Naveed Shafi, MD
Board Certified and Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine
Specializing in Primary Care Sports Medicine, Neck and Back Pain, Traumatic Injury Rehabilitation
Dr. Naveed Shafi received his Board Certification in Sports Medicine in 2003 and has been practicing Sports Medicine and Non-surgical Orthopedics in South Florida ever since.
After earning his M.D., he completed his residency and board certification at the Cleveland Clinic, where he participated as one of the team physicians for the Florida Panthers NHL hockey team, Florida Bobcats professional arena football team, and the Miami Fusion MLS professional soccer team. In addition, his residency experience includes work with Texas Christian University, Southern Methodist University, the Special Olympics, and various high schools.
Dr. Shafi completed fellowship and board certification in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University of South Carolina, where he served as a team physician for the all 19 of the USC Fighting Gamecocks Division I athletic teams, the Capital City Bombers professional baseball team, the Columbia City Ballet, and several community sponsored road races. He has served as physician for several NCAA championship and Olympic Athletes as well.
He joined Kessler Lipman Orthopedics in 2006, after serving as Medical Director, Professor, and Head Team Physician for all 17 Florida Atlantic University teams. He brings to Kessler Lipman Orthopedics knowledge and expertise in neck, back, and hip pain assessment, traumatic injury rehabilitation, Platelet Rich Plasma use, manipulation under anesthesia, and non-surgical orthopedics. He is a certified Medical Review Officer, and is also certified in Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine. As a physician and a former certified personal trainer, Dr. Shafi enjoys all aspects of health and fitness in his professional and personal life, and is known by his patients and staff as a charismatic physician that devotes quality time to his patients.