The Tactical Athlete Clinic is dedicated to Boston first responder health and wellness. The sports medicine team recognizes the unique needs of first responders and works closely with military, fire and rescue, law enforcement, protective services, and emergency services personnel to treat injury and illness, promote wellness, and decrease injury risk.

The Tactical Athlete Clinic offers:

  • Same- or next-day appointments for urgent cases
  • Same-day service X-ray, MRI, CT imaging
  • Same-day consultation with orthopedic surgery

Treatments include:

  • In-office diagnosis and/or procedures via musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Occupational and non-work-related injuries and illnesses treated through the Sports Medicine Model
  • Efficient processing of short-term disability, private insurance, Section 100 and 111F, worker’s compensation, and physician work notes

Dr. Jennifer Luz oversees the Tactical Athlete Clinic and has expertise in sports orthopedic injury, fire department injuries, EMS injuries and law enforcement injuries. She is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Surgeons Lodge. Dr. Luz has presented Tactical Athlete Injury Prevention Workshops at Massport Fire Rescue, New England Police Benevolent Association, City of Woburn Fire and Police Departments, Boston Emergency Medical Services, Norwood Hospital EMS training, City of Newton Police and Fire Departments, and Cataldo Ambulance Services.

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Steward is now offering telehealth virtual visits for its patients from the comfort of their home. Your doctor’s office will contact you closer to your appointment time, or you may contact the office after booking an appointment to discuss options.

Important Information for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, please contact your doctor before visiting the health care facility. Visit the CDC for the latest information.

Call 800-488-5959 to speak with someone immediately.

Please note: Our Steward DoctorFinder team does not book appointments for psychiatry, physical and occupational therapy, bariatric consultations, or radiology testing such as mammograms and x-rays. These appointments can be booked by calling the hospital department directly.