An avid runner, Sara Chidester Gould has suffered from many sports-related injuries herself and has a special interest in getting people back into the activities they love. As an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University, she competed on the cross country team, while earning a degree in Neuroscience. She then returned to Ohio, where she was born, to attend The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She graduated cum laude with doctor of medicine degree. She also obtained a masters in public health degree from Tulane University.
Dr. Gould completed her residency in emergency medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital. During this time, she provided medical coverage for a variety of sports events such as Yankee’s and Ranger’s games. She then went on to a fellowship in non-operative sports medicine at North Shore University Hospital System. As part of her fellowship, Dr. Gould was active in sports sidelines coverage, from high school football teams to the NBA All-Star games. She also provides medical coverage for The New York Road Runners for events such as the New York City Half-Marathon.
Dr. Gould has completed additional training in ultrasound and ultrasound-guided injections. She has attended training seminars in ultrasound-guided injections and procedures at various institutions, including UNC-Chapel Hill. Most recently, she attended an advanced ultrasound course and overview of cutting-edge procedures at The Andrews Institute of Sports Medicine, run by Dr. James Andrews. Dr. Andrews is a preeminent sports medicine surgeon who has treated elite athletes at the NFL and college levels for many years. Dr. Gould is also registered in musculoskeletal sonography (RMSK), credentialed by The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) to perform musculoskeletal sonography.
Dr. Gould is particularly interested in helping active patients safely shorten their recovery time from injuries through various methods. She specializes in platelet-rich plasma injections using ultrasound guidance. She also performs prolotherapy. Dr. Gould focuses on using non-surgical options to help her patients restore optimal function.
- Ohio State University, Doctorate of Medicine, Cum Laude
- Tulane University, Masters Public Health
- New York University, Emergency Medicine, Residency
- North Shore University, Sports Medicine Fellowship
- Hospital for Joint Disease, Clinical Instructor
- John Hopkins University, Neuroscience, BS