Dr. Brand is a board-certified sports medicine physician. He provides complete non- operative care of sports and activity-related conditions of muscle, bone, joints and nervous system in the adult and adolescent. He specializes in guided diagnostic and therapeutic injections utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound, x-ray and electrodiagnostic medicine.
Dr. Brand has served as a Sports Medicine Doctor for the London Olympics and Paralympics, Boston Marathon and Head of the Charles Regatta and helped train 25 percent of the Australian Olympic Team in 2006. He has also provided sports medicine coverage to multiple teams at the high-school and collegiate levels.
Dr. Brand has multiple publications and presentations on sports medicine, recently speaking on rowing biomechanics at Harvard and The Mayo Clinic. He also served as a voice of the National Physical Activity Plan.
A former national champion rower at University of Washington and rower-turned-coach at University of Oxford, Dr. Brand sees himself as a “medical coach;” employing a holistic approach that emphasizes listening, individualized treatment, education and coordination of care with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists focused on injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. His goal is to help facilitate wellness, life-long activity and quality lifestyle.
Field of Study
University of Washington
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chief Resident
Harvard Medical School, Boston
American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Lifestyle Med, Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
A 5th gen Sound resident, I grew up playing football, basketball, soccer, wrestling, track, and sailing. Now I enjoy watersports, snowshoeing & flag football. Phi Beta Kappa in Comparative History of Ideas at UW, I also love learning about other cultures.