Bryant Walrod

Bryant Walrod, MD

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Physician
4.7 out of 5
  • 432 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 127 Patient Comments

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About Me

As a family medicine physician with a focus on sports medicine, I’m passionate about empowering patients to achieve optimal health and fitness through a collaborative relationship grounded in mutual respect, accountability and education. I primarily practice sports medicine and provide care to patients of all ages for musculoskeletal and sports related concerns. I frequently work with endurance athletes, overhead throwing athletes and combative sports athletes.

Having completed several marathons, including the Boston Marathon twice, and as a former nationally ranked collegiate boxer, I have a special interest in working with endurance and combative sport athletes to help them compete at their highest level. I am one of the physician leaders for the Endurance Medicine team and I head up the Endurance Medicine Performance Clinic. I am also the physician lead for the Tactical Medicine program and I serve as the physician contact for the ROTC cadets at OSU and the Columbus Division of Police SWAT. I also provide ringside coverage for mixed martial arts and boxing bouts.

In addition, I have over 10 years working with professional baseball and I am currently one of the team physicians for the Columbus Clippers (the AAA affiliate of the Cleveland Indians). Finally, I am a team physician for the Ohio State Buckeyes, providing event and training room coverage for numerous Buckeye student athletes. I am honored to provide sports medicine care for athletes across the entire spectrum, from Olympic Gold Medalists, UFC fighters, World Series champions and elite ironman triathletes to recreational runners and cyclists who want to improve their time and also to parents with shoulder and knee pain who want to be able to play with their children.

One of the benefits of working at Ohio State are the numerous opportunities for education. I was drawn to Ohio State by the opportunity to teach medical students, residents and fellows. It’s my privilege to educate future medical providers through lecturing first year medical students during their musculoskeletal (MSK) block and also serving as the director of the fourth year medical student sports medicine clerkship. Finally, I am an assistant program director for our primary care sports medicine fellowship program.
I routinely collaborate with other physicians and scientists to publish original research, case reports and book chapters. I led a multidisciplinary group of physicians to publish original research on the use of MSK Ultrasound as an adjunct to MSK anatomic education. I also was the primary author and editor of an interactive ibook to teach the MSK physical examination.

I continue to seek opportunities to learn about the latest advancements in MSK and Sports Medicine. I am proficient in innovative technologies and procedures like MSK ultrasound, platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, Tenex (percutaneous tenotomy), and extra corporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT).
Highlights
  • Residency Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Ohio State Department of Athletics team physician  
  • Provide medical coverage to wide variety of professional sports teams (MLB, Team USA, MMA)
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2015–2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

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

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
MD
8/1/1996 - 6/30/2000

Internship

Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH

7/1/2000 - 6/30/2001

Residency

Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH

7/1/2001 - 6/30/2003

Fellowship

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI

8/1/2007 - 7/30/2008

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine
7/11/2003

American Board of Family Medicine (Subspecialty: Sports Medicine)
7/30/2008

American Board of Family Medicine
4/10/2013

Academic Information

My Department

Family Medicine

My Division

Sports Medicine

More About My Work

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

432 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.8 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.7 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.4 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.7 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

    Excellent.

  • Reviewed on Aug 02, 2020

    excellent

  • Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

    Dr. Walrod is the best.

  • Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

    I felt like I was an irritation and he did not seem to want to spend time there. maybe he was really busy, but regardless, I was uncomfortable.

  • Reviewed on Jul 09, 2020

    good

  • Reviewed on Jul 02, 2020

    All GOOD!

  • Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

    My provider took the time to listen to my questions and made suggestions on additional exercises.

  • Reviewed on Jun 05, 2020

    Dr Walrod is the beat Dr I have ever been to

  • Reviewed on May 25, 2020

    Very good. I had not seen Dr. Walrod in serveral years, and he remembered me and my condition.

  • Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

    Dr. Walrod is the best doctor ever to care for me.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Walrod has reported no relationships with companies or entities.