About Me

I specialize in sports medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where I provide care for injuries and medical conditions that affect a patient’s ability to be active throughout his or her lifetime.

I played football at The Ohio State University from 1989 to 1993, and the physicians who cared for me when I was a student-athlete inspired me to pursue a career in medicine. As a former athlete, I enjoy helping patients of all ages recover from injuries and return to the activities they enjoy. I see patients for acute sports injuries, overuse sports injuries and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

I believe in working with patients to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for their individual health issues. I also enjoy helping people to remain active and healthy.

I love working in a place that provides a comprehensive, collaborative environment where everyone is dedicated to the personal healthcare of our patients.

When I’m not working I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling and running.

Highlights

  • Ohio State Department of Athletics Head Team Physician
  • Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Named to Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors,” 2014 – present
  • Best Doctors in America, 2017
  • Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Injuries
  • Primary Care
  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Leg Injuries
  • Brain Concussion
  • Arm Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Hip Injuries
  • Asthma, Exercise-Induced
  • Athletic Performance
  • Physical Endurance
  • Back Injuries

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degrees

MD
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
5/13/2000


St. George's University School of Medicine
4/24/1998

Residency

Family Medicine
Toledo Hospital
7/1/2000 - 6/13/2003

Fellowship

Sports Medicine
Toledo Hospital
7/1/2003 - 6/13/2004

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Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine
7/11/2003

American Board of Family Medicine (Subspecialty: Sports Medicine)
7/10/2004

My Department

Family Medicine

My Division

Sports Medicine

Reviews

326 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.5
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.7

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018

Very professional.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

He was very concern and caring, treated me with...

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018

He listened, polite, answered my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018

I felt like he cared about my concern and suggested a reasonable course of action that seemed appropriate.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018

Very attentive.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

He described my condition in detail, very positive about prognosis.

Reviewed on Apr 07, 2018

Compassionate, provided comprehensive information about my injury and the options for treatment including guidance regarding an initial approach to treatment, spent time answering any questions I had without a sense of time pressure to finish the appointment.

Reviewed on Apr 06, 2018

Everything about the experience was excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 05, 2018

Very compassionate & knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2018

Very knowledgeable & friendly.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Borchers has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-7802.

  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
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