Adam Tenforde, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Cambridge, MA, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital


Physical Medicine/Rehab Cambridge, MA

Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Attending Physician

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Education & Training

  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityFellowship, Sports Medicine, 2014 - 2015
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityChief Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2013 - 2014
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2011 - 2014
  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
    Kaiser Permanente Medical GroupInternship, Internal Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
    Stanford University School of MedicineClass of 2010
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityBA, Human Biology, Departmental Honors with Distinction, 1999 - 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - Present
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationSports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Peter T. Singleton MD Award for exemplified excellence, loyalty, and special dedication to the program Stanford PM&R Residency Program, 2014
  • Outstanding Paper Presentation AAP Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Best Junior Research Award Stanford PM&R Residency Program, 2013-2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Reply  
    M. Fredericson, A.S. Tenforde, PM&R Journal, 1/1/2013
  • Update on stress fractures in female athletes: epidemiology, treatment, and prevention  
    Y.T. Chen, A.S. Tenforde, M Fredericson, Curr Rev Musculoskel Med, 1/1/2013
  • Identifying sex-specific risk factors for stress fractures in adolescent runners  
    A.S. Tenforde, L.C. Sayres, M.L. McCurdy, K.L. Sainani, M. Fredericson, MSSE, 1/1/2013
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  • Piriformis syndrome with variant sciatic nerve anatomy.
    E. Krause, A.S. Tenforde, C.F. Beaulieu, M. Fredericson, Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 1/1/2014
  • Identifying Predictors of Impaired Bone Health in Male Adolescent Runners.
    A.S. Tenforde, M. Fredericson, L.C. Sayres, K.L. Sainani, MSSE, 1/1/2014
  • Identifying Modifiable Risk Factors For Stress Fracture Injury in Young Runners. (*Awarded Outstanding Paper Presentation at 2013 AAP Annual Meeting)
    A.S. Tenforde, L. Sayres, K. Sainani, M. Fredericson, Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 1/1/2013
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  • “Identifying modifiable risk factors for stress fracture injury in adolescent runners”. Grand rounds 
    Children’s Hospital of Oakland, Oakland, CA - 3/18/2014
  • “Prevention of Stress Fracture Injuries.” 
    Stanford University, 2013 - 1/1/2014
  • “Stanford Cross-Country Camp Injury Prevention Clinic.” 
    Stanford, CA, 2012-present - 1/1/2014
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  • “Antigravity Treadmill Use for Stanford Sports Medicine.” 
    A.S. Tenforde, AAPM&R Core MSK Medicine Council Quarterly Information Letter
  • “Stanford physician discusses prevalence of overuse injuries among college athletes.” 
    A.S. Tenforde (Contributor), Scopeblog
  • Senior Tutorial in Sports Psychology, prepared for Dr. Glenn Brassington for directed research in methods and empirical evidence in the field of Sports Psychology 
    A.S. Tenforde

Press Mentions

  • This Is Why You Should Exercise Outside This Winter
    This Is Why You Should Exercise Outside This WinterDecember 03, 2020 12:30
  • Faster at a Cost
    Faster at a CostJune 28, 2020 10:33
  • 6 Reasons to Bundle up and Get Outside During Winter
    6 Reasons to Bundle up and Get Outside During WinterJanuary 30, 2019 20:22
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