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


Sports-Specialized Intensive Training and the Risk of Injury in Young Athletes: A Clinical Case-Control StudyJayanthi,N. A.; LaBella,C. R.; Fischer,D.; Pasulka,J.; Dugas,L. R.The American Journal of Sports Medicine 2015 ; ( ):

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