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  • Dignity Health Surgeon Named Team USA Physician for Tokyo Olympic Games

    Orthopedic Surgeon, Jonathan Fow, MD will head to Japan in July to help care for Olympic athletes during the summer games

    Arroyo Grande, CA – July 8, 2021 –
    Jonathan Fow, MD has been named by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) as a Team USA Physician at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games in Japan. The games were originally delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic but have been rescheduled for July 23-August 8. 

    “I am truly honored and humbled to have been selected as a sports medicine physician for Team USA.” Said Dr. Fow, “Being a physician for Team USA in Tokyo will be a major milestone in my sports medicine career.”  

    Dr. Fow is no stranger to working with professional and Olympic athletes. He has worked as Team Physician for USA Beach volleyball at the 2012 London Olympic Games. He was also Team Physician for Paralympic athletes at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru and Head Team Physician at the ANOC 2019 World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar.  

    Dr. Fow has volunteered his sports medicine skills in Colorado Springs at the Olympic Training Center and provides sports medicine coverage for a variety of sporting events including USA Women’s Water Polo, USA Cricket, USA Modern Pentathlon and USA wrestling. 

    Dr. Fow is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon practicing in San Luis Obispo County at Arroyo Grande Specialty Center. He is the Team Physician for Nipomo and Morro Bay High Schools and is employed by Dignity Health’s Pacific Central Coast Health Centers (PHC). 

    If any members of the media would like to interview Dr. Fow about his role as an Olympic Team USA Physician please contact lori.parker@dignityhealth.org to set up an interview.