Washington University School of Medicine
After growing up and attending college in Iowa, Dr. Nathan Olafsen attended medical school at the University of Missouri. He then complete PM&R residency at the University of Washington, where is also served as chief resident. After residency, he completed Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Washington. After his training, he moved to St. Louis, where he is an assistant professor in the departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology. His serves as the Director of the Washington University PM&R Residency Musculoskeletal and Pain Medicine Curriculum, the Associate Director of Medical Student Education in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as well as the faculty sponsor and lead instructor for the Washington University PM&R Residency Program Ultrasound Club and first ever Washington University PM&R Student Interest Group. He specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative management of all musculoskeletal injuries, with special interests in tendon and joint disorders, sports-related injuries in runners and other endurance athletes as well as adaptive, overhead, and younger athletes.