About Us

About Lubbock Sports Medicine


At Lubbock Sports Medicine our mission is to provide the very latest treatment options for orthopedic sports medicine injuries. Our focus is on active people from all walks of life, including recreational and elite level athletes. Our physicians take the time to listen to your needs and present you with the treatment options that will help you live the quality of life you desire.

 Our physicians are members of the American Acamdemy of Orthopedic SurgeonsAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine,  and the Arthroscopy Association of North America

In the News

Dr. Robert King Announces Retirement

After 40+ years of dedicated service to the South Plains community, Dr. Robert King has announced his retirement from surgical and medical practice. As of June 30, 2023, his clinic will no longer be seeing patients. We will be transitioning Dr. King's patients to our...

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Concussion Management

Concussion Management

    This month, Lubbock Sports Medicine's own, Stan Kotara, sat down with Lubbock Avalanche Journal's NIcholas Talbot to discuss the problematic issue confronting athletes, parents, coaches, and lawmakers alike: Concussions.  In this three-part piece featured in the...

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Lubbock Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgeons, ACL Repair, Rehab

Lubbock Sports Medicine Staff

Ben Anthony, MBA-HCM, LAT, ATC

Chief Operating Officer – Ext. 233

Allen Kirk

LSM Office Manager – ext. 200

Laura Ortega

LSR Office Manager – ext. 271

Mandy Sauskis, LVN

Dr. Shephard’s Clinical Coordinator – ext. 213

Paige Edwards, LAT, MAT, ATC

Dr. Crawford’s Clinical Coordinator – ext. 243

Mitchell Friesen

Dr. Simpson’s Clinical Coordinator – ext. 244

Kelsey Beal, ATC, LAT

Dr. Campbell’s Clinical Coordinator – ext. 248

Linda Haynes

Dr. Pankratz’s Clinical Coordinator -ext 234

Sara Dragosz

Dr. Flores’s Clinical Coordinator -ext 256

Kristen Riffe

Dr. Campbell’s Surgery Coordinator -ext 203

Dannette Atchison

Dr. Flores’s Surgery Coordinator – ext 262

Missi Rodriguez, LVN

Dr. Pankratz’s Surgery Coordinator – ext. 237

Veronica Aviles

Dr. Shephard’s Surgery Coordinator – ext. 235

Tracy Biles

Dr. Crawford’s Surgery Coordinator – ext. 215

Stephanie Thompson

Dr. Simpson’s Surgery Coordinator – ext. 226

Coleman Hammond, LAT

Bracing/DME Coordinator – ext. 249

Medical Records – ext. 217