A team physician for the Oakland A’s, Will Workman, MD, treats some of the most prominent athletes in the country. He also maintains a private practice in Walnut Creek, California where he helps patients with all kinds of sports injuries and other orthopedic problems. In the past, he has served as a team physician for New England Patriots (NFL), Boston Bruins (NHL), New England Revolution (MLS), Harvard University Athletics and the University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Workman began his career as a professional baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels organization, an experience that gives him an understanding of athletics at the highest level. Now 48 years old, he competes in Ironman triathlons.
After leaving the Angels, he got his medical degree at Tulane and followed up with a residency in orthopedic surgery at Yale and a fellowship in sports medicine at Harvard. He is certified in both specialties.
Dr. Workman has done pioneering research in foot-strike patterns and injury prevention. He has helped develop new minimally invasive surgery techniques, publishing in professional journals and speaking at international conferences about this work and winning honors from his colleagues. He serves on the review board for the American Journal of Sports Medicine.