Andrew W. Gottschalk, MD

Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine

Andrew W. Gottschalk, M.D. trained in sports medicine at both Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic. His extensive experience includes treating athletes of all levels of competition, including those in the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA Division I.

As Ochsner’s Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine, Dr. Gottschalk serves as Head Medical Team Physician for the NBA New Orleans Pelicans. Dr. Gottschalk is a member of the NBA’s Board of Athlete Health and is involved in several other sports medicine associations and initiatives. Dr. Gottschalk is also an avid writer, his multiple publication projects include his regular newspaper column, “The Sports Medicine Doctor.” Dr. Gottschalk is the current Musculoskeletal Health Editor for the medical journal Evidence-Based Practice

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Internship

Mayo Clinic - Family Medicine

Residency

Mayo Clinic - Family Medicine

Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic - Primary Care Sports Medicine

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