Jonathan Finnoff, DO, FACSM
Clinical Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Medical School:
  • DO, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (1995)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1991)
Residency:
  • University of Utah Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1999)
Fellowships:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Sports Medicine (2000)
Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Professional Titles

  • Chief Medical Officer, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee

Recognition & Awards

  • CEO Recognition Award, USA Track and Field (2021)
    Awarded for outstanding service to USA Track and Field.
  • PASSOR Legacy Award, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2021)
    Recognizes an individual in mid career that has advanced musculoskeletal physiatry through clinical care, education, service or scholarship (research).
  • J. Leland Sosman Award, United States Ski and Snowboard Association (2021)
    Awarded in recognition of exemplary service to the United States Ski and Snowboard Association
  • Course of the Year Award for the 8th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review Course, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (2020)
    Awarded to the best Mayo Clinic course for the given year.
  • Most Valuable Section Editor, Current Sports Medicine Reports (2019)
    Awarded by the Editor in Chief of CSMR to the best Section Editor.
  • Academy of Educational Excellence Fellow, Mayo Clinic (2019)
    Awarded to exceptional Mayo Clinic educators.
  • Excellence in Quality Award, Mayo Clinic (2018)
    Awarded to Mayo Clinic physicians who deliver the highest quality of care.
  • Course of the Year Award for the 5th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review Course, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (2017)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Exchange Lecturer for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, AAPMR (2017)
  • Resident Research Mentor Award, Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2013)
  • Ernest W. Johnson Excellence in Research Writing Award, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2011)
  • PM&R Residents Appreciation Award, Mayo Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program (2011)
  • Teacher of the Year, Mayo Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2009)
  • Teacher of the Year, Mayo Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2008)
  • Mark P Scott Memorial Resident Award, University of Utah Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1999)
  • Academic Honors, Psi Sigma Alpha National Osteopathic Honor Scholastic Honor Society (1995)

Publications

  • Kuwabara AM, Tenforde AS, Finnoff JT, Fredericson M. Iron deficiency in athletes: A narrative review. PM R. 2022 May;14(5):620-642. PubMed PMID: 35100494
  • Johnson SE, Finnoff JT, Amrami KK, Jelsing EJ. Radiological Prevalence of Popliteal Artery Entrapment in Individuals With Anterior Leg Compartment Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome. Clin J Sport Med. 2022 Mar 1;32(2):e160-e164. PubMed PMID: 32941383
  • Hall MM, Allen GM, Allison S, Craig J, DeAngelis JP, Delzell PB, Finnoff JT, Frank RM, Gupta A, Hoffman D, Jacobson JA, Narouze S, Nazarian L, Onishi K, Ray JW, Sconfienza LM, Smith J, Tagliafico A. Recommended musculoskeletal and sports ultrasound terminology: a Delphi-based consensus statement. Br J Sports Med. 2022 Mar;56(6):310-319. PubMed PMID: 35110328
  • Shapiro SA, Finnoff JT, Awan TM, Borg-Stein JP, Harmon KG, Herman DC, Malanga G, Master Z, Mautner K. Highlights from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement on responsible use of regenerative medicine and orthobiologics in sports medicine. Br J Sports Med. 2022 Feb;56(3):121-122. PubMed PMID: 34719428
