Pediatric Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Team

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Brett Dusenberry, MD

Co-Director

Board certified pediatrician who completed a fellowship in non-operative sports medicine. Dr. Dusenberry’s interests include overuse injuries as well as general musculoskeletal conditions.

Fellowship: Lurie Children’s Hospital & Northwestern University

Residency: University of Oklahoma Medical Center

Medical School: University of Arizona

Arvind Balaji MD

Arvind Balaji, MD

Co-Director

Board Certified in general pediatrics with a fellowship in non-operative sports medicine. Dr. Balaji’s interests are in combat sports and preventative medicine.

Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Residency: Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Cindy Ong, MD

Jaden Bailey, PA

Alee Vladyka, ATC

Mo Mortazavi MD

Mo Mortazavi, MD

Ultrasound Guided Intervention Team

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Jon Minor, MD

Co-Director

Jon has become one of the leading experts and teachers in US-guided injection therapies, and currently is holding injection clinics at SPARCC while teaching in Portland, Or! As a former triathlete, Jon is passionate about delivering results to athletes when they need it most

Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital / Harvard University

Residency: Texas A&M

Medical School: Texas A&M

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James Dill, MD

Co-Director

James got his Sports Med fellowship at U of A after a combined Emergency Medicine and Sports Med residency also at U of A. SPARCC is lucky enough to have James join us, in between saving lives at TMC ER, to get our injured athletes back onto the field. Notably he is too busy to take a picture that fits the frame on this webpage.

Fellowship: University of Arizona

Residency: University Of Arizona

Medical School: LSU

Cindy Ong, MD

Leslie Streeter, FNP-C

Leslie Streeter, NP

Arvind Balaji, MD

Comprehensive Concussion & Long-Covid Care Team

Concussion management providers

Mo Mortazavi MD

Mo Mortazavi, MD

Co-Director

A dual board-certified pediatric sports medicine physician, Dr. Mortazavi developed the first dedicated pediatric sports medicine program in Tucson. Dr. Mo specializes in complex concussion care for all ages.

Fellowship: University of Colorado & Colorado Children's hospital

Residency: UC Davis

Medical School: UC Davis

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Leslie Streeter, NP

Co-Director

Board-certified nurse practitioner interested in prevention and treatment of concussions and musculoskeletal injuries as well as health issues affecting female athletes.

Nursing School: University of Arizona

Leila Samsam, NP

Brett Dusenberry, MD

Arvind Balaji, MD

Jaden Bailey, PA

Specialty providers

Tonya Polec, O.D., FCOVD, FNORA

Vision Therapy and Neuro-optometry

Kent Baker, MS, LPC

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Monica Pita, ATC

Therapy lead