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William Clancy, Jr., MD, PhD

Sports Medicine


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Dr. Clancy founded the Sports Medicine program at UW-Madison in 1974 and has made significant contributions to the field of sports medicine. He is the past president of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and developed the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction techniques now used by surgeons worldwide. His surgical patients have won more than 20 gold and silver medals in the Olympic Games and world championships and he has treated athletes in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, LPGA, PGA and World Cup soccer. Dr. Clancy was the team orthopedic physician for the U.S. hockey and ski teams as well as U.S. team physician at three Olympic Games.


David Goodspeed, MD

Orthopedic Trauma


Dr. Goodspeed is board certified in orthopedic surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and completed his orthopedic residency at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He completed his orthopedic trauma fellowship at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Prior to joining the department, Dr. Goodspeed spent 10 years in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at Pennsylvania State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.


Tamara A. Scerpella, MD

Sports Medicine


Dr. Scerpella is board certified in orthopedic surgery. She earned her medical degree from the University of Iowa, Iowa City and completed her orthopedic residency at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She completed her sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery fellowship at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore. Dr. Scerpella’s research interests include bone mineral accrual during childhood, bone mineral density, tibial stress fractures, medial tibial stress syndrome and functional outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Prior to joining the department, Dr. Scerpella spent 15 years at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse where she was head of the sports medicine division.


Tommy Yu, MD



Dr. Yu earned his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago and completed his internship at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge. He completed his residency at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital/University of Chicago. Dr. Yu specializes in general rehabilitation and spinal cord injury.


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