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About Michael Sampson

Dr. Sampson desired a career in Primary Care and Sports Medicine and the most logical profession was DO with its Whole Person concept. After finishing his Family Medicine Residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship, he had the opportunity to serve as team doctor for the following: 
Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 1996-1998
Grand Rapids Rampage AFL 1997
Gus Macker Basketball 1995-1998
Virginia Tech Athletics D1 Sports 2003-2007
Georgia Force AFL 2008-2009
Georgia Tech Athletics D1 Sports 2008-2009
WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Ringside Physician and WWE Performance Center Medical Director 2009-2013

Academically, he served as:
VCOM Chair of Family Medicine & Assistant Professor of Family/Sports Medicine and OMM 2003-2007
GA-PCOM Director of Primary Care Skills Associate Professor of Family/Sports Medicine 2007-2013
LECOM Bradenton Associate Professor of Family/Sports Medicine 2014-2015
GA-PCOM Clinical Education Coordinator and Associate Professor of Family/Sports Medicine 2015-present. 


Present Associate Professor of Family Medicine/Sports Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Family Medicine
Present Assistant Dean of Clinical Integration, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Office of Clinical Education

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 ACOFP Young Physician of the Year
  • 2009 AOASM Fellow Award


  • OMSI and OMSII Courses
  • Primary Care Skills (PCS)
  • Advance Clinical Skills (ACS)


19951996 Fellowship (Sports Medicine), MetroHealth Hospital Grand Rapids, MI
19931995 Internship/Residency (Family Medicine), Garden City Hospital Garden City, MI
1992 DO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
1988 BS Biology, Gannon University

Contact Information

Office: 678-225-7488