James Distefano, D.O.

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Primary Care
Sports Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Sports Medicine related Osteopathic Manual Therapy

Garden City, Michigan (Traditional)

Tulsa, Oklahoma (Emergency Medicine)

Sports Medicine (Oklahoma State University) 2004 – 2005

Oklahoma State University

Northeast Louisiana University (aka University of Louisiana, Monroe)

Emergency Medicine, 1998
Certificate of Added Qualifications, Sports Medicine, 2005

Dr. James Distefano is a native of Alexandria, Louisiana. He served in the United States Air Force from 1993 to 2005 and was the Medical Director of Keesler AFB Emergency services from 1998 to 2000.

Dr. Distefano is a specialist in primary care/sports medicine, and he is board certified in emergency medicine. He is trained in all areas of sports medicine procedures and current practices, orthopaedic and medical. Dr. Distefano received his fellowship training at Oklahoma State University from 2004 to 2005. He then became the Team Physician for Oklahoma State from 2005, where he remained until his relocation to College Station in 2007. In College Station, he became a Team Physician for Texas A&M Athletics and local high schools and JUCO in the area.

Dr. Distefano is a member of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association’s Government Services Committee. He is also Vice-President of the Brazos-Robertson County Medical Society. He is the Physician/Member of the Concussion Oversite Team for the BISD and CSISD school system. Dr. Distefano has been on the teaching faculty of both Texas A&M and Oklahoma State University.

Dr. Distefano is an active member of the St. Joseph and St. Thomas Aquinas communities and has been married to his beautiful wife, Jennifer, for 22 years. He has four wonderful children. Sadie is currently an emergency department nurse, and Bailey graduated from St. Joseph High School and attends the University of Dallas. Anthony "TJ" is currently attending Texas A&M University majoring in sports management, and he is a member of the TAMU Men's basketball team. Joe is the last remaining child at home. Dr. Distefano has a love of God, family and sports.