  • Hall MM, Bernhardt D, Finnoff JT, Hoffman D, Hrubes M, Mautner K, Rao A, Ray JW, Smith J, Waterbrook A. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine sports ultrasound curriculum for sports medicine fellowships. Br J Sports Med. 2022 Feb;56(3):127-137. PubMed PMID: 33967025
  • Nabhan D, Taylor D, Finnoff JT. Painting the portrait of athlete health: a call for interconnected health information systems. Br J Sports Med. 2021 Sep;55(17):945-946. PubMed PMID: 33741548
  • Finnoff JT, Awan TM, Borg-Stein J, Harmon KG, Herman DC, Malanga GA, Master Z, Mautner KR, Shapiro SA. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement: Principles for the Responsible Use of Regenerative Medicine in Sports Medicine. Clin J Sport Med. 2021 Nov 1;31(6):530-541. PubMed PMID: 34704973
  • Reisner JH, Franco JM, Hollman JH, Johnson AC, Sellon JL, Finnoff JT. The Difference in Medial Meniscal Extrusion between Non-Weight-Bearing and Weight-Bearing Positions in People with and without Medial Compartment Knee Osteoarthritis. PM R. 2021 May;13(5):470-478. PubMed PMID: 32652849
  • Willick SE, Ehn M, Teramoto M, Klatt JWB, Finnoff JT, Saad K, Cushman DM. The National Interscholastic Cycling Association Mountain Biking Injury Surveillance System: 40,000 Student-Athlete-Years of Data. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2021 Jun 1;20(6):291-297. PubMed PMID: 34099606
  • Shah AB, Nabhan D, Chapman R, Chiampas G, Drezner J, Olin JT, Taylor D, Finnoff JT, Baggish AL. Resumption of Sport at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Sports Health. 2021 Jul-Aug;13(4):359-363. PubMed PMID: 33709838
  • Hall MM, Bernhardt DT, Finnoff JT, Hoffman DF, Hrubes MR, Mautner KR, Rao AL, Ray JW, Smith J, Waterbrook AL. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Sports Ultrasound Curriculum for Sports Medicine Fellowships. Clin J Sport Med. 2021 Jul 1;31(4):e176-e187. PubMed PMID: 33958521
  • Reisner JH, Noble-Taylor KE, Cummings NM, Lachman N, Finnoff JT. Ultrasound-Guided Fasciotomies of the Deep and Superficial Posterior Leg Compartments for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: A Cadaveric Investigation. PM R. 2021 Aug;13(8):862-869. PubMed PMID: 32844578
  • Johnson WO, Sellon JL, Moore BJ, Levy BA, Lachman N, Finnoff JT. Ultrasound-Guided Iliopsoas Tendon Release: A Cadaveric Investigation. PM R. 2021 Apr;13(4):397-404. PubMed PMID: 32506581
  • Pender SC, Smith AM, Finnoff JT, Huston J 3rd, Stuart MJ. Concussions in Ice Hockey - Moving Toward Objective Diagnoses and Point-of-care Treatment: A Review. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2020 Sep;19(9):380-386. PubMed PMID: 32925378
  • Finnoff JT, Orbelo DM, Ekbom DC. Can Ultrasound Identify Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement? A Pilot Study. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 Sep;30(5):e120-e123. PubMed PMID: 30095506
  • McInnis KC, Chen ET, Finnoff JT, Roh EY, Borg Stein J. Orthobiologics for the Hip Region: A Narrative Review. PM R. 2020 Oct;12(10):1045-1054. PubMed PMID: 31953917
  • Boettcher BJ, Hollman JH, Stuart MJ, Finnoff JT. Ultrasound-Guided Cutting Wire Release of the Posterior Iliotibial Band: A Feasibility Study. PM R. 2020 Nov;12(11):1113-1119. PubMed PMID: 32030905
  • Finnoff JT, Johnson W. Ultrasound-Guided Fasciotomy for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: A Case Report. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 Nov;30(6):e231-e233. PubMed PMID: 31688084
  • Luetmer MT, Boettcher BJ, Franco JM, Reisner JH, Cheville AL, Finnoff JT. Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: A Retrospective Population-based Study. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2020 Mar;52(3):608-615. PubMed PMID: 31652234
