Albert C. Hergenroeder, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Dr. Hergenroeder attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, completed his pediatric residency at Duke University and his sports medicine and adolescent medicine fellowships at the University of Washington. He is board-certified in sports medicine, adolescent medicine, and pediatrics and has been a team physician for over 28 years. He continues to provide training room coverage at both the high school and collegiate levels. Dr. Hergenroeder is responsible for the inception of the Sports Medicine Program and the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine. He is the author of over 75 sports medicine articles and chapters, along with instructional videos on musculoskeletal examination. He received the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (COSMF) 2012 Thomas E. Shaffer, MD, FAAP, Award. Dr. Hergenroeder’s goal is to provide the best care to young athletes in an interdisciplinary way. This means sports medicine, physical therapy, and sports nutrition working together on behalf of the patient to diagnose and treat their sports medicine problems and enhance their athletic performance. His research addresses the improvement of bone health in adolescent females through exercise and dietary education in the school setting as well as the treatment of patients with eating disorders and obesity.