Ed McLaughlin is a practicing physician in Northern California.
He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has a "Certificate
of Added Qualification" in Sports Medicine having passed
the exam created by four medical specialty boards in 1993. He
has taught a class in Sports Medicine to undergraduate students
at the University of California, Berkeley since 1986. Over 2000
students have taken the class which has received strongly positive
student reviews. In addition, DrEd has been the volunteer team
physician for Berkeley High School Athletics for 7 years, and
has been the Medical Director for the Fitness Testing Lab on
the University of California, Berkeley campus for several years.
Since 1999 DrEd has authored or edited over 1000 items for medical
websites. Duties have included message board management, "Ask
the Expert" columns, and original articles on sports medicine
and general medical topics.
is the father of 2 children now attending college, regularly
feeds an 8 pound cat named Bob, and claims non-professional level
skills in golf, tennis, and salsa dancing.
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Dr. Ed McLaughlin