Thomas Hospel, MD, MBA

Medical School: University of Wisconsin College of Medicine
Residency: Family and Community Medicine, St. Lukes Medical Center, Milwaukee
Fellowship: The Ohio State University Medical Center, Family Medicine

Dr. Hospel is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine physician passionate about helping athletes achieve general health, returning them to play after injury and assisting them in achieving maximal performance. Dr. Hospel has been practicing sports medicine in Dublin, Ohio since 1998.

Dr. Hospel has extensive experience in managing the health of athletes at all levels and ages. Dr. Hospel serves as the medical director of the PGA TOUR. He is the head primary care sports medicine physician for the Columbus Crew SC. He is a medical advisor to the National Basketball Association, United States Golf Association, Ladies Professional Golf Association and World Long Drive Competition. He is the head of the medical commission for the International Golf Federation. In this role he was the lead physician for providing medical coverage of the golf venue at the Olympic games in Rio 2016. In the community he volunteers his time as head physician of Dublin Jerome High School and is a board member of Ohio Premier Soccer Club.

Dr. Hospel has a special interest in facilitating athletes in competing on a level playing field. He was instrumental in crafting the very first Anti-Doping Program for professional golf. He continues to provide player education, oversight of Therapeutic Use Exemption, and medical consultation for the PGA TOUR. He is the NBA Coaches’ and Athletic Trainers Anti-Drug Program Medical Director. He is the medical director of the USGA, IGF, World of Outlaws and World Long Drive Competition Anti-Doping Programs. Finally, he is on the medical review board for the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

Dr. Hospel is a physician leader within OhioHealth. He is the chairman of the Musculoskeletal Division of OhioHealth and medical director of Max Sports Medicine.