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Stephen W. Dailey Jr., MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Orthopaedic Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: The Ohio State University (Primary Care Sports Medicine)
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati (Emergency Medicine)
  • Medical Degree: Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Bachelor's Degree: Miami University Oxford (Zoology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Emergency Medicine (Certification Date: 1994-11-28) - (Recertification Date: 2016-01-01)
American Board of Emergency Medicine (Sports Medicine) (Certification Date: 1995-07-14) - (Recertification Date: 2018-01-01)


Emergency Medicine
Sports Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Primary Medicine

Clinical Interests


Sports Medicine

Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injury

Adductor Tendinopathy

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen shoulder)

Ankle Fracture

Ankle Sprain

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury

Anterolateral Ligament Injury

Arm Fracture

Arm Injuries



Athletic Injuries

Back Injuries

Baker's cyst (Popliteal cyst)


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Compartment Syndromes

Compression Fracture

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

Dislocated Elbow

Dislocated Shoulder


Elbow Fracture

Facet Joint Syndrome

Femoracetabular Impingement

Flexor Tendon Injuries

Foot Fracture

Foot Injuries

Fractured Ribs


Ganglion Cyst

Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Greenstick fractures

Hamstring Injury

Hand Injuries

Hand Pain

Hand, Wrist, Elbow or Injury

Heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

Herniated Discs

Hip Arthritis

Hip Impingement (Femoroacetabular impingement)

Hip Labral tear

Hip Osteoarthritis

Hunchback (Kyphosis)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Intermittent Claudication

Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

Intra-Articular Fractures

Joint Diseases

Joint Dislocation

Jumper's Knee (Patellar tendinitis)

Knee Arthritis

Knee Bursitis

Knee Cap Dislocation

Knee Dislocation

Knee Fracture

Knee Injuries

Knee Ligament Injury

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Pain

Labral Tear

Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Injury

Lateral Patellar Dislocation

Leg Length Discrepancy

Lumbar Radiculopathy

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Injury

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Median Neuropathy

Meniscus Tear

Morton's neuroma (Plantar Neuroma)

Muscle Cramp

Muscle Strains

Musculoskeletal Disease

Musculoskeletal Pain

Musculoskeletal Trauma

Neck Pain

Neck/Spine Injury

Nerve Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow

Orthopaedic Trauma

Osgood-Schlatter disease

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis)

Overuse Injuries

Patella Tendon Tear

Patellar Dislocation

Patellar Instability

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Piriformis Muscle Syndrome

Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

Post-Traumatic Arthritis

Pronator Syndrome

Proximal and Distal Bicep Tendon Tear

Proximal Hamstring Tear

Psoas Muscles

Quadricep Tendon Rupture

Quadricep Tendon Tear

Radial Neuropathy

Radial Tunnel

Radius Fractures

Rib Fracture

Rotator Cuff Tear

Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Sacroiliac Joint Pain


Separated Shoulder

Shin Splints (Medial tibial stress syndrome)

Shoulder Arthritis

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder Fractures

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder Injury

Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Pain

Spinal Injuries

Spinal Stenosis


Sports Related Injuries

Sports-Related Spine Injuries

Stress Fractures

Swollen Knee

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome



Tendon Injuries


Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Throwing Injuries

Thumb Arthritis

Tibial Menisci


Trigger Finger (Stenosing tenosynovitis)

Trochanteric Bursitis

Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes

Ulnar Neuropathies

Vertebral Body Compression Fracture


Peer Reviewed Publications

Divine J, Dailey S, Betz B, Burley K. 2021. Exercise in the Heat and Heat Illness. Netter's Sports Medicine , 3 ,

Rue BM, Lynch M, Dailey S 2019. Exertional Syncope in a Female Division I Cross-Country Athlete. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 29 2, e7

Clark Jf, Caudell-Stamper DN, Dailey SW 2016. Can a Transient Exertion-Related Caroid (TERC) Murmer Heard During a Symptom-Limited Exercise Test to be Used as a Means for Managing Sports Concussions? Medical Hypotheses, Aug; 93:11-15,

Clark, Joseph F; Caudell-Stamper, Danielle N; Dailey, Stephen W; Divine, Jon G 2016. Can a transient exertion-related carotid (TERC) murmur heard during a symptom-limited exercise test be used as a means for managing sports concussion? Medical hypotheses, 93 , 11-5

Divine J, Dailey S, Burley K. 2016. Exercise in the Heat and Heat Illness Netter's Sports Medicine, 2ed edited by Christopher C. Madden, Margot Putukian, Craig C. Young, and Eric C. McCarty. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders.,

Dailey, S W; Palmer, A K 2000. The role of arthroscopy in the evaluation and treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex injuries in athletes. Hand clinics, 16 3, 461-76

Dailey, S W; Brinker, M R; Elliott, M N 1998. Orthopedic residents' perceptions of the content and adequacy of their residency training. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), 27 8, 563-70

Sayre, M; Dailey, SW 1996. Out of Hospital Administration of Mannitol in Injured Patients Does Not Effect Systolic Blood Pressure Academic Emergency Medicine, 3 9, 840

Dailey, Stephen W; Howe, Warren B 1994. Anesthesia for the Injured Hand. The Physician and sportsmedicine, 22 11, 75-80

Sayre, M; Dailey, SW 1993. Prehospital Administration of Mannitol in Head Injured Multiple Trauma Patients Air Medical Journal, 12 9, 353

Dailey, Stephen W; Barsan, William G 1992. Head Injuries in Soccer. The Physician and sportsmedicine, 20 8, 79-85

Dailey, SW; Barson, WG 1992. Head Injuries in Soccer: A case for Protective Headgear Physician and Sportsmedicine, 20 , 78