Sports Medicine Team : Thomas M. Best, M.D., PhD

Thomas M. Best, M.D., PhD

Sports Medicine and Family Medicine Physician
Professor of Orthopaedics
UHealth Sports Medicine

Thomas Best, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified family medicine physician at UHealth Sports Medicine and a professor of orthopedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is also a research director at the Miller School of Medicine’s UHealth Sports Performance and Wellness Institute. At UHealth Sports Medicine, Dr. Best provides comprehensive patient care using the latest advancements in sports medicine. He earned his medical degree from Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Best’s career highlights include:

  • Clinical focus in sports injuries, prevention of injury and treatment of osteoarthritis
  • Board-certified in family medicine with a certificate of added qualifications (CAQ) in sports medicine
  • Completed his internship at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario
  • Completed his residency training in family medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Completed his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at Duke University
  • Team physician for the University of Miami Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Miami Marlins

Clinic Locations

University of Miami Hospital
1400 NW 12th Ave.
East Building
Suite 2
Miami, FL 33136

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center
5555 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33146