Campbell Clinic Named Official Sports Medicine Provider for Memphis Showboats and Houston Gamblers

May 07, 2023 at 10:01 pm by pjeter


Campbell Clinic, a global leader in orthopaedic medicine, surgery, teaching and research, has been named the official sports medicine provider for two United States Football League (USFL) teams, The Memphis Showboats and the Houston Gamblers. In this role, Campbell Clinic will provide physicians, athletic trainer support, and on-site medical needs for both USFL teams.

“Being named official sports medicine provider for these two premier teams is both an honor and a responsibility that we take very seriously,” says Dr. Frederick Azar, Chief of Staff for Campbell Clinic. “Our team is uniquely equipped to support these elite athletes and their medical and training needs as we launch the 2023 USFL season.”

Campbell Clinic provides sports medicine coverage for multiple professional, collegiate and prep athletic clubs in the region. Those partners include the Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis Redbirds, University of Memphis athletics, Rhodes College athletics, Christian Brothers University, LeMoyne-Owen College, St. Jude Ironman 70.3 Memphis, the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Memphis 901 FC, Ballet Memphis and more than a dozen area high schools.

“We know what it takes to get athletes off the training table and back into the game as quickly as possible,” says Azar. “We look forward to helping our USFL athletes have a healthy and productive season.”

Founded by the late Willis C. Campbell, M.D. in 1909, Campbell Clinic is a full-service orthopaedic clinic that operates 9 outpatient clinics and two ambulatory surgery centers in the southeast region fueled by a team of 90 providers and more than 800 employees. Campbell Clinic is recognized as a national and international leader in the field of orthopaedics. Campbell Clinic physicians care for patients by integrating the latest orthopaedic treatment interventions and medical advancements in musculosketal care. Campbell Clinic specialists are experts in their fields, leaders in clinical research, and innovators of advanced modalities, treating all adult and pediatric musculoskeletal conditions. Campbell Clinic is proud to offer a full spectrum of care for all types of orthopaedic conditions including sports medicine, hip, knee, spine, shoulder and elbow, foot and ankle, hand and wrist, orthopaedic oncology, orthopaedic trauma, pediatric orthopaedics, general orthopaedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and urgent ortho care. For more information, visit


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