Daryl C. Osbahr, M.D.
Daryl C. Osbahr, MD, is an internationally renowned Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon that serves as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Managing Partner for Rothman Orthopaedic Institute – Florida. He has been recently serving as the Medical Director and Head Orthopedic Team Physician of the Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando City Lions, Orlando Pride, Orlando City B, and Orlando City Development Academy), USA Baseball, Orlando SeaWolves, Arnold Palmer Invitational, and Seminole State College. In addition, he is a team physician or orthopedic consultant for the Washington Nationals, US Soccer, Professional Golf Association (PGA), Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Symetra Tour, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Eastern Florida State College, and the Orlando Ballet. Within the region, Dr. Osbahr serves as a Medical Director or Orthopedic Consultant for the Sunshine State Athletic Conference, Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA), Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Football Championships, Sunshine State Athletic Conference (SSAC) Football Championships, and Mid-Florida Pop Warner Youth Football. Locally, Dr. Osbahr has also been recently serving as a medical director or team physician for numerous high schools, including Windermere Preparatory School, Jones High School, Wekiva High School, Masters Academy, Orlando Christian Prep, International Community School, Legacy Charter School, Faith Christian Academy, Mount Dora Christian Academy, and First Academy Leesburg.
Dr. Osbahr had previously served as Chief of Sports Medicine at Orlando Health, Fellowship Director for the Orlando Health Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Research Director for Orlando Health Sports Medicine, Director of the Orlando Health Orthopedic Sports Medicine Residency Education in Orlando, Florida, as well as the Director of Sports Medicine Research and Associate Director of the MedStar Sports Medicine Fellowship at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Osbahr’s previous extensive sports medicine experience has included his involvement as a team physician and orthopedic consultant to other professional and college-level teams, including the Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens, Atlanta Braves, Orlando Apollos, Florida Fire Frogs (Atlanta Braves Single-A Affiliate), Loyola University of Maryland, Troy University, US Lacrosse, and the Alabama Ballet.
A native of Florida, Dr. Osbahr performed his orthopedic and sports medicine training at some of the most prestigious institutions in the World. He completed his Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL, a premier sports medicine program under the guidance of Dr. James Andrews that treats internationally recognized professional athletes. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and his internship in General Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University at the New York - Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He earned his MD and undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC.
Dr. Osbahr specializes in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and is actively involved in surgical, clinical and basic science research. By beginning his career as a clinical research coordinator at Duke University Medical Center, he has developed a strong understanding of the underpinnings of clinical research and is recognized as an international leader in orthopedic sports medicine. In fact, Dr. Osbahr has received several prestigious awards and grants recognizing his high-level research activities, including the AOSSM O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award, AOSSM Fellows Research Award, Major League Baseball Grant, Major League Soccer Grant, and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Research Grant. He is the author of 70 articles and chapters and is an expert speaker at international, national, regional and local orthopedic-related meetings. He has led several research initiatives, including serving on the Shoulder Research Committee for Major League Baseball and the Research Committee for Major League Soccer. Dr. Osbahr is actively involved and serves on committees in a number of prestigious orthopedic and sports medicine societies, including American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Florida Orthopaedic Society, and has been recognized as an orthopedic leader through his induction into the American Orthopaedic Association and the only member from Central Florida in the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.
In addition, Dr. Osbahr is intricately involved in national and local educational initiatives dealing with the prevention of youth and adult sports injuries, including serving on the USA Baseball Medical & Safety Committee as well as the former Chair for the education and outreach committee for the nationally recognized STOP Sports Injuries Campaign. Within the State of Florida, Dr. Osbahr also works on a grassroots level to advocate for safety and prevention of youth athletes through his role as former President and current Board of Directors for the Florida Alliance for Sports Medicine (FASMed), Committee Member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, as well as Medical & Safety Committee Member and Advisory Board Member of the Sunshine State Athletic Conference.
Dr. Osbahr is married to his high school sweetheart, Anne-Blyth, and they have three amazing children: Blake, Addie, and Callie. His life passions are focused on family, sports, and medicine. He especially enjoys traveling within the U.S. and around the World as well as participating in outdoor activities with his family.