  • Reisner JH, Franco JM, Hollman JH, Johnson AC, Sellon JL, Finnoff JT. Ultrasound Assessment of Weight-Bearing and Non-Weight-Bearing Meniscal Extrusion: A Reliability Study. PM R. 2020 Jan;12(1):26-35. PubMed PMID: 31062914
  • Boettcher BJ, Finnoff JT. Ultrasound-Guided Cubital Tunnel Decompression in a Collegiate Swimmer: A Case Report. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 Jan;30(1):e15-e17. PubMed PMID: 30300144
  • Krych AJ, Bernard CD, Leland DP, Camp CL, Johnson AC, Finnoff JT, Stuart MJ. Isolated meniscus extrusion associated with meniscotibial ligament abnormality. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2020 Nov;28(11):3599-3605. PubMed PMID: 31332493
  • Finnoff JT, Orbelo DM, Ekbom DC. Identification of Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement with Diagnostic Ultrasound: Confirmation with Video Laryngoscopy. PM R. 2020 Apr;12(4):425-427. PubMed PMID: 31411819
  • Baumgartner J, Gusmer R, Hollman J, Finnoff JT. Increased stride-rate in runners following an independent retraining program: A randomized controlled trial. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2019 Nov;29(11):1789-1796. PubMed PMID: 31264286
  • Boettcher BJ, Hollman JH, Payne JM, Johnson AC, Finnoff JT. Can a Brief Training Session Prepare Physician Sonographers of Differing Experience to Measure the Ischiofemoral Space? A Reliability Study. PM R. 2019 Feb;11(2):142-149. PubMed PMID: 29964210
  • Boettcher BJ, Hollman JH, Stuart MJ, Finnoff JT. Ultrasound-Guided Cutting Wire Release of the Proximal Adductor Longus Tendon: A Feasibility Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Aug;7(8):2325967119866010. PubMed PMID: 31489333
  • Hubbard R, Stringer G, Peterson K, Vaz Carneiro MRF, Finnoff JT, Savica R. The King-Devick test in mixed martial arts: the immediate consequences of knock-outs, technical knock-outs, and chokes on brain functions. Brain Inj. 2019;33(3):349-354. PubMed PMID: 30507317
  • Laker SR, Greiss C, Finnoff JT, Singh JR. Football Participation and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. PM R. 2018 Jun;10(6):655-660. PubMed PMID: 29908611
  • Woods R, Wisniewski SJ, Lueders DR, Pittelkow TP, Larson DR, Finnoff JT. Can Ultrasound Be Used to Improve the Palpation Skills of Physicians in Training? A Prospective Study. PM R. 2018 Jul;10(7):730-737. PubMed PMID: 29225162
  • Smith AM, Stuart MJ, Roberts WO, Dodick DW, Finnoff JT, Jorgensen JK, Krause DA. Concussion in Ice Hockey: Current Gaps and Future Directions in an Objective Diagnosis. Clin J Sport Med. 2017 Sep;27(5):503-509. PubMed PMID: 28079758
  • Lueders DR, Sellon JL, Smith J, Finnoff JT. Ultrasound-Guided Fasciotomy for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: A Cadaveric Investigation. PM R. 2017 Jul;9(7):683-690. PubMed PMID: 27639651
  • Garlanger KL, Jelsing EJ, Finnoff JT. External Iliac Artery Vasospasm in an Elite Female Runner. Sports Health. 2017 Jan Feb;9(1):87-90. PubMed PMID: 27760845
  • Johnson AC, Hollman JH, Howe BM, Finnoff JT. Variability of ischiofemoral space dimensions with changes in hip flexion: an MRI study. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Jan;46(1):59-64. PubMed PMID: 27738747
  • Finnoff JT, Johnson AC, Hollman JH. Can Ultrasound Accurately Assess Ischiofemoral Space Dimensions? A Validation Study. PM R. 2017 Apr;9(4):392-397. PubMed PMID: 27418573
  • Finnoff JT, Ray J, Corrado G, Kerkhof D, Hill J. Sports Ultrasound: Applications Beyond the Musculoskeletal System. Sports Health. 2016 Sep;8(5):412-7. PubMed PMID: 27519599
  • Harmon KG, Drezner JA, O'Connor FG, Asplund C, Finnoff JT. Should Electrocardiograms Be Part of the Preparticipation Physical Examination?. PM R. 2016 Mar;8(3 Suppl):S24-35. PubMed PMID: 26972265
  • Finnoff JT. The Evolution of Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound in Sports Medicine. PM R. 2016 Mar;8(3 Suppl):S133-8. PubMed PMID: 26972262
