Performance Medicine Staff
Athletic competition is far more complex than just staying healthy. That’s why our performance medicine services cover every aspect of the athletic health continuum. From immediate injury assessment and rehabilitation by our licensed athletic trainers to medical services from our performance medicine physicians, we work to give our clients the best, most thorough and efficient treatment possible.
Our performance medicine physicians specialize in non-operative orthopedics and sports-related medical issues. Download our fact sheet HERE.
Performance Medicine Physicians
Non-Operative Orthopedics & Sports-related Medical Issues
Todd Arnold, MD
Dr. Arnold is a sports performance physician with over a decade of experience caring for athletes of all levels from scholastic to professional. He is a team physician for the Indianapolis Indians, USA Synchronized Swimming and Carmel United Soccer Club. He has extensive training through the Titleist Performance Institute in the biomechanics of the golf swing, golf fitness and health care related to the golfer, and is the co-creator of Prescription Golf & Fitness™.
David M. Harsha, MD (Medical Director)
The Medical Director for St.Vincent Sports Performance, Dr. Harsha is a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Harsha serves as team physician for the Indiana Fever, the Indiana Ice and Pike High School. He is a consulting team physician for USA Diving and USA Gymnastics. His special interests include Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Vocal Cord Dysfunction and medical education.
Joel M. Kary, MD
Dr. Kary is a team physician for Butler University, Lawrence North High School, Indiana Invaders Track Club, and a consultant physician for USA Track and Field. As a former collegiate distance runner, he enjoys working with runners and endurance athletes. He’s a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, and American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine with a special focus in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.
Patrick Kersey, MD
A former all-state high school athlete, Dr. Kersey remains involved in sports by serving as the team physician for the Indianapolis Colts and Target/Chip Ganassi Racing in the IZOD IndyCar Series®. He’s a member of the Governor’s Council for Fitness and Sports, NFL Physician Society, Sports Concussion Management, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Kersey is the co-creator of Prescription Golf & Fitness™, a golf-specific workout program designed to improve a golfer’s swing.
Craig Veatch, MD
Craig Veatch is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He received his doctor of medicine degree from Indiana University. After graduating from the Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, he completed a Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Central Indiana Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in Muncie, Indiana. Dr. Veatch is trained in adult medicine as well as the non-operative care of athletic and musculoskeletal injuries, sports nutrition, exercise fitness and prescription.
Tim Von Fange, MD
Dr. Von Fange has joined the St.Vincent Medical Staff as a sports medicine physician. A graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Von Fange completed his family medicine residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship at Moses Cone Health System in Greensboro, NC. He comes to St.Vincent from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, where he was associate director of their Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, and assistant professor of Family and Community Medicine. To make an appointment or to refer a patient, please call 317-338-7760.