Dr. Rudy Navarro
Dr. Rudy Navarro
Dr. Rudy Navarro was raised in San Antonio and grew up around all sports. He eventually played football, lacrosse, basketball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, and track & field. He is a proud 1998 graduate of Central Catholic High School and the UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine.
Dr. Navarro is dual board-certified in Primary Care Sports Medicine and Family Medicine. He studied Clinical Laboratory Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. He subsequently graduated from the UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine and then completed Family Medicine residency training in Austin, Texas. He then spent one year of Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship traveling and caring for the University of New Mexico Lobos in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Dr. Navarro treats acute injuries and chronic sports medicine and Orthopedic conditions, including sports-related concussions, muscle injuries, tendon and ligaments strains, fractures, overuse injuries, chronic disease counseling, and exercise medicine. In addition, Dr. Navarro uses point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound to assist in the care of his patients. Dr. Navarro is proficient in the use of Orthobiologics and injection therapy for joint pain, chronic tendon, or ligament lesions. He has experience caring for athletes at all levels, from professionals to weekend warriors.
Dr. Navarro has published and presented nationally on topics including Sports-Related Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Death, head injuries in athletes, the Athletic Pre-Participation Examination, Performance-Enhancing Substances, and Female Athletic Injuries. Additionally, he has a continued interest in improving community health and fitness, and increasing healthcare opportunities for the underserved populations.
Dr. Navarro spends his free time with his family, learning about and trying new foods. As well, he unabashedly cheers for the Texas Longhorns, the Dallas Cowboys, and of course, the San Antonio Spurs.