Dr. Lisa Callahan
December 28, 2009 3:41 pm EST
Director, Player Care
- Dr. Lisa R. Callahan was named to the newly-created position of Director, Player Care in October 2004, and is in her third season overseeing the medical staffs of both the Knicks and WNBA Liberty.
- Co-founder and medical director of the Womens Sports Medicine Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, one of the nations top-rated orthopedic facilities... Extensive experience has included serving as a team physician for the NFL Giants, the WUSA New York Power, and at Stanford University and San Jose State University... In addition to Knicks duties, also serves as associate professor of clinical medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, as well as on the board of directors of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
- North Carolina native... Alumni Honors Scholar at East Carolina University, earning a Bachelors degree (magna cum laude) in 1983 and a Medical degree in 1987... Author of The Fitness Factor: Every Womans Key to a Lifetime of Health and Well-Being (Lyons Press, 2002)... Contributing editor and columnist for Self magazine... Avid skier, weightlifter and road and off-road cyclist...Dr. Callahan and her husband Mark live in Manhattan.