Dr. Osbahr will see patients at:
410 Lionel Way, Suite 201
Davenport, FL 33837
- M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
- Internship, Generaly Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
- Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
- Fellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL,
- American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons
- Florida Orthopaedic Society
- Professional Soccer Team Physicians Society (MLS Team Physicians Society)
- Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine
- Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association
- American Sport Medicine Fellowship Society
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
- Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association
- American Orthopaedic Association
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
1. Pearsall AW 4th. Osbahr DC. Speer KP. An arthroscopic technique for treating patients with frozen shoulder. Arthroscopy. 15(1):2-11, 1999.
2. Boden BP, Osbahr DC. High-risk stress fractures: evaluation and treatment. Journal of the
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 8(6):344-53, 2000.
3. Boden BP. Osbahr DC. Jimenez C. Low-risk stress fractures. American Journal of Sports
Medicine. 29(1):100-11, 2001.
4. Levy AS. Kelly BT. Lintner SA. Osbahr DC. Speer KP. Function of the long head of the biceps at the shoulder: electromyographic analysis. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
5. Escamilla RF. Lowry TM. Osbahr DC. Speer KP. Biomechanical analysis of the deadlift during the 1999 Special Olympics World Games. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
6. Singh H. Osbahr DC. Wickham MQ. Kirkendall DT. Speer KP. Valgus laxity of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in collegiate athletes. American Journal of Sports Medicine.
7. Speer KP. Osbahr DC. Montella BJ. Apple AS. Mair SD. Acromial morphotype in the young asymptomatic athletic shoulder. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 10(5):434-7, 2001.
8. Singh H. Osbahr DC. Holovacs TF. Cawley PW. Speer KP. The efficacy of continuous cryotherapy on the postoperative shoulder: A prospective, randomized investigation. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 10(6):522-5, 2001.
9. Osbahr DC. Diamond AB. Speer KP. The cosmetic appearance of the biceps muscle after long-head tenotomy versus tenodesis. Arthroscopy. 18(5):483-7, 2002.
10. Osbahr DC. Cannon DL. Speer KP. Retroversion of the humerus in the throwing shoulder of college baseball pitchers. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 30(3):347-53, 2002.
11. Osbahr DC. Cawley PW. Speer KP. The effect of continuous cryotherapy on glenohumeral joint and subacromial space temperatures in the post-operative shoulder. Arthroscopy.
12. Motley GS. Osbahr DC. Holovacs TF. Speer KP. An arthroscopic technique for confirming intra-articular subluxation of the long head of the biceps tendon: the ramp test. Arthroscopy.
13. Aluisio FV. Osbahr DC. Speer KP. Analysis of rotator cuff musculature in adult human cadaveric specimens. The American Journal of Orthopaedics. 32(3):124-9, 2003.
14. Pearsall AW 4th. Bonsell S. Heitman RJ. Helms CA. Osbahr D. Speer KP. Radiographic findings associated with symptomatic rotator cuff tears. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 12(2):122-7, 2003.
15. Aldridge JM 3rd. Perry JJ. Osbahr DC. Speer KP. Thermal capsulorrhaphy of bilateral glenohumeral joints in a pediatric patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Arthroscopy.
16. Muller M. Appleyard R. Osbahr DC. Murrell GAC. Meshes in rotator cuff repair: a biochemical study. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 4(2):50-54, 2003.
17. Osbahr DC. Speer KP. Patellar tendinitis: evaluation and arthroscopic management.
Techniques in Knee Surgery. 2(3):160-165, 2003.
18. Osbahr DC. Murrell GAC. The rotator cuff functional index. American Journal of Sports
Medicine. 34(6):956-960, 2006.
19. Osbahr DC. Kim HJ. Dugas JR. Little league shoulder. Current Opinion in Pediatrics.
20. Osbahr DC. Swaminathan SS. Allen AA. Dines JS. Coleman SH. Altchek DW. Combined flexor-pronator and ulnar collateral ligament injuries in the elbow of older baseball players. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 38(4):733-739, 2010.
