Team Prep USA / Doctor MD
CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO
Chief Medical Officer for the United States Olympic Committe at the 2005 World University Games in Izmir, Turkey.
Team Physician of Team Prep USA and The U.S. Track Cycling Team, Athens Olympics
Dr. Gloria Beim is a Board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialty fellowship training in shoulder surgery, knee surgery, arthroscopy and sports medicine. Her clinic locations are in Gunnison, Mt. Crested Butte, and Telluride.
Dr. Beim began college at the age of 14. She earned her M.D. at the University of California at San Diego and her Orthopaedic credentials were earned at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital of Columbia Presbyterian University. She then completed her Sports Medicine knee and shoulder fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine. In addition to her practice, she is the physician for the United States Track Cycling Team, and a team physician for Western State Athletics. As a Sports Medicine Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, she was a team physician for the football, wrestling, and gymnastics teams.
Dr. Beim continues to be involved in studies of sports injury and prevention. Her involvement and interest in her specialties have earned her an appointment as a reviewer of the American Journal of Sports Medicine, and she is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. In addition to publishing in numerous professional journals and textbooks, she is the author of "The Female Athlete's Body Book". She has appeared as an authority in sports medicine in a number of TV newscasts including the Today Show.
Dr. Beim resides in Mt. Crested Butte with her husband Erik, daughter Skylar, and their three dogs. Her hobbies and interests include mountain biking, weight lifting, snow skiing, playing hockey, and horseback riding.
'Today Show' Interview of Gloria Beim on Female Athletes
You can find the interview on the front page under Links