Steven Karageanes, DO, FAOASM is the medical director of sports medicine at St Joe’s Medical Group, St. Mary Mercy Hospital, and MercyElite Sports Performance in Livonia, Michigan. He is a past-president and fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine. He is one the first physicians in the United States to become certified in Performing Arts Medicine in 2016. He is a special consultant to the board of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, a founding member of Athletes and the Arts, and a member of the Performing Arts Medicine Association. He currently works with Wayne State University Department of Theater and Dance and Marygrove College, and has worked with performers from So You Think You Can Dance, Radio City Rockettes, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Finding Neverland, Pippin, and Cavalgia’s Odysseo.
Karageanes is currently a consultant to the NHLPA and served as head team physician of Wayne State University, team physician to the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Lions, and Detroit Demolition Women’s Football. He has served as Regional Assistant Dean of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and fellowship director at Henry Ford Hospital and Beaumont Oakwood Hospital. His textbook, “Principles of Manual Sports Medicine”, was published by Wolters Kluwer/Lippencott in 2005. He is starting work on a second edition. He has been named one of Hour Detroit Magazine’s Top Docs multiple years, most recently in 2016.