Brent Messick, MD

  • Sports Medicine
Brent Messick, MD
Atrium Health Provider
Accepts New Patients
Treats All Ages


Practicing Specialties

Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests

AnkleArmCarpal Tunnel InjectionsCasting/Splinting Of ExtremitiesChild And Adolescent Overuse InjuriesChildren And Adolescents With Sports InjuriesComputerized Concussion TestingDEXADiagnostic UltrasoundElbowFingerFootGait AnalysisGymnast InjuriesHandHipHip, Knee, And Shoulder InjectionsJoint And Soft Tissue InjectionsJoint And Soft Tissue InjuriesKneeKnee And Shoulder PainLegLeg PainMedical Conditions In Athletes (Overtraining, Anemia, Asthma)Muscle And Ligament Strains And SprainsMuscle SpasmNon-Operative Fracture Care And CastingNon-Surgical OrthopedicsOrthopedicsPediatric Sports MedicineRunning MechanicsShoulderSports ConcussionSports Concussion Evaluation And TreatmentSports Injuries Of The Foot And AnkleSports MedicineStress Fracture And Simple Fracture CareTendon And Soft Tissue InjectionsTennis ElbowThrowing InjuriesToeUltrasound Guided InjectionsWrist


  • English


Dr. Messick is board certified in family medicine and sports medicine. He is an associate professor of family medicine and orthopedic surgery at Atrium Health. He also serves as the assistant director of the Cabarrus Family Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship program.

Dr. Messick is heavily involved in the sports medicine community, serving as chief medical officer for the Charlotte Football Club. He has served as team physician for several organizations and events at various levels of athletic play, including the Carolina Speed professional indoor football team, Catawba College, the Marine Corps Marathon, a USA Volleyball tournament and many other high school teams and tournaments. He has served as a board representative for the American College of Sports Medicine Southeast Chapter. He is the subcommittee chair for research for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and a member of the Health and Science Policy Committee for the American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Messick has received the Emily M. Haymes Mentoring Award from the American College of Sports Medicine Southeast Chapter and was recognized as a Top Doctor by Charlotte magazine.

He received his medical degree at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He completed residency and a sports medicine fellowship at Atrium Health Cabarrus Family Medicine. Dr. Messick also completed a faculty development fellowship in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina.

Dr. Messick has published several articles on the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries and conditions, including “little leaguer’s elbow,” “gymnast’s wrist,” clavicle fractures and spondyloarthropathies (forms of arthritis that occur in the bones in the spine and nearby joints).

When he’s not working, he enjoys weightlifting, running, fishing and scuba diving.


Board Certifications

Brent Messick, MD certified by American Board of Family MedicineBrent Messick, MD certified by American Board of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine


American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, 2005


Cabarrus Family Medicine, Family Medicine, 2008


The University of North Carolina, 2014Cabarrus Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, 2009


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