Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Meet Our Sports Medicine Team

The experts on our Johns Hopkins All Children's Sports Medicine team treat high-performing young athletes throughout the Tampa Bay area and Central Florida.

Sports Medicine Leadership

Medical Director

Patrick Mularoni, MD

Patrick Mularoni, MD

Sports Medicine
Dr. Mularoni is a sports medicine physician at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. His current research interests include concussion management and prognosis in patients with mild traumatic brain injuries. He is the chairman of the Medical Emergency Committee and lectures internationally on pediatric emergency and sports related topics.
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Terrence Cronin, MD

Terrence Cronin, MD

Sports Medicine
Dr. Cronin specializes in sports medicine and primarily sees patients at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital main campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, at IMG Academy in Bradenton and at the Outpatient Care location in Sarasota. He has a large clinical focus on dance medicine and the needs of the young dancer.
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Sarah Irani, MD

Sarah Irani, MD

Sports Medicine
Dr. Irani practices in the Sports Medicine program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. During her fellowship, she served as part of the physician team providing coverage for athletic teams at the University of South Florida and Eckerd College as well as youth and NCAA events.
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Patrick Mularoni, MD

Patrick Mularoni, MD

Sports Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Mularoni is a sports medicine physician at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. His current research interests include concussion management and prognosis in patients with mild traumatic brain injuries. He is the chairman of the Medical Emergency Committee and lectures internationally on pediatric emergency and sports related topics.
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Paul Benfanti, MD

Paul Benfanti, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Benfanti is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He sees patients in the St. Petersburg and Tampa locations of Children's Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates (COSSA), L.L.P., and the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care locations in East Lake and Pasco.
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Ryan Fitzgerald, MD

Ryan Fitzgerald, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
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Drew Warnick, MD

Drew Warnick, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Warnick is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He sees patients in the St. Petersburg and Tampa locations of Children's Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates (COSSA), L.L.P., the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care location in Sarasota, and at IMG Academy where Johns Hopkins All Children’s provides sports medicine and general health services.
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Casey Carroll, MSSM, ATC, LAT

Casey Carroll, MSSM, ATC, LAT

Certified Athletic Trainer

Casey sees athletes at the following locations:

  • The Out-of-Door Academy, Lakewood Ranch, FL
  • Johns Hopkins All Children's main campus

Master of Science in Sports Medicine, Armstrong State University, 2017, Savannah, GA

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, University of South Florida, 2015, Gainesville, FL


Christine Chmielewski, LAT, ATC

Christine Chmielewski, LAT, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Christine sees athletes at the following locations:

  • Primary Care Sports Medicine, Main Campus, Sarasota, & IMG Academy
  • Orthopedics, Sarasota & IMG Academy

Bachelor of Science in Health, Athletic Training and Sports Medicine (University of North Florida) 1999, Jacksonville FL


Katelyn Heinz, MS, ATC, LAT

Katelyn Heinz, MS, ATC, LAT

Certified Athletic Trainer/Research Assistant

Master of Science in Sports Medicine, 2016, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Bachelor's in Athletic Training, 2014, Central College, Pella, IA


Brett Lang, MS, LAT, ATC

Brett Lang, MS, LAT, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Brett sees athletes at the following locations:

  • Indian Rocks Christian School Athletic Trainer, Largo, FL
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Clinics, Main Campus

Masters of Science in Athletic Training (East Stroudsburg University) 2016, East Stroudsburg PA
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (Rowan University) 2015, Glassboro NJ


Paul Nordbrock, MAT, LAT, ATC

Paul Nordbrock, MAT, LAT, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Paul sees athletes at the following locations:

  • Bradenton Christian School, Bradenton, FL
  • IMG Academy

Master's of Athletic Training, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2018

Bachelor's in Exercise Science, Concordia University Chicago, 2015