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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Kristin Wingfield - Sports Medicine Physician and former Cirque du Soleil performer!

Today we are pleased to have Dr. Kristin Wingfield on the podcast.  Dr. Wingfield is a primary care sports medicine physician in San Francisco.  She has worked extensively with elite and Olympic athletes, as well as having much experience with performing artists.  She cares for the dancers of the San Francisco Ballet School and the acrobats of Cirque du Soleil.  Dr. Wingfield knows the athletic world well, having been on the Canadian national gymnasitcs and diving teams.  Interestingly, Dr. Wingfield worked as a performer for Cirque du Soleil's Mystere in Las Vegas for several years and even continued to work part-time in Cirque throughout medical school.  She brings an incredibly interesting perspective and experience to Sports Medicine and we have a fun chat about a a side of sports medicine that many don't think about.