Dawn Mattern, MD, FAMSSM is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine and a Fellow in the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. She sees active patients and competitive athletes from all over the region and oversees the Trinity Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers as they serve the extended community. She received her training first at the Center for Family Medicine in Minot and then completed a fellowship at the Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center. Upon graduation, she served as the Head Team Physician for the men’s hockey team at OSU. She returned to Minot in 2002, and has devoted her time to covering local sports teams, education of medical students, residents and MSU Athletic Training students, all while ensuring quality care and rehabilitation of her patients. She is also a volunteer team physician with the United States Olympic Committee, US Ski and Snowboard, and the Justin Boots Sports Medicine Team with the professional rodeo. Her clinical interests include concussions and exercise as medicine.
Orthopedics is a field of medicine that involves both surgical and nonsurgical approaches to treating a variety of musculoskeletal issues, such as sports injuries, joint pain and trauma.
Your first resource for healthcare, primary care is a medical specialty that provides comprehensive care, including disease prevention and screenings, diagnosis and treatment of many types of illness, lifestyle counseling and coordination with other healthcare specialties.
Sports medicine is a specialty devoted to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries related to sports, exercise and physical activity by recreational, amateur and professional athletes of all ages. Our multidisciplinary team includes primary care physicians, therapists and orthopedic surgeons trained in arthroscopic procedures of the hip and knee, including ACL reconstruction. Together they work to return patients to the activities they most enjoy.