  • Finnoff JT, Rajasekaran S. Ultrasound-Guided, Percutaneous Needle Fascial Fenestration for the Treatment of Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: A Case Report. PM R. 2016 Mar;8(3):286-90. PubMed PMID: 26344477
  • Meadows JR, Diesselhorst MM, Finnoff JT, Swanson BL, Swanson KE. Clinical and Sonographic Evaluation of Bicortical Button for Proximal Biceps Tenodesis. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Jul-Aug;45(5):E283-9. PubMed PMID: 27552466
  • Rajasekaran S, Finnoff JT. The arcTOA Technique for Out-of-Plane Ultrasound-Guided Injections. PM R. 2016 Jul;8(7):713-5. PubMed PMID: 26791427
  • Cesmebasi A, Spinner RJ, Smith J, Bannar SM, Finnoff JT. Role of Sonography in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Peroneal Neuropathy Secondary to Fabellae. J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Feb;35(2):441-7. PubMed PMID: 26782165
  • Rajasekaran S, Finnoff JT. Exertional Leg Pain. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2016 Feb;27(1):91-119. PubMed PMID: 26616179
  • Rajasekaran S, Hall MM, Finnoff JT. An Introduction to Recording, Editing, and Streaming Picture-in-Picture Ultrasound Videos. PM R. 2016 Aug;8(8):817-20. PubMed PMID: 27543992
  • Finnoff JT, Bond JR, Collins MS, Sellon JL, Hollman JH, Wempe MK, Smith J. Variability of the Ischiofemoral Space Relative to Femur Position: An Ultrasound Study. PM R. 2015 Sep;7(9):930-937. PubMed PMID: 25772723
  • Hall MM, Finnoff JT, Sayeed YA, Smith J. Sonographic Evaluation of the Plantar Heel in Asymptomatic Endurance Runners. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Oct;34(10):1861-71. PubMed PMID: 26362149
  • Finnoff JT, Berkoff D, Brennan F, DiFiori J, Hall MM, Harmon K, Lavallee M, Martin S, Smith J, Stovak M. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine recommended sports ultrasound curriculum for sports medicine fellowships. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Jan;25(1):23-9. PubMed PMID: 25536482
  • Finnoff JT, Hall MM, Adams E, Berkoff D, Concoff AL, Dexter W, Smith J. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement: interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound in sports medicine. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Jan;25(1):6-22. PubMed PMID: 25536481
  • Finnoff JT, Berkoff D, Brennan F, DiFiori J, Hall MM, Harmon K, Lavallee M, Martin S, Smith J, Stovak M. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) recommended sports ultrasound curriculum for sports medicine fellowships. PM R. 2015 Feb;7(2):e1-e11. PubMed PMID: 25708354
  • Finnoff JT, Hall MM, Adams E, Berkoff D, Concoff AL, Dexter W, Smith J. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) position statement: interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound in sports medicine. PM R. 2015 Feb;7(2):151-68.e12. PubMed PMID: 25708351
  • Finnoff JT, Berkoff D, Brennan F, DiFiori J, Hall MM, Harmon K, Lavallee M, Martin S, Smith J, Stovak M. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine recommended sports ultrasound curriculum for sports medicine fellowships. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Feb;49(3):145-50. PubMed PMID: 25361787
  • Finnoff JT, Hall MM, Adams E, Berkoff D, Concoff AL, Dexter W, Smith J. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) position statement: interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound in sports medicine. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Feb;49(3):145-50. PubMed PMID: 25330777
  • Finnoff JT, Costouros JG, Kennedy DJ. Is ultrasound guidance needed for shoulder injections?. PM R. 2015 Apr;7(4):435-42. PubMed PMID: 25890640
  • Meadows JR, Finnoff JT. Lower extremity nerve entrapments in athletes. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2014 Sep-Oct;13(5):299-306. PubMed PMID: 25211617
