Primary Care Sport Medicine & MiLB Liaison
Dr. Brian Mahaffey has been a member of the St. Louis Cardinals medical staff as a Team Physician for six years. This year, he added a new title to his role with the Cardinals: Coordinator of Major League Medical Services. He previously served as Team Physician with the Springfield Cardinals (double AA affiliate) in Springfield for 11 years.
Dr. Mahaffey is Medical Director of Mercy Sports Medicine and is with Mercy Clinic Sports Medicine.
Dr. Mahaffey's interest in baseball is life-long. He attended Missouri State University (MSU) where he played baseball while earning a BS in biology. He was named Conference Co-Player of the Year in 1988. In 2005, he was inducted into the MSU Athletic Hall of Fame, and in 2014, into the initial class of MSU's Academic Hall of Fame for Athletics. This year, Dr. Mahaffey was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
Dr. Mahaffey graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia (UMC) School of Medicine, holds a Master of Science in Public Health from UMC, completed a residency in family and community medicine at UMC, a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Academic Medicine at UMC, and earned a Primary Care Sports Medicine Certificate of Qualifications.
Before moving to St. Louis, Dr. Mahaffey helped develop a regionally known sports medicine program in Springfield. He also served as Head Physician for the MSU athletics program for 16 years.
Originally from Springfield, Dr. Mahaffey and his wife, Sandra, live in the St. Louis area. They have two daughters: Lauren and Samantha.