Meet the Connecticut College Sports Medicine Team

Connecticut College's Sports Medicine Team Consists of Certified Athletic Trainers, Team Physicians, and athletic training student aides.

Tour the Sports Medicine Facility

The Connecticut College Sports Medicine Facility offers numerous treatment and rehabilitation modalities to provide first class health care services to all student-athletes.

Information for Student-Athletes and Parents

Facility Hours, Service Policy, Clearance Procedures, Insurance Information and more.

Information for Visiting Teams

Visiting Certified Athletic Trainers may utilize any of our modalities, and we will be happy to assist teams traveling without an Athletic Trainer with their taping and wrapping needs.

Concussion Information

Athletic trainers are on the front lines in combating concussions, and are often the most experienced practitioner in regards to sports related head injuries.


Connecticut College is committed to the development of a safe intercollegiate athletics program by protecting the health and well being of its student-athletes, as well as by providing a safe sport environment. The NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook developed by the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports and the National Athletic Trainers Association’s Policy Statements are used as a guide in establishing recommendations and procedures for preventing and managing athletic related injuries at Connecticut College.

Hartford HealthCare athletic trainers and physicians serve the College’s student athletes, providing access to a network of orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, concussion experts, and cardiologists—along with sports neurology services at HHC’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute. Consultants in sports nutrition, sports psychology, and athletic performance screening are also available.

Connecticut College's Sports Medicine team practices under the direction of team physician, Nimit Patel, MD. The evaluation and care of athletic injuries and medical conditions is based on standing orders that have been established between the team physicians and Connecticut College Sports Medicine.

Sports Medicine Services Are Provided for:
1. Connecticut College Varsity Intercollegiate Student-Athletes.
2. Visiting Intercollegiate teams scheduled to participate at Connecticut College.