  • Rajasekaran S, Shan RL, Finnoff JT. Honorary authorship: frequency and associated factors in physical medicine and rehabilitation research articles. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Mar;95(3):418-28. PubMed PMID: 24215989
  • Wisniewski SJ, Hurdle M, Erickson JM, Finnoff JT, Smith J. Ultrasound-guided ischial bursa injection: technique and positioning considerations. PM R. 2014 Jan;6(1):56-60. PubMed PMID: 24001885
  • Jelsing EJ, Maida E, Finnoff JT, Smith J. The source of fluid deep to the iliotibial band: documentation of a potential intra-articular source. PM R. 2014 Feb;6(2):134-8; quiz 138. PubMed PMID: 23978465
  • Ringler MD, Litwiller DV, Felmlee JP, Shahid KR, Finnoff JT, Carter RE, Amrami KK. MRI accurately detects chronic exertional compartment syndrome: a validation study. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Mar;42(3):385-92. PubMed PMID: 22790836
  • Finnoff JT. Comments from Gen X. PM R. 2013 Jul;5(7):604-5. PubMed PMID: 23880045
  • Jelsing EJ, Finnoff JT, Cheville AL, Levy BA, Smith J. Sonographic evaluation of the iliotibial band at the lateral femoral epicondyle: does the iliotibial band move?. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Jul;32(7):1199-206. PubMed PMID: 23804342
  • Rajasekaran S, Finnoff JT. An innovative technique for recording picture-in-picture ultrasound videos. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Aug;32(8):1493-7. PubMed PMID: 23887962
  • Finnoff JT. Preventive exercise in sports. PM R. 2012 Nov;4(11):862-6. PubMed PMID: 23174551
  • Rajasekaran S, Kvinlaug K, Finnoff JT. Exertional leg pain in the athlete. PM R. 2012 Dec;4(12):985-1000. PubMed PMID: 23245661
  • Smith J, Rizzo M, Finnoff JT, Sayeed YA, Michaud J, Martinoli C. Sonographic appearance of the posterior interosseous nerve at the wrist. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Sep;30(9):1233-9. PubMed PMID: 21876094
  • Finnoff JT, Hall MM, Kyle K, Krause DA, Lai J, Smith J. Hip strength and knee pain in high school runners: a prospective study. PM R. 2011 Sep;3(9):792-801. PubMed PMID: 21821478
  • Peck E, Finnoff JT, Smith J, Curtiss H, Muir J, Hollman JH. Accuracy of palpation-guided and ultrasound-guided needle tip placement into the deep and superficial posterior leg compartments. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Sep;39(9):1968-74. PubMed PMID: 21617254
  • Finnoff JT, Jelsing EJ, Smith J. Biomarkers, genetics, and risk factors for concussion. PM R. 2011 Oct;3(10 Suppl 2):S452-9. PubMed PMID: 22035689
  • Finnoff JT, Fowler SP, Lai JK, Santrach PJ, Willis EA, Sayeed YA, Smith J. Treatment of chronic tendinopathy with ultrasound-guided needle tenotomy and platelet-rich plasma injection. PM R. 2011 Oct;3(10):900-11. PubMed PMID: 21872551
  • Smith J, Rizzo M, Sayeed YA, Finnoff JT. Sonographically guided distal radioulnar joint injection: technique and validation in a cadaveric model. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Nov;30(11):1587-92. PubMed PMID: 22039032
  • Smith J, Brault JS, Rizzo M, Sayeed YA, Finnoff JT. Accuracy of sonographically guided and palpation guided scaphotrapeziotrapezoid joint injections. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Nov;30(11):1509-15. PubMed PMID: 22039023
  • Gazzillo GP, Finnoff JT, Hall MM, Sayeed YA, Smith J. Accuracy of palpating the long head of the biceps tendon: an ultrasonographic study. PM R. 2011 Nov;3(11):1035-40. PubMed PMID: 21705296
  • Sayeed Y, Finnoff JT, Pawlina W, Smith J. Atypical anomalous peroneal (fibularis) tendon: potential pitfall in musculoskeletal sonography. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 May;30(5):710-3. PubMed PMID: 21527622
  • Curtiss HM, Finnoff JT, Peck E, Hollman J, Muir J, Smith J. Accuracy of ultrasound-guided and palpation-guided knee injections by an experienced and less-experienced injector using a superolateral approach: a cadaveric study. PM R. 2011 Jun;3(6):507-15. PubMed PMID: 21665162