21. Osbahr DC. Chalmers PN. Frank JS. Williams RJ III. Widmann RF. Green DW. Acute, avulsion fractures of the medial epicondyle during the throwing motion in youth baseball players: a variant of little league elbow. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 19(7):951-
22. Osbahr DC. Dines JS. Breazeale NM. Deng X-H. Altchek DW. Ulnohumeral chondral and ligamentous overload (UCLO): biomechanical correlation for posteromedial chondromalacia of the elbow in throwing athletes. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 38(12):2535-2541,
23. Drakos MC. Barker JU. Osbahr DC. Lehto S. Rudzki JR. Potter HG. Coleman SH. Allen AA. Altchek DW. Effective glenoid version in professional baseball players. The American Journal of Orthopedics. 39(7):340-344, 2010.
24. Osbahr DC. Cross MB. Bedi A. Nguyen JT. Allen AA. Altchek DW. Dines JS. Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (OITE): An Analysis of the Sports Medicine Section. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 39(3):532-537, 2011.
25. Cross MB. Osbahr DC. Gardner MJ. Helfet DL. Lorich DG. Dines JS. An analysis of the musculoskeletal trauma section of the orthopaedic in-training examination (OITE). The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – American Volume. 93-A(9):895(E49), 2011.
26. Fabricant PD. Osbahr DC. Green DW. Management of a rare complication after screw fixation of a pediatric tibial spine avulsion fracture: a case report with follow-up to skeletal maturity. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 25(12):e115-119, 2011.
27. Cross MB. Osbahr DC. Nam D. Reinhardt KR. Bostrom MPG. Dines JS. An analysis of the hip and knee reconstruction section of the orthopaedic in-training examination (OITE). Orthopedics. 34(9):e550-555, 2011.
28. Dy CJ. Cross MB. Osbahr DC. Parks ML. Green DW. What opportunities are available for resident involvement in national orthopaedic and subspecialty societies? Orthopedics.
29. Nam D. Osbahr DC. Graustein BR. Choi D. Ranawat AS. Kelly BK. Coleman SH. Defining the origins of the iliofemoral, ischiofemoral, and pubofemoral ligaments of the hip capsuloligamentous complex utilizing computer navigation. HSS Journal: The Musculoskeletal Journal of Hospital for Special Surgery. 7(3):239-243, 2011.
30. Jones KJ. Dodson CC. Osbahr DC. Parisien RL. Weiland AJ. Altchek DW. Allen AA. The docking technique for lateral ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: surgical technique and clinical outcome. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 21(3):389-395, 2012.
31. Dines JS. Jones KJ. Kahlenberg CA. Rosenbaum AJ. Osbahr DC. Altchek DW. Elbow UCL reconstruction in javelin throwers at a minimum 2-year follow up. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 40(1):148-151, 2012.
32. Osbahr DC. Dines JS. Rosenbaum AJ. Nguyen JT. Altchek DW. Does posteromedial chondromalacia reduce rate of return to play after ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 470(6)1558-1564, 2012.
33. Osbahr DC. Cross MB. Taylor SA. Bedi A. Dines DM. Dines JS. Orthopaedic in-training Examination (OITE): An Analysis of the Shoulder & Elbow Section. The American Journal of Orthopaedics. 41(2):63-68, 2012.
34. Jones KJ. Osbahr DC. Schrumpf MA. Dines JS. Altchek DW. Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in throwing athletes: a review of current concepts: AAOS exhibit selection. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – American Volume. 94(8):e49(1-12), 2012.
35. Osbahr DC. Drakos MC. O’Loughlin PF. Barnes RP. Lyman S. Kennedy JG. Warren RF.
Syndesmosis and lateral ankle sprains in the National Football League. American Journal of
Orthopaedics. Orthopedics. 36(11):e1378-1384, 2013.
36. Cross MB. Egidy CC. Wu RH. Osbahr DC. Nam D. Dines JS. Single-incision chronic distal biceps tendon repair with tibialis anterior allograft. International Orthopaedics. 38(4):791-
37. Osbahr DC. Cain EL. Raines BT. Fortenbaugh D. Dugas JR. Andrews JR. Long-term outcomes after ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in competitive baseball players: a minimum of 10 years follow-up. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 42(6):1333-1342,
38. Osbahr DC. O’Loughlin PF. Drakos MC. Barnes RP. Kennedy JG. Warren RF. Midfoot sprains in the National Football League. The American Journal of Orthopedics. 43(12):557-
39. Fronek J. Yang JG. Osbahr DC. Pollack KM. ElAttrache NS. Noonan TJ. Conte SA.
Yocum LA. Shoulder functional performance status of minor league professional baseball pitchers. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 24(1):17-23, 2015.
