Spirit, MedStar Health continue partnership for 2019 season

Washington Spirit  |   July 19, 2019
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Boyds, Md., (7/15/19) – The Washington Spirit will continue its partnership with  MedStar Health to ensure players are in tip-top shape and performing their competitive best through the 2019 NWSL season.  

Under this partnership, MedStar Health is designated as the Official Medical Team of the Washington Spirit and is providing a suite of medical services to Spirit players, including:

  • Team physician coverage
  • Primary orthopedic surgeon services
  • All team physicals and lab work
  • On-site physician services at all home matches

Spirit Majority Owner Steve Baldwin had this to say on the partnership: “MedStar Health is a premier partner for our club and we are delighted this relationship has been extended through the 2019 season.” Baldwin continued, “Dr. Justin Mullner, Dr. Erika Williams, and the entire MedStar Health team provide our players with world-class care.  This support contributes to our on-field success and I’m thankful for the work they provide our club.”

Sean Huffman, Vice President of Sports Medicine for MedStar Health, said:  “Our organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington.” Huffman also said, “We are proud to support the Washington Spirit and include them among the other professional sports teams we support in our area.”

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. MedStar’s 31,000 associates, 6,500 affiliated physicians, 10 hospitals, ambulatory care, and urgent care centers, and the MedStar Health Research Institute are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care.

As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University, MedStar trains more than 1,100 medical residents annually. MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit www.MedStarHealth.org.

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