ARTHUR DE LUIGI, DO, PROMOTED TO FULL PROFESSOR
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Dr. De Luigi is the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine for MedStar Sports Medicine in the Washington Region, Director of Sports Medicine for the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, and Program Director of the MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital/Georgetown University Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship and he is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Sports Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.
Dr. De Luigi specializes in Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Concussions, Musculoskeletal Injuries, and Ultrasound &Fluoroscopic Guided Interventional Spine, Joint, and Nerve procedures.
Since joining MedStar NRH Dr. De Luigi established the ACGME accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship and the MedStar NRH Interventional Spine Center, and also serves as the Editor-In-Chief for Alternative & Integrative Medicine. Prior to his arrival at MedStar NRH, Dr. De Luigi served as the Program Director of the PM&R Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium. During his years of military service, Dr. De Luigi twice served in military deployments in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) as a Battalion Surgeon.
Dr. De Luigi has extensive involvement with local professional sports teams and serves as the Head Team Physician for the Washington Wizards, Medical Director & Head Team Physician for the Washington Mystics, Physician for the Washington Nationals, and Team Physician for the Washington Spirit. He is also the Head Team Physician for several local public and private high schools and has served as Head Team Physician for the Catholic University of America Athletic program.
Dr. De Luigi also is internationally recognized as a leader in Adaptive Sports Medicine through his extensive experience with disabled athletes, holding positions as the Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the U.S. Adaptive Alpine Ski Team and Para-Snowboarding Team, Medical Director of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Adaptive Sports Medicine Program, and coverage of Paralympic athletes at the United States Olympic Training Center.
He has been highly involved in Running Medicine as also served as the Medical Director of the Army Ten Miler, Co-Medical Director of the Salt Lake Marathon, and Racing The Planet Atacama Desert and Gobi Desert Races. Additionally, he has served as a physician for United States Olympic Committee, U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Association, USA Basketball, USA Boxing, USA Lacrosse, the University of Utah (Football, Basketball, Hockey, Rugby), and Salt Lake Bees baseball team (Los Angeles Angels AAA affiliate).
Dr. De Luigi completed his undergraduate education at The George Washington University. He completed his medical education at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, followed by a PM&R Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where he served as the Chief Resident. Dr. De Luigi also completed fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine at the University of Utah. He has also obtained a Masters of Health Services Administration (MHSA) at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
He also holds an academic appointment as an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.