40. Hassan SE. Parks BG. Douoguih WA. Osbahr DC. Impact of distal ulnar collateral ligament tear pattern on contact forces and valgus stability in the posteromedial compartment of the elbow. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 43(2):447-452, 2015.
41. Heinlein KA. Osbahr DC. Treating the throwing athlete. Current Orthopaedic Practice.
42. Anand P. Parks BG. Hassan SE. Osbahr DC. Impact of ulnar collateral ligament tear on contact pressure and area in the posteromedial compartment of elbow. Orthopedics.
43. Dines JS. Williams PN. ElAttrache NS. Conte S. Tomczyk T. Osbahr DC. Dines DM.
Bradley JP. Ahmad CS. Platelet rich plasma can successfully treat elbow ulnar collateral insufficiency in high-level throwers. American Journal of Orthopedics. 45(5):296-300, 2016.
44. Roth TS. Osbahr DC. Kupiszewski SJ. Unusual combined PCL and PLC pediatric multiligamentous knee injury treated with ligament repair procedure. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 26(9):2804-2808, 2018.
45. Calloway SP. Hardin DM. Crawford MD. Hardin JM. Lemak LJ. Giza E. Forsythe B. Lu Y.
Patel BH. Osbahr DC. Gerhardt MB. Mandelbaum BR. Baldwin WW. Injury surveillance in Major League Soccer: a 4-year comparison of injury on natural grass versus artificial turf field. American Journal of Sports Medicine. American Journal of Sports Medicine.
46. Osbahr DC. Soccer or Football Medicine? Global Sports Medicine for a Global Game.
American Journal of Orthopedics. 47(10), 2018.
47. Roth TS. Osbahr DC. Knee Injuries in Elite Level Soccer Players. American Journal of
Orthopedics. 47(10), 2018.
48. Henne M. Centurion A. Zeini IM. Youmans DH. Osbahr DC. Trends in utilization of image-guidance for hip joint injections. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. Epub ahead of print. February 6, 2020.
49. Deal MJ. Richey B. Pumilia CA. Zeini IM. Wolf C. Furman T. Osbahr DC. Regional interdependence and the role of the lower body in elbow injury in baseball players: a systematic review. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Epub ahead of print. April 16,
50. Walck CD. Lim Y. Farnese T. Huayamave V. Osbahr DC. Furman TN. The effect of non- linear spring-loaded knee orthosis on lower extremity biomechanics. Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Physics. Epub ahead of print, April 19, 2020.
51. Service BC. Collins AP. Crespo A. Couto P. Gupta S. Avilucea F. Kupiszewski S. Langford J. Lewellyn B. Petrie J. Zumsteg JW. Zeini IM. Osbahr DC. Haidukewych GJ. Romeo AA. Medically necessary orthopaedic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: safe surgical practices and a classification to guide treatment. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Epub ahead of print. May 13, 2020.
52. Rezaie N. Gupta S. Service BC. Osbahr DC. Elbow dislocations. Clinics in Sports Medicine
53. Roth TS. Welsh ML. Osbahr DC. Varma A. Arthroscopic Single-Row Superior Capsular Reconstruction for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears. Arthroscopy Techniques. Epub ahead of print, May 21, 2020.
1. Alphin FB. Osbahr DC. Nutrition and pharmacology. In Speer KP. (ed) Injury prevention and rehabilitation for active older adults. Champaign IL, Human Kinetics, 2005.
2. Osbahr DC. Bedi A. Conway JE. Olecranon stress fractures. In Dines JS. ElAttrache NS.
Altchek DW. Andrews JR. Yocum LA. Wilk KE. (eds) Sports medicine in baseball. Philadelphia PA, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2012.
