Sports Medicine

Whitfield School supports all student-athletes on and off the field. It is the school's policy to provide access to an athletic trainer and team doctor who will work to prevent and rehabilitate athletes' injuries should they occur. Whitfield's training resources are provided through a partnership with Mercy Sports Medicine.

Charlie Weir, ATC, Whitfield’s Athletic Trainer, earned a bachelor of science in sports medicine/athletic training from Lenoir Rhyne College in 2001 and is board certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Charlie is employed by Mercy Sports Medicine which provides a high level of coordinated sports medical care, including trained sports medicine physicians, orthopedists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists and more.  For more information, visit: www.mercy.net/sportsmed

Please be aware, that Charlie is hearing impaired and the best methods of communication are via email or text to his cell phone. Charlie is a proficient lip reader, so when speaking with him, please face towards him so that he can better understand.

Charlie Weir, ATC
Athletic Trainer
Whitfield School
175 South Mason Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
Cell number (TEXT ONLY): 864-760-3089
Email: athletic.trainer@whitfieldschool.org

Dr. Jim Burke, M.D., Whitfield's team orthopedic physician, is an orthopedic surgeon in private practice at Orthopedic Associates. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, did his surgical internship at Loyola University in Chicago and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at St. Louis University. His interests include the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries. Dr. Burke has been affiliated with Whitfield for over many years and has greatly enjoyed helping the athletes, staff and families at Whitfield School.

Orthopedic Associates, LLC
Dr. Jim Burke
1050 Old Des Peres Rd
Suite 100
St. Louis, Missouri 63131
(314) 569-0612


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