Dr. Dineen has spent his career researching sports injuries and promoting safety among athletes. He was the first team physician for local high school New Hanover High School. He also organized the first annual symposium on sports medicine in the area. He is now retired.
During his career, Dr. Dineen served as chief of orthopedics at the US Naval Hospital in Oakland, Calif., and retired from the US Navy as captain. He subsequently opened Coastal Orthopaedics in Wilmington and was instrumental in beginning local medical emergency programs.
More Articles on Sports Medicine Physicians:
Dr. Lews Yocum Performs Shoulder Surgery on Suns Forward Channing Frye
Sparrow Hospital Inducts Dr. Edward Sladek Into Hall of Fame
Dr. James Andrews to Perform Elbow Surgery on Mets Pitcher Mike Pelfrey
Dr. James Dineen Inducted Into Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of FameWritten by Laura Miller | May 07, 2012
James Dineen, MD, a sports medicine physician, was inducted into the Greater Wilmington (N.C.) Sports Hall of Fame, according to a WWAY News Channel report.
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2011. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.