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Lindsay Ramey, M.D.
Lindsay Ramey, M.D.

Lindsay Ramey, M.D.

  • Physical Medicine & Rehab
  • Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures


Lindsay Ramey, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She practices in the Orthopaedic, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation Clinic at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Las Colinas. Dr. Ramey specializes in individualized, nonoperative treatment of sports and musculoskeletal injuries.

Dr. Ramey earned her medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. She then received advanced training through a fellowship in sports and spine medicine at Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. 

Board certified in both sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Ramey joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017. 

She provides care for the full spectrum of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries. She believes that, “If you have a body, you are an athlete.” Her goal is to help every patient stay active and healthy and meet his or her own personal goals, whether it’s winning a gold medal or simply walking without pain. 

As a former dancer and current runner, Dr. Ramey understands the importance of sports and exercise in daily life and wants to help promote an active, healthy lifestyle for everyone. While she sees athletes of all types, she has a special interest in treating dancers, gymnasts, endurance runners, and adaptive sports athletes. She has also received specialized training in advanced ultrasound and regenerative strategies for the treatment of tendon and cartilage injuries, including platelet rich plasma. 

Dr. Ramey has trained under the pioneers of nonoperative sports medicine and has had the opportunity to care for many collegiate and professional athletic groups, including the Northwestern University Wildcats, the Joffrey Ballet, the Blue Man Group, and the Lookingglass Theatre. Since moving to Dallas, she has provided sports medicine care for a number of schools and local events, including UT Dallas, the Irving Tennis Classic (as Medical Director) and the Regional Dance America Southwest Festival. She also serves as the Co-Director of the UT Southwestern Adaptive Sports Coalition and as a medical delegate for the International Paralympic Committee. 

Her clinical and research interests include the treatment and prevention of tendinopathy, osteoarthritis, stress fractures, and bone health disorders. Her research on the recovery of bone stress injuries has been recognized nationally, including a feature as a spotlight author by the American Journal of Sports Medicine

She has received numerous awards, including the 2015 AMSSM Resident Scholarship Award, the 2017 Baskin Research Award, and the 2016 Harvard Medical School Public Service Award.

Dr. Ramey is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the North American Spine Society, the Spine Intervention Society, and the American College of Sports Medicine.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Virginia School of Medicine (2008-2012), Medicine
  • Fellowship - Northwestern University/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (2016-2017), Sports Medicine
  • Residency - Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (2013-2016), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Internship - Georgetown University/Inova Fairfax Hospital (2012-2013), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas (2017), Assistant Professor
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University (2016-2017), Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (2013-2016), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency
  • Georgetown University (2012-2013), Internship: Internal Medicine
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • University of Virginia (2004-2008), B.S. in Education
Honors & Awards
  • Baskin Research Award, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. 2016-2017, Award to acknowledge best fellow research
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Foundation Resident Scholarship Award 2015, Awarded annually to 5 exemplary trainees within any medical specialty studying sports medicine
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Best App Design Award 2015-2015
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Grand Hack, Second Place 2015, Awarded for the development of the highest rated medical innovative device, wearables track
  • Walter R. Frontera Outstanding Researcher Award, Harvard Medical School. 2015
  • Dean's Community Service Award, Harvard Medical School 2013-2016, Award to acknowledge commitment to community service
  • Partners in Excellence Award for Outstanding Service, Partners Healthcare. 2013-2016
  • Paul J. Corcoran Trainee Award of Excellence, Harvard Medical School06/2016. 2013-2016, Award for exemplary training and representation of the field of PM&R
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 2011-2017
Books & Publications
  • Adaptive Sports: Injury Epidemiology, Prevent and Treatment of Injury
  • Bone health and high risk stress fracture management
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound
  • Optimizing patient outcomes following musculoskeletal procedures

Clinical Focus

  • Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders

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