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University Health Services at UMass Amherst is proud to offer Sports Medicine & Non-Operative Orthopedics. Our fellowship-trained physicians provide specialty services for our varsity athletes at UMass as well as our student population, faculty, staff, and their dependents. Utilizing their advanced training in non-operative orthopedics and sports medicine, our physicians will see you for injuries and illnesses resulting from your athletic pursuits and/or your activities of daily living.

Specialty services we provide include, but are not limited to:

  • Fractures and tendon injuries including splinting and casting
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound diagnostics and guided injections for tendons/nerves/joints
  • Regenerative injections including prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma
  • Steroid injections
  • Athletic related injuries and illnesses
  • Overuse injuries
  • Concussion evaluations and management
  • Sports physicals
  • Exercise/nutrition advice and counseling
  • Referrals from any physician for specialty counseling on injuries
  • Ligament injuries to joints
  • Arthritis complaints

Appointments and Referrals

We do not require a referral, but you can be referred by your family practitioner if desired. Otherwise, you can call the UHS Appointment Line and ask to be seen by a sports medicine provider: call (413) 577-5101.

Our Specialty Physicians

  • Adam Kobialka DO, CAQSM – Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV – Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA – Fellowship: St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA – Board Certifications: American Academy of Family Practice in Primary Care and Sports Medicine – Membership Organizations: AMSSM, ACSM, ABFM
  • Michael Messmer DO, FAOASM, CAQSM – Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA – Residency: St. James Hospital Center, Chicago, IL – Fellowship: Metro Health Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan (a Michigan State affiliate) – Board Certifications: American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice in Primary Care and Sports Medicine – Membership Organizations: AOA, AOASM, AMSSM, ACSM, AOBFP
  • Lynn Weaver MD, CAQSM – Medical School: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN – Residency: Penn State Family and Community Medicine, Hershey, PA – Fellowship: Penn State Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Hershey, PA – Board Certification: American Academy of Family Practice in Primary Care and Sports Medicine – Membership Organizations: AMSSM, AAFP, ABFM
  • Gregory Little MD, CAQSM, FAAP – Medical School: UTHSCSA – Residency: Baystate Medical Center – Fellowship: Maine Medical Center – Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Pediatrics and Sports Medicine – Membership Organizations: ACSM, AAP, ABIM
Lynn Weaver, MD
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Lynn Weaver, MD

Position: Staff Physician

Joined UHS: 2022

Medical Interests: Family medicine, Sports Medicine 

Education: MD, Indiana University School of Medicine; BA, Biochemistry, Goshen College

Professional Background: Residency at Penn State Hershey Family and Community Medicine, Sports Med Fellowship at Penn State Hershey Primary Care Sports Medicine.

Memberships and Certifications: Board certified in family medicine, member AAFP and AMSSM.

More About Me: I like to spend time outside, especially on my bike. I also enjoy going to sporting events, either as a fan or in my role as a Team Physician.

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