  • Smith AM, Stuart MJ, Greenwald RM, Benson BW, Dodick DW, Emery CA, Finnoff JT, Mihalik JP, Roberts WO, Sullivan CA, Meeuwisse WH. Proceedings from the ice hockey summit on concussion: a call to action. Clin J Sport Med. 2011 Jul;21(4):281-7. PubMed PMID: 21847809
  • Smith AM, Stuart MJ, Greenwald RM, Benson BW, Dodick DW, Emery C, Finnoff JT, Mihalik JP, Roberts WO, Sullivan CA, Meeuwisse WH. Proceedings from the Ice Hockey Summit on concussion: a call to action. PM R. 2011 Jul;3(7):605-12. PubMed PMID: 21777858
  • Muir JJ, Curtiss HM, Hollman J, Smith J, Finnoff JT. The accuracy of ultrasound-guided and palpation-guided peroneal tendon sheath injections. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Jul;90(7):564-71. PubMed PMID: 21765275
  • Smith AM, Stuart MJ, Greenwald RM, Benson BW, Dodick DW, Emery C, Finnoff JT, Mihalik JP, Roberts WO, Sullivan CA, Meeuwisse WH. Proceedings from the Ice Hockey Summit on Concussion: a call to action. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2011 Jul;10(4):241-7. PubMed PMID: 23531900
  • Hall MM, Finnoff JT, Smith J. Musculoskeletal complications of fluoroquinolones: guidelines and precautions for usage in the athletic population. PM R. 2011 Feb;3(2):132-42. PubMed PMID: 21333952
  • Smith J, Sayeed YA, Finnoff JT, Levy BA, Martinoli C. The bifurcating distal biceps femoris tendon: potential pitfall in musculoskeletal sonography. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Aug;30(8):1162-6. PubMed PMID: 21795497
  • Smith AM, Stuart MJ, Greenwald RM, Benson BW, Dodick DW, Emery C, Finnoff JT, Mihalik JP, Roberts WO, Sullivan CA, Meeuwisse WH. Proceedings from the Ice Hockey Summit on Concussion: a call to action. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Aug;90(8):694-703. PubMed PMID: 21765281
  • Finnoff JT, Henning PT, Cederholm SK, Hollman JH. Accuracy of medial foot compartment pressure testing: a comparison of two techniques. Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Nov;31(11):1001-5. PubMed PMID: 21189194
  • Smith J, Finnoff JT, O'Driscoll SW, Lai JK. Sonographic evaluation of the distal biceps tendon using a medial approach: the pronator window. J Ultrasound Med. 2010 May;29(5):861-5. PubMed PMID: 20427803
  • Smith J, Finnoff JT, Levy BA, Lai JK. Sonographically guided proximal tibiofibular joint injection: technique and accuracy. J Ultrasound Med. 2010 May;29(5):783-9. PubMed PMID: 20427791
  • Smith J, Finnoff JT, Santaella-Sante B, Henning T, Levy BA, Lai JK. Sonographically guided popliteus tendon sheath injection: techniques and accuracy. J Ultrasound Med. 2010 May;29(5):775-82. PubMed PMID: 20427790
  • Peck E, Finnoff JT, Smith J. Neuropathies in runners. Clin Sports Med. 2010 Jul;29(3):437-57. PubMed PMID: 20610032
  • Finnoff JT, Smith J, Nutz DJ, Grogg BE. A musculoskeletal ultrasound course for physical medicine and rehabilitation residents. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Jan;89(1):56-69. PubMed PMID: 19884807
  • Finnoff JT, Smith J, Peck ER. Ultrasonography of the shoulder. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2010 Aug;21(3):481-507. PubMed PMID: 20797546
  • Finnoff JT, Thompson JM, Collins M, Dahm D. Subcoracoid bursitis as an unusual cause of painful anterior shoulder snapping in a weight lifter. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Aug;38(8):1687-92. PubMed PMID: 20543147
  • Finnoff JT, Nutz DJ, Henning PT, Hollman JH, Smith J. Accuracy of ultrasound-guided versus unguided pes anserinus bursa injections. PM R. 2010 Aug;2(8):732-9. PubMed PMID: 20598959
  • Finnoff JT, Chimes GP, Murray TH. Performance-enhancing drugs. PM R. 2010 Apr;2(4):285-93. PubMed PMID: 20430331
  • Henning T, Finnoff JT, Smith J. Sonographically guided posterior subtalar joint injections: anatomic study and validation of 3 approaches. PM R. 2009 Oct;1(10):925-31. PubMed PMID: 19854421
