Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

UPMC Sports Medicine provides medical coverage at World Rugby Sevens Tournament

Dr. Vonda Wright and Dr. Mark Sakr provided medical coverage for the elite athletes at the World Rugby Sevens Tournament held in Las Vegas, NV, on March 3-5, 2017.

Christopher Urbanek, DO, a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow from UPMC St. Margaret’s Family Medicine Fellowship Program, also attended.

The World Rugby Sevens Tournament consists of the top 12 women's and men's teams from around the world. This was the only stop they made in the United States.  Prior to their stop in the United States, the Tournament has traveled thru Dubai, Cape Town, Wellington, and Sydney. The remainder of their schedule will take them to Vancouver, Hong Kong, Singapore, Paris and London.