DepartmentsChildren's CenterPediatric and Adolescent MedicineCommunity Pediatric and Adolescent MedicineSpecialty GroupsSports Medicine – MinnesotaSports MedicineLocationRochester, MinnesotaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Share this page via: Facebook Twitter Print Conditions treatedConcussionSports injury InterestsPediatrics sports medicine Sports related concussionOveruse injuries in young athletesGeneral medical issues as it pertains to sports participationAdolescent health Mayo Clinic locations Rochester, Minnesota Driving directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2013Fellow - Pediatric Primary Care Sports MedicineChildren's Hospital Colorado2012Chief Resident - PediatricsMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2011Resident - PediatricsMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2008MDCreighton University School of Medicine2004BA - BiologySt. John's UniversityShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2014Sports MedicineAmerican Board of Pediatrics2011PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsAwards and honors2020Top Doctors for 2020 in the Minnesota Monthly MagazinePediatric Academic Mentoring Program2020Top Performance in Patient ExperienceOffice of Patient Experience2020Mayo Clinic Unparalleled Experience AwardMayo Clinic Rochester2019Outstanding Faculty AwardMayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development2017Favorite Faculty AwardDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine2016Lecture of the Third Quarter AwardPediatric & Adolescent Medicine Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education2016Lecture of the Second Quarter AwardPediatric & Adolescent Medicine Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education2014Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year AwardPediatrics & Subspecialties20121st Place - Denver Sports Medicine Research SymposiumChildren's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado2011James W. DuShane Award for Excellence in Medical EducationDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science2011Gunnar B. Stickler Award for Excellence in Patient CareDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science2004Cum LaudeSt. John's University2003Captain of Football Team/National Championship Division IIISt. John's UniversityShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2012 - presentMemberAmerican College of Sports Medicine2012 - presentMemberAmerican Medical Society for Sports Medicine2011 - 2012MemberGraduate Education Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine2011 - 2012MemberResidency Education Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine2011 - 2012Co-LeaderRN/MD Pediatric Work Group, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine2011 - 2012MemberKnowledge Content Board - Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, AskMayoExpert2008 - 2010RepresentativeRN/MD Pediatric Work Group, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine2008 - presentMemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2006 - 2008Co-PresidentPediatric Interest Group (P.I.G.), Creighton University School of Medicine2005 - 2008Reviewer/AssessorWellness Chronicle, Creighton University School of Medicine2004 - 2008Chair-ElectStudent Government, Creighton University School of Medicine2004 - 2008MemberCreighton Host Committee, Creighton University School of Medicine2004 - 2006MemberPediatric Interest Group (P.I.G.), Creighton University School of MedicineShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Conditions treatedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20216221 Doctors & Medical Staff Soma, David B. M.D.