  • Smith J, Finnoff JT, Henning PT, Turner NS. Accuracy of sonographically guided posterior subtalar joint injections: comparison of 3 techniques. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Nov;28(11):1549-57. PubMed PMID: 19854970
  • Finnoff JT, Willick S, Akau CK, Harrast MA, Storm SA. Sports and performing arts medicine: 6. Tendinopathy. PM R. 2009 Mar;1(3 Suppl):S83-7. PubMed PMID: 19627978
  • Willick S, Akau CK, Harrast MA, Storm SA, Finnoff JT. Sports and performing arts medicine: 5. Special populations. PM R. 2009 Mar;1(3 Suppl):S78-82. PubMed PMID: 19627977
  • Finnoff JT, Willick S, Akau CK, Harrast MA, Storm SA. Sports and performing arts medicine: 4. Events coverage. PM R. 2009 Mar;1(3 Suppl):S73-7. PubMed PMID: 19627976
  • Storm SA, Finnoff JT, Willick S, Akau CK, Harrast MA. Sports and performing arts medicine: 3. Spine and neurologic injuries. PM R. 2009 Mar;1(3 Suppl):S67-72. PubMed PMID: 19627975
  • Harrast MA, Storm SA, Finnoff JT, Willick S, Akau CK. Sports and performing arts medicine: 2. Lower extremity injuries. PM R. 2009 Mar;1(3 Suppl):S60-6. PubMed PMID: 19627974
  • Akau CK, Harrast MA, Storm SA, Finnoff JT, Willick S. Sports and performing arts medicine: 1. Upper extremity injuries. PM R. 2009 Mar;1(3 Suppl):S51-9. PubMed PMID: 19627973
  • Smith J, Finnoff JT. Diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound: part 1. Fundamentals. PM R. 2009 Jan;1(1):64-75. PubMed PMID: 19627875
  • Finnoff JT, Peterson VJ, Hollman JH, Smith J. Intrarater and interrater reliability of the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS). PM R. 2009 Jan;1(1):50-4. PubMed PMID: 19627872
  • Smith J, Finnoff JT. Diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound: part 2. Clinical applications. PM R. 2009 Feb;1(2):162-77. PubMed PMID: 19627890
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fellow Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Fellow Member
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Fellow Member

Practice Locations

CU Medicine Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - UCHealth Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver
175 Inverness Drive West
Suite 200
Englewood, CO 80112
303-694-3333

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Sports Medicine, Board Certification
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include the non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions, advanced diagnostic and interventional ultrasound procedures, regenerative medicine, and the evaluation and management of exertional leg pain in athletes.

Care Philosophy
As Chief Medical Officer of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Colorado, I strive to provide world-class, comprehensive sports medicine care to athletes of all ages and abilities.

Personal Interests
I am a native Coloradan. I have a wife, daughter, two dogs (Newfoundland and Bernese Mountain Dog) and a cat. I enjoy skiing, mountain biking, trail running, rock climbing, kayaking, backpacking, etc. If it is a Colorado outdoor activity, I probably do it and love it.

Volunteer Activities
I volunteer to cover sports medicine events and the community and elite levels.

Public Speaking
Yes
I enjoy giving presentations on sports medicine topics, medical coverage of elite sports events (e.g., Olympic and Paralympic Games), and leadership.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • DO, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (1995)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1991)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Utah Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1999)
Fellowships:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Sports Medicine (2000)
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