Advisory Board

  • Daniel Latt, MD, PhD, FRCSC Daniel Latt, MD, PhD, FRCSC

    Dr. Latt is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Assistant Professor, and active researcher at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

    Dr. Latt earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed residency training in orthopaedic surgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He has fellowship training in sports medicine from Kaiser San Diego, and foot and ankle surgery from Duke University.

    Dr. Latt specializes in the care of athletic injuries of the shoulder, knee, ankle and foot. He is particularly interested in complex lower extremity reconstruction and realignment, cartilage injuries, patellofemoral disorders, degenerative disorders of tendon and arthroscopy of the ankle, knee and shoulder. He has a special interest in the treatment of ankle arthritis using total ankle replacement.

    In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Latt has a PhD in bioengineering. He has experience in both human movement analysis and joint biomechanics. His current research interests include the study of the dynamic alignment of the lower extremity as it relates to knee and hindfoot disease and to functional outcomes following lower extremity reconstruction.

    Dr. Latt is a Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, where he currently serves on the Research Committee and on the managerial board of the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Research Network. He is also on the editorial board of the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine.

  • Thomas Kaminski, PhD, ATC Thomas Kaminski, PhD, ATC, FNATA, FACSM, RFSA

    Thomas W. Kaminski, PhD, ATC, FNATA, FACSM, RFSA is currently Professor and Director of Athletic Training Education at the University of Delaware. He graduated from Marietta (Ohio) College with a BS degree in Sports Medicine in 1984, completed his MS degree in Exercise & Sport Science from the University of Arizona in 1985, and earned his PhD in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia in 1996.

    Tom has the distinct honor of holding fellowship status in the American College of Sports Medicine FACSM), National Athletic Trainers’ Association (FNATA), and the Research Consortium of the Society of Health and Physical Educators’ (SHAPE America) (RFSA). His peer-reviewed journal publications (100+) have appeared in many discipline specific journals including the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Athletic Training, Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, and the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is editor-in-chief of the SLACK, Inc. journal titled Athletic Training & Sports Health Care and serves on many editorial boards.

    He is a member of the Credentials Committee for the ACSM, Professional Development Committee of the NATA, and serves as the Educational Director for the Delaware Athletic Trainers’ Association (DATA). He is a co-founder of the International Ankle Consortium (IAC) and serves to plan the triennial International Ankle Symposium. In addition to his research interest with ankle instability, Dr. Kaminski is a leading expert on issues related to purposeful heading in soccer and maintains a database established in 1998 examining purposeful headers in interscholastic and intercollegiate soccer during this time. He and his colleague Dr. Thomas Buckley (University of Delaware) are co-PI’s on the landmark NCAA/DoD CARE Consortium project examining the natural history of concussion in intercollegiate sports at the University of Delaware.

  • Allen Richburg, MD, MS, FAAFP Allen Richburg, MD, MS, FAAFP

    Dr. Richburg is the Head Team Physician at the US Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista, CA. He is responsible for assisting America’s world-class athletes with the evaluation of new technology, performance data analysis and treatment approaches for injuries as well as enhanced training and recovery techniques.

    Dr. Richburg is also currently Assistant Clinical Professor, non salaried, UCSD School of Medicine, Director of Athletic Medicine and Clinical Instructor, San Diego State University, Medical Director of the Sorrento Valley office of San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center, and Team Physician of the San Diego Cycling Velodrome. He is Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Family Practice. Dr. Richburg received his MD and MS from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, completed his residency at Santa Monica UCLA Hospital and Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Stanford University affiliated San Diego Sports Medicine Program.

    His personal sports resume includes an All American All-Star Wrestling Team and competing in 3 NCAA National Wrestling Championships while at California State University, Fresno; United States Cycling Federation, Cat 1, Track Cat 2, with National Championship competition from 1990-2003, and a USCF Masters National Championship in 2001.

  • David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD

    Dr. Armstrong is Professor of Surgery (with Tenure) at The University of Arizona. Dr. Armstrong also holds a Master’s of Science in Tissue Repair and Wound Healing from the University Of Wales College Of Medicine and a PhD from the University Of Manchester College Of Medicine, where he was appointed Visiting Professor of Medicine. He also co-founded the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA).

    Dr. Armstrong has produced more than 400 peer-reviewed research papers in more than two dozen scholarly medical journals as well as over five dozen book chapters and is co-editor of the American Diabetes Association‘s(ADA) Clinical Care of the Diabetic Foot.

    Dr. Armstrong is past Chair of the Scientific Sessions for the ADA’s Foot Care Council, and a past member of the National Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association as well as a former commissioner with the Illinois State Diabetes Commission. He sits on the Infectious Disease Society of America’s Diabetic Foot Infection Advisory Committee. In 2011, he was appointed Chair of the World Diabetic Foot Commission of the FIP, representing clinicians from more than 30 nations. Dr. Armstrong is the founder and co-chair of the International Diabetic Foot Conference (DF-Con), the largest annual international symposium on the diabetic foot in the world.

  • Bryan C. Bomberg, MD Bryan C. Bomberg, MD

    Dr. Bomberg is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He is Director of Steamboat Orthopaedic Associates, P.C.

    He was head team physician, US Ski Team Nordic Combined, 1994-2002. He was an olympic team physician at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Other professional sports team experience includes: assistant team physician, New England Patriots 1987-1988; Boston Bruins, 1987-1988. While on active duty at the US Air Force Academy, Dr. Bomberg was Chief of Sports Medicine and Team Physician for the NCAA Falcon football and hockey teams, 1988-1990.

    Dr. Bomberg received his MD from the University of Colorado, then completed a four year residence at the Medical University of South Carolina. He was accepted for a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Harvard Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Bomberg is a member of the USOC Team Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the United States Air Force Society of Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society of Military Orthopaedics and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

  • Victor Bernhard, MD Victor Bernhard, MD

    Dr. Bernhard is a recognized expert in vascular reconstructive surgery and endovascular management of vascular disease. His bibliography lists 138 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals, more than 50 chapters in textbooks, and three editions of the book Complications in Vascular Surgery, which he co- authored and edited with Dr. Jonathan Towne. He has given over 60 presentations on the subjects of vascular reconstructive surgery and management of vascular disease. Dr. Bernhard is a member of the American Surgical Association, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the Central Surgical Association, the Western Surgical Society, and several regional vascular societies.

    Dr. Bernhard has been a professor at the Wisconsin Medical College, Stanford University Medical School, Temple University Medical School, the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine, and the University of Chicago. He has served as the Chief of Vascular Surgery at the University of Arizona and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Bernhard served as the Vice-President for Medical Affairs at Endovascular Tech, Inc. Dr. Bernhard received his MD and Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University.