Dr. De Luigi is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Sports Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.

Prior to joining the Mayo Clinic, Dr. De Luigi established the ACGME accredited Sports Medicine fellowship at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/NRH (MGUH/NRH), the MedStar NRH Interventional Spine Center, and MedStar Sports Medicine in the Washington Region. Dr. De Luigi served as the Program Director of the PM&R Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium and the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at MGUH/NRH. During his years of military service, Dr. De Luigi twice served in military deployments in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) as a Battalion Surgeon.

Dr. De Luigi has extensive involvement with professional sports teams serving as the Head Team Physician for the Washington Wizards, Medical Director & Head Team Physician for the Washington Mystics, and Team Physician for the Washington Nationals, DC United, and Washington Spirit. He also was the Head Team Physician for several local public and private high schools, and served as Head Team Physician for the Catholic University.

Dr. De Luigi also is internationally recognized as a leader in Adaptive Sports Medicine through his extensive experience with disabled athletes, holding positions as the Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the U.S. Adaptive Alpine Ski Team and Para-Snowboarding Team, Medical Director of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Adaptive Sports Medicine Program, and coverage of Paralympic athletes at the United States Olympic Training Center.

Additionally, Dr. De Luigi has a prominent role with Concussion work groups including the National Basketball Association (NBA) Concussion committee, American Academy of Neurology's Concussion Outcomes workgroup, and the Chair of the multispecialty (AAN, AAOS, ACSM, AMSSM, AAPM&R, AAFM, & AAP) workgroup on the Treatment of Concussion with Exercise & Medications.

He has been highly involved in Running Medicine as also served as the Medical Director of the Army Ten Miler, Co-Medical Director of the Salt Lake Marathon, and Racing The Planet Atacama Desert and Gobi Desert Races. Additionally, he has served as a physician for United States Olympic Committee, U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Association, USA Basketball, USA Boxing, USA Lacrosse, the University of Utah (Football, Basketball, Hockey, Rugby), and Salt Lake Bees baseball team (Los Angeles Angels AAA affiliate).

He holds academic appointments as a Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Dr. De Luigi also serves as the Editor-In-Chief for Alternative & Integrative Medicine.

  1. ACL injury
  2. Ankle arthritis
  3. Biceps tendinitis
  4. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  5. Cervical radiculopathy
  6. Concussion
  7. Cubital tunnel syndrome
  8. Golfer's elbow
  9. Hip arthritis
  10. Hip impingement
  11. Hip labral tear
  12. Hip tendinitis
  13. Knee bursitis
  14. Knee disorder
  15. Lumbar radiculopathy
  16. Lumbar spinal stenosis
  17. Lumbar spondylosis
  18. Muscle strain
  19. Osteoarthritis
  20. Plantar fasciitis
  21. Rotator cuff injury
  22. Rotator cuff tendinitis
  23. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  24. Sacroiliitis
  25. Shoulder disorder
  26. Shoulder impingement syndrome
  27. Sprained ankle
  28. Sprains
  29. Tennis elbow
  30. Thoracic radiculopathy
  31. Wrist ligament injuries
  1. Joint injection
  2. Nerve hydrodissection
  3. Platelet rich plasma injection
  4. Regenerative medicine therapy
  5. Spinal injection

Dr. De Luigi specializes in Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Concussions, Musculoskeletal Injuries, and Ultrasound & Fluoroscopic Guided Interventional Spine, Joint, and Nerve procedures.

  1. 2017
    MHALake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  2. 2008
    Fellowship - Sports Medicine and Interventional SpineUniversity of Utah
  3. 2005
    Chief Resident - Physical Medicine & RehabilitationWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  4. 2005
    Residency - Physical Medicine & RehabilitationWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  5. 2002
    Transitional InternshipWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  6. 2001
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  7. 1997
    BA - BiologyGeorge Washington University
  8. 1997
    BS - ChemistryGeorge Washington University

