Dr. Fouad (Freddy) Sayde
Sports Medicine Physician
Dr. Sayde completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario in Biochemistry and Physiology before obtaining his medical degree at the University of Balamand in Beirut, Lebanon. He then moved to Philadelphia where he completed his 3-year residency in Internal Medicine at Lankenau Medical Center. Fouad then moved to Detroit, Michigan for his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Henry Ford Health System, one of the top ranked Sports Medicine programs in North America.
He has worked with multiple professional sports teams and elite athletes including the Detroit Tigers (MLB), Detroit Lions (NFL), and Canada Basketball (FIBA). He was the team physician for the University of Detroit Mercy NCAA Division I varsity athletes. During his tenure in Michigan, he also provided medical coverage for sporting events including the 2017 Detroit Marathon, the 2018 NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament, the 2018 Michigan Special Olympics, and local high school football teams.
Fouad’s Sports Medicine fellowship training emphasized musculoskeletal ultrasound techniques. He is highly skilled in ultrasound-guided injections of various joints including the shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, hip, knee, and foot/ankle. He specializes in the biologics and regenerative medicine including procedures utilizing platelet-rich plasma (PRP), prolotherapy, viscosupplementation/hyaluronic acid, tendon tenotomy/barbotage, capsular distension (for frozen shoulder), and stem cell injections.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
- Medical degree, University of Balamand in Beirut, Lebanon
- Undergraduate degree, Biochemistry & Physiology, University of Western Ontario
AREA OF EXPERTISE:
Sports Medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound techniques, biologics, regenerative medicine