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Mission Bay Sports Medicine Center Medical Director Robert Nied, MD narrates a visual tour of the facilities’ features and capabilities.

Advanced Sports Medicine Care
treating pros and prospects side by side

There’s a reason that Kaiser Permanente is your trusted authority in sports medicine. Our unique integrated care model enables instant collaboration between our physicians and care teams, and is specifically designed to lead to quicker diagnoses, more efficient treatment, and faster recoveries.

Kaiser Permanente Sports Medicine provides advanced care not just for athletes, but for anyone who enjoys physical activity, helping you get back to the top of your game or simply back to the active life that you enjoy. We’re here to help you thrive.

Treatment & Specialties

Get a referral through your primary care physician so your injuries can be quickly addressed by our physicians, surgeons, and physical therapists who, together, provide unparalleled experience, leading-edge expertise, and a comprehensive spectrum of care with you at the center.

Sports Medicine Services

Physical Therapy Services

“Our sports medicine care emphasizes training and injury prevention, early intervention, and injury correction to return athletes to peak functionality as quickly as possible”

Richard Isaacs, MD

CEO and executive director
The Permanente Medical Group

Maximize athletic performance with
the Endurance Lab

The Kaiser Permanente Endurance Lab at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento offers advanced physiological and biomechanical assessments that can be used to help improve your fitness and athletic performance. A variety of services are available to both members and non-members that can be tailored based on your personal goals.

Our locations

We provide convenient access to sports medicine care in many of our Northern California facilities.

Our services are anchored by the Sports Medicine Center in Golden 1 Center, home of the Sacramento Kings, and the newly opened Sports Medicine Center in our Mission Bay Medical Offices in San Francisco.

Golden 1 Center

Our flagship facility at Golden 1 Center includes a 7,000-square-foot gym, on-site imaging, nine physical therapy rooms, sport-specific rehabilitation with simulated environments, and our Endurance Lab.

Large modern reception area with blond wood floors and large lit up artwork of an athlete jumping with the word Thrive behind the desk
Rehabilitation open space and equipment room has images of athletes and TVs hanging from the ceiling; exercise machines, weights, mats and balls along the walls; and artificial turf running through the center
State-of-the-art digital radiography room
Rehabilitation space with 74-foot long sprint lane running through the center of the room and Kaiser Permanente branded exercise machines in the foreground
Comprehensive training and rehabilitation gym, with exercise bikes along the edge of a running turf with rainbow painted walls in the background
Bright airy rehabilitation treatment spaces with floor to ceiling windows and a balcony
Modern, white dedicated reception and waiting area with blue and gray chairs

Mission Bay

Our newest Sports Medicine Center in the Mission Bay Medical Offices in San Francisco feature a 7,000-square-foot gym, nine physical therapy rooms, eight exam rooms, rehabilitation environments for a range of sports, on site-imaging, and four concussion-testing stations.

What's happening in Sports Medicine

Find out the latest on our world-class care, state-of-the-art facilities, community and professional partnerships, and more.

Sports Medicine at KP East Bay

Meet the team of sports medicine specialists in the Kaiser Permanente East Bay Service Area. They treat thousands of KP members in the Oakland and Richmond medical centers.

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Dr. Leena Patel, left, with Dr. Alexandra Tee, right.

Women breaking barriers in sports medicine

Female physicians in Kaiser Permanente Sports Medicine are paving the way for more women to enter the historically male-dominated field.

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Back in the game

Thanks to the KP Northern California Sports Medicine program, a college basketball player is performing better than ever after a serious injury.

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Get care like a pro

With an unparalleled amount of experience and expertise, our elite sports medicine physicians are entrusted as the official team doctors for high-profile teams — and we provide this same level of advanced treatment for each member as we do for all the star athletes in our care.

  • Golden State Warriors
  • Sacramento Kings
  • SJ Sharks
  • Santa Cruz Warriors
  • Stockton Kings
  • San Jose Barracuda

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