Amy Costa, MD, CAQSM
Ages 12-28 years only
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
Residency: Maine Medical Center, Family Practice
Fellowship: Maine Medical Center, Sports Medicine
Board Certification: Family Medicine and Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine
Memberships: American Academy of Family Physicians - American College of Sports Medicine - American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
Specialty: Sports Medicine and Adolescent & Young Adult Health
Additional Information: Active in the community as a team physician for several high school and college athletic teams, including USA Hockey, Dr. Costa has presented at numerous conferences on a variety of topics, including; concussion, pediatric running injuries, groin and hip pain in athletes, ankle pain, athletes with eating disorders, head and neck injuries, and stress fractures of the lower extremity. An avid runner, skier, and soccer player, she has been involved with many sporting events, including the Boston Marathon and Maine Marathon. Dr. Costa comes to MRPG from Boston College, where she spent the last 17 years as a staff physician in the department of Student Health Services and also held the role of Assistant Director of Sports Medicine. She sees patients between the ages of 12-28 years.
Click here to read an article on page three of MRMC's Good Feelings Magazine about a common condition called relative energy deficiency in sport (known as "RED-S"). Dr. Costa discusses the symptoms, treatment and how to prevent it.