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Kristina M. Wilson, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Sports Medicine Sports Concussion Pediatrics


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Kristina M. Wilson, MD

Kristina M. Wilson, M.D., MPH is a Pediatric Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician. She specializes in non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, overuse injuries, sport specific rehabilitation, and has a special interest in injury prevention and concussion treatment and management. She received her medical degree from the University of Nevada School Of Medicine in Reno, NV. She then completed her residency in Pediatrics at Phoenix Children's Hospital. Subsequently she completed subspecialty training in Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Wilson has actively cared for athletes across the spectrum from youth leagues to professional teams. While in Nashville for her fellowship, Dr. Wilson served as the head team physician for multiple NCAA Division I teams at Belmont University as well as local high schools, and was an integral part of the sports medicine team at Vanderbilt University. She was also an active part of the medical team for the Nashville Sounds. Dr. Wilson currently serves as the Medical Director of sport medicine and the Co-Director of the pediatric Brain Injury and Concussion program at Barrow Neurologic Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital. She is actively involved in the community as a consultant for the Barrow Concussion Network and a member of the AIA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee as well as serving as the head team physician for ASU Preparatory High School, Metro Tech High School, and North Pointe Preparatory High School. She enjoys teaching and frequently has medical students and resident physicians working with her in clinic. She is a nationally recognized speaker on a variety of sports medicine topics to various audiences including athletes, parents, and other providers.

Dr. Wilson joined the Pediatric Sports Medicine Group at Phoenix Children's Hospital in 2010.n

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Education & Training

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics - Sports Medicine American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Medical School / Education

University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nev.


Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz. - Pediatrics


Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn. - Sports Medicine

Academic Affiliations

University of Arizona, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Professional Affiliations

American Medical Society of Sports Medicine; American Academy of Pediatrics; Arizona Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics; Greater Phoenix Pediatric Society

Research & Publications


1. Wilson KM. Anaphylaxis, in The 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult, 2nd ed. Mark D. Bracker (Ed.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (accepted/textbook chapter).

2. Fitch RW, Diamond AB, Gregory AJM, Hannah G, Rummo P, Wilson KM. On-Field emergencies. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. (accepted).

3. DeAngeles JP, Wilson KM, Cox CL, Diamond AB, Thomson AB. Achilles tendon ruptures in athletes. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. 18(3):115-21, 2009.

4. Cox CL, Diamond AB, DeAngeles JP, Fitch RW, Wilson KM, Kuhn JE. Traumatic glenohumeral instability in athlets. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. 18(2):59-68, 2009

Sports Medicine; Sports related concussion