Sports Medicine Physician
Michael B. Potter, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board certified physician practicing Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine with a broad focus on the comprehensive needs of the patient. Dr. Potter joined TPMG Orthopedics in 2002 and is the current Director of TPMG Physical Therapy.
Dr. Potter earned his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Virginia and his medical degree at Texas A&M College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Riverside Regional Hospital through the Medical College of Virginia, and a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
In his clinical practice, Dr. Potter employs the use of invasive and non-invasive techniques. He also uses regenerative medicine therapies to include physical therapy, stem cell therapy, and platelet-rich plasma injections. This approach seeks to encourage and amplify the body’s inherent healing mechanisms offering non-surgical solutions to injury.
Dr. Potter enjoys working with athletes of all levels and has gained extensive Sports Medicine experience acting as team physician for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and as the current head team physician for the College of William & Mary, a position he has held since 2001. Dr. Potter also works with the Newport News and Williamsburg Public School System’s Athletic Departments as a consulting physician. He also served as the Sports Medicine Director for Bon Secours Health Systems of Hampton Roads from 2007-2009.
In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Potter lectures throughout the country on a variety of Sports Medicine topics and has been published in textbooks and peer-reviewed research journals. He is currently a Clinical Professor with Virginia Commonwealth University and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) working with osteopathic students, residents, and medical students.
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical Degree: Texas A&M College of Medicine
Residency: Family Practice, Medical College of Virginia
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Wake Forest University
Board Certified: Sports Medicine
HONORS & AWARDS
2020 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2020 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2018 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2017 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2016 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2015 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2011 Hampton Roads Magazine Readers' Choice "Top Doc"