Certifications

  1. 2016
    Brain Injury MedicineAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  2. 2011
    Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Pain Medicine
  3. 2008
    Sports MedicineAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  4. 2006
    Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Outstanding Customer Service AwardMedStar National Rehabilitation
  2. 2012
    Outstanding Service AwardAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  3. 2011
    Faculty of the YearNational Rehabilitation Hospital PM&R Residency, Georgetown University
  4. 2011
    First PlaceResearch Competition, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  5. 2010
    Army Commendation MedalUnited States Army
  6. 2009
    Bronze Star MedalUnited States Army
  7. 2009
    Combat Action BadgeUnited States Army
  8. 2009
    Combat Action RibbonUnited States Army
  9. 2009
    Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary MedalUnited States Army
  10. 2009
    Overseas Service RibbonUnited States Army
  11. 2009
    Iraqi Campaign Service MedalUnited States Army
  12. 2007
    Army Commendation MedalUnited States Army
  13. 2005
    Iraqi Campaign Service MedalUnited States Army
  14. 2005
    Army Commendation MedalUnited States Army
  15. 2005
    Army Achievement MedalUnited States Army
  16. 2002
    National Defense Service MedalUnited States Army
  17. 2001
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  18. 2001
    Global War on Terrorism Service MedalUnited States Army
  19. 2001
    Army Superior Unit AwardUnited States Army
  20. 2001
    National Defense Service MedalUnited States Army
  21. 2000
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  22. 2000
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  23. 1999
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  24. 1999
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  25. 1998
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  26. 1998
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  27. 1998
    United States Army Service RibbonUnited States Army
  28. 1997
    Dean's ListLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  29. 1997
    Dean's ListThe George Washington University
  30. 1997
    United States Army Health Professional ScholarshipUnited States Army
  31. 1996
    Dean's ListThe George Washington University
  32. 1996
    Dean's ListThe George Washington University
  33. 1995
    Dean's ListThe George Washington University
  34. 1993
    Dean's ListThe George Washington University
  35. 1993
    ValedictorianBeaver Area High School

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Arizona
  2. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Arizona
  3. 2018 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Musculoskeletal Council, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  4. 2017 - present
    ChairConcussion Committee, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  5. 2016 - 2018
    DirectorSports Performance, NBA Washington Wizards
  6. 2016
    PhysicianNBA Draft Combine
  7. 2016 - 2018
    Chair ElectEducation Committee, Musculoskeletal Council, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  8. 2015
    PhysicianNBA Draft Combine
  9. 2015 - 2018
    Head Team PhysicianWNBA Washington Mystics
  10. 2015 - 2018
    Medical DirectorWNBA Washington Mystics
  11. 2015 - 2018
    Vice PresidentMaryland Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberConcussion Committee, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberConcussion Committee, Physician's Association, National Basketball Association (NBA)
  14. 2015 - present
    MemberDraft Combine Committee, Physician's Association, National Basketball Association (NBA)
  15. 2014 - 2018
    Head Team PhysicianNBA Washington Wizards
  16. 2014 - 2015
    Secretary/TreasurerMaryland Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberPhysician's Association, National Basketball Association (NBA)
  18. 2013 - 2018
    Team PhysicianNational Women's Soccer League Washington Spirit
  19. 2013 - 2016
    Vice ChairEducation Committee, Musculoskeletal Council, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  20. 2012 - 2016
    PhysicianMLB Washington Nationals
  21. 2011 - 2018
    MemberMaryland Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  22. 2011 - 2014
    Project ManagerCase Study Committee, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  23. 2011 - present
    MemberFellowship Committee, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  24. 2010 - present
    Head Team PhysicianUnited States Ski & Snowboarding Association - Adaptive Skiing
  25. 2010 - present
    Medical DirectorUnited States Paralympic Alpine Ski Team
  26. 2010 - present
    Head Team PhysicianUnited States Paralympic Alpine Ski Team
  27. 2010 - present
    MemberSpine Interventional Society
  28. 2010 - present
    MemberWilderness Medical Society
  29. 2009 - 2018
    MemberMaryland Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  30. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  31. 2008 - 2013
    MemberAnti-Doping Committee, American College of Sports Medicine
  32. 2007 - present
    Ringside PhysicianUnited States of American Boxing
  33. 2007 - 2009
    MemberPhysiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation
  34. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Sports Medicine
  35. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  36. 2007 - present
    MemberBritish Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine
  37. 2006 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  38. 2004
    PhysicianNational Amputee Golf Association Event
  39. 2003 - 2006
    MemberAssociation of Academic Physiatrists
  40. 2002
    PresidentInternship Class, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  41. 2001 - 2002
    Internship RepresentativeHouse Staff Council, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  42. 2001 - 2002
    Internship RepresentativeProfessional Education and Training Committee, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  43. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  44. 1999 - 2001
    Class PresidentLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  45. 1998 - 1999
    PresidentLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; Student Government
  46. 1998 - 1999
    Elected RepresentativeHouse of Delegates, American Osteopathic Association
  47. 1997 - 2005
    MemberAmerican Osteopathic Association
  48. 1997 - 2001
    MemberPennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
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