Dr. Tenforde specializes in sports medicine. He completed his training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and sports medicine fellowship at Stanford and has expertise in treating running and sports medicine conditions. He can treat conditions affecting the tendon, bone, joint, muscle and ligament.
Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Tenforde was an All-American long-distance runner and contributor to multiple national championship teams at Stanford and competed as a professional athlete at the Olympic Trials. His prior experiences inform his clinical decision-making in optimizing treatment of sports medicine conditions and understanding the urgency to return athletes to sports successfully. He is the director of Running Medicine at the Spaulding National Running Center. He also has expertise in ultrasound-guided procedures. His research interests include bone health in athletes, prevention of overuse injuries, and foot and ankle conditions.
Dr. Tenforde is married to Kate O'Neill Tenforde, a 2004 Olympian in the 10,000 meters. They have two children Maisie and Joseph.