Board Certified: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
Dr. Jessica R. Zarndt is board certified in Sports and Family Medicine. She attended medical school at Touro University Nevada and graduated as chief resident from the University of Texas Southwestern Family Medicine Residency in Austin. She then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. She was an Assistant Professor of Primary Care at Touro University Nevada, team physician for the Allegiant Air USA Cycling Team and a Ringside Physician for USA Boxing before returning to the University of Texas Southwestern program as faculty. In addition to her teaching duties and clinical practice, she is also a team physician for the University of Texas Longhorns.
Dr. Zarndt practices full spectrum family medicine with an integral part of her practice and teaching focusing on sports medicine; non-surgical care of fractures, sports injuries, muscle and joint pain, overuse injuries and medical concerns of athletes such as concussion, fatigue, nutrition and proper return to play protocols after injury or illness. She also has a special interest in the exercise prescription for patients with chronic diseases and pain. She treats both pediatric and adult patients.
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine has recognized Dr. Zarndt for her research in medical care provided at endurance events and VEGAS INC named her one of the Top 40 under 40 Las Vegas professionals in 2013 for her contributions to her hometown community. She is a former collegiate 10,000 meter conference champion, NCAA Woman of the Year for the state of Nevada and today is an avid runner and cyclist.