Rahul Kapur, MD is Director of the Program in Sports Medicine for the DFMCH. He previously served as the Director of Education Programs in Sports Medicine for the Department from 2019-2022. He is also core faculty for the St John's Family Medicine Residency and the UMN Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.
He came to the Twin Cities from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA where he served as Fellowship Director for the Penn Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship from 2010-2018. He served as Chief Medical Physician for Penn Athletics from 2007-2018.
He currently serves as a team physician for the Minnesota Twins and St. Paul Saints, and was a team physician for the USA Lacrosse Women's Senior Team from 2017-2022. He also served as Co-Medical Director for the Twin Cities Marathon in 2022.
Sports Medicine physician burnout and wellness
Dr Kapur is actively engaged in teaching of medical students, residents, and sports medicine fellows. At the medical student level, his teaching includes the Essentials of Clinical Medicine Course (ECM) for 1st year students and the Fundamentals of Clinical Thinking (FCT) for both 1st and 2nd year medical students. He also leads the Musculoskeletal Workshop for 3rd year students on their Family Medicine Clerkship. At the residency level, he serves as core faculty for the St. John's Family Medicine Residency Program and directs their musculoskeletal education. He also serves as core faculty for the UMN Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.
Team Physician, Johnson High School, 2018-present; St Paul MN
Co-medical director, Twin Cities Marathon - 2022
Dr Kapur sees primary care patients at Phalen Village Clinic and sees sports medicine patients at the Clinics and Surgery Center.
Honors and Recognition
AddressM Health Fairview Clinic - Phalen Village
1414 Maryland Ave E
Saint Paul, MN 55106-2824