Team Doctors
David A. Braunreiter, M.D.
Primary Care Sports Medicine, Team Physician

Dr. Braunreiter has dual certifications in both sports medicine and family medicine, which allows him to manage both medial and orthopedic conditions. He is the team physician for the Houston Dynamo MLS team and Pope John XXIII High School in Katy. He is a physician member for the Major League Soccer Concussion Committee and is a certified physician for ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing). Dr. Braunreiter has also served as the team physician to the Houston Texans, University of Houston, Houston Baptist University, the World Wrestling Entertainment organization, and Clements and Terry High Schools in Fort Bend County. He has been appointed the director of the new accredited primary care sports medicine fellowship program at Methodist Orthopaedic Specialists of Texas affiliated with The Methodist Hospital System in Houston and previously served as the director of the sports medicine fellowship at Memorial Family Practice in Houston. Prior to arriving in Houston in 1999, Dr. Braunreiter served as the team physician for Beloit College, the Beloit Snappers Minor League Baseball Club, numerous high schools in southern Wisconsin, and medical director for the St. Louis Marathon in 1994. He completed his family practice residency at Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri and his sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.

Kevin Varner, M.D.
Orthopedic Consultant / Foot and Ankle

Dr. Varner, interim chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at the Methodist Hospital, specializes in foot and ankle disorders. Specific areas of interest include tibia fractures and sports related injuries of the foot and ankle.

He serves as the head team physician for the Houston Ballet and is an assistant team orthopedic surgeon for the Houston Texans, Houston Dynamo and University of Houston. He is also a member of the Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine.

Dr. Varner completed his foot and ankle fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He was named by Texas Monthly as one of its "Super Docs."