3. Osbahr DC. El-Amin S. Dines JS. Dines DM. Traumatic anterior shoulder instability in baseball. In Dines JS. ElAttrache NS. Altchek DW. Andrews JR. Yocum LA. Wilk KE. (eds) Sports medicine in baseball. Philadelphia PA, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2012.
4. Osbahr DC. Allen AA. Stress fractures of the foot & ankle. In Altchek DW. Deland JT.
Positano R. Dines J. (eds) Foot and ankle in sports medicine. Philadelphia PA, Lippincott
Williams and Wilkins, 2012.
5. Osbahr DC. Andrews JR. Arthroscopic management of internal impingement. In Craig EV. (ed) Master techniques in orthopaedic surgery: the shoulder. 3rd Edition. Philadelphia PA, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2012.
6. Osbahr DC. Taylor SA. Andrews JR. Shoulder injuries in skeletally immature athletes. In Iannotti JP. Miniaci A. Williams GR. Zuckerman JD. (eds) Disorders of the shoulder: diagnosis and management. 3rd Edition. Philadelphia PA, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins,
7. Hassan SE. Osbahr DC. Ulnohumeral chondral and ligamentous overload. In Dines JD and Altchek. (eds) Elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury: a guide to diagnosis and treatment. New York: Springer, 2015.
8. Service BC. ElAttrache NE. Osbahr DC. UCL reconstruction: alternative surgical techniques. In Dines JD and Altchek. (eds) Elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury: a guide to diagnosis and treatment. New York: Springer, 2015.
9. Warrell CS. Osbahr DC. Andrews JR. Open UCL reconstruction: the Andrews Technique.
In Savoie FH. Field LD. Steinmann SP. (eds) The elbow and wrist: AANA advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques. Arthroscopy Association of North America and SLACK Incorporated, 2016.
10. Warrell CS. Osbahr DC. Andrews JR. Thrower’s elbow. In Volpi P. (ed) Arthroscopy and
sports: topics in top level athletes. Switzerland: Springer, 2016.
11. Roth TR. Garrett CH. Osbahr DC. Special considerations in team sports and ball sports: Baseball. In Krutsch W. Jones H. Tscholl P. Della Villa F. Mayr H. Musahl V. (eds) Injury and health risk management in sports – a handbook for decision-making. Switzerland: Springer, 2019.
12. Rezaie, N. Gupta S. Service BC. Osbahr DC. Elbow Dislocations. In Dugas JR. (ed) Elbow
Injuries and Treatment. Clinics in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia: Elsevier, In Press.
13. Faber R. Garrett C. Hassan SE. Osbahr DC. Ulnohumeral chondral and ligamentous overload. In Dines JD and Altchek. (eds) Elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury: a guide to diagnosis and treatment, edition 2. New York: Springer, In Press.
14. Simonetta BA. Service BC. ElAttrache NE. Osbahr DC. UCL reconstruction: alternative surgical techniques. In Dines JD and Altchek. (eds) Elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury: a guide to diagnosis and treatment, edition 2. New York: Springer, In Press.
15. Daley-Lindo TS. Rosenbaum AJ. ElAttrache NE. Osbahr DC. Revision Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction. In Dines JD and Altchek. (eds) Elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury: a guide to diagnosis and treatment, edition 2. New York: Springer, In Press.
1. Ranawat AS. Osbahr DC. Levine DB. History of total knee arthroplasty at Hospital for
Special Surgery. Hospital for Special Surgery ECHO. 8(4):12-13, 2006.
2. Osbahr DC. The current state of the Orthopaedic Fellowship Match Program Initiative. A resident’s perspective: what we have learned and where we are going from here? AAOS Residents’ Newsletter. 7(7), 2009.
3. Osbahr DC. American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program: a gateway for the next generation of orthopaedic leaders. AOA Emerging Leaders Messenger. July 2010.
4. Osbahr DC. American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program: a gateway for the next generation of orthopaedic leaders. AOA News. Fall 2010.
5. Osbahr DC. Emerging Leaders Perspective: Leading through teamwork. AOA Emerging
Leaders Messenger. July 2013.
6. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Appropriate Use Criteria for the Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Femoral Condyle. http://www.aaos.org/ocdauc.aspx. Published December 4, 2015.