Neeru Jayanthi
  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
General Orthopaedics, Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Arthritis - General Rehabilitation, Adolescent Health
Board Certifications
  • Family Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Family Medicine
Research Summary

Sports specialized training and growth in young athletes
Return to play functional progression in NCAA athletes


Risks of intense, specialized training and growth for injury in young athletes: a clinical evaluationJayanthi,N.; Dugas,L.; Fischer,D.; Pasulka,J.; Labella,C.British journal of sports medicine 2014 ;48(7):611

Racket sportsJayanthi,N.; Esser,S.Current Sports Medicine Reports 2013 ;12(5):329-336

Sports specialization in young athletes: evidence-based recommendationsJayanthi,N.; Pinkham,C.; Dugas,L.; Patrick,B.; Labella,C.Sports health 2013 ;5(3):251-257

Magnetic resonance arthrography of the upper extremityLomasney,L. M.; Choi,H.; Jayanthi,N.RADIOLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA 2013 ;51(2):227-237

The evaluation of injury risk and recovery in junior competitive tennis players.Jayanthi,N. A.; Robertson,T. C.; Dugas,L.; Luke,A.Journal of medicine and science in tennis 2010 ;15(2):12-15

Risk Factors for Medical Withdrawals in USTA Junior National PlayersJayanthi,N. A.; O'Boyle,J.; Durzao,R.Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach 2009 ;1(3):231-235

Fracture of the first sternocostal synchondrosis: an unusual injuryBrylka,D.; Iqbal,N.; Jayanthi,N.Loyola Orthopaedic Journal 2007 ;16( ):87-88

Tennis injuries: occurrence, aetiology, and preventionPluim,B. M.; Staal,J. B.; Windler,G. E.; Jayanthi,N.British journal of sports medicine 2006 ;40(5):415-423

Medical School
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • Rush University Medical Center/Illinois Masonic Family Practice Program, Family Medicine
  • Indiana University Medical Center/Methodist Sports Medicine Center, Family Medicine: Sports Medicine
  • Spanish
  • Tennis
  • Sports