David Kramer, DO, CAQSM
Family & Community Medicine

Doctor Primary Care

David Kramer, DO, CAQSM, is an assistant professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Family and Community Medicine and a team physician for UNLV Football. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Kramer embarked on his academic journey at Washington University in St. Louis, where he majored in history and was captain of the varsity baseball team. Dr. Kramer dedicated two years to serving the St. Louis community as an emergency medical technician – an experience that deepened his commitment to healthcare. This commitment led him to the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, where he earned his medical degree. He then completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville, which he followed up with a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine.

Dr. Kramer, board-certified in primary care sports medicine since 2018, brings over a decade of medical expertise. He has provided comprehensive medical care to a diverse range of athletes, including Division I collegiate athletes, professionals, military personnel, and high school students. Beyond individual care, Dr. Kramer also possesses substantial experience in managing health services at mass participation events. For the past four years, he has served as a medical supervisor at various Disney races, ensuring participant safety and well-being at large-scale athletic events.

Prior to his return to UNLV, Dr. Kramer served as the assistant director of student health at the University of Central Florida (UCF), where he was head team physician for UCF men’s soccer and baseball, as well as team physician for football, women’s volleyball, and women’s basketball. He also held the position of medical director for the UCF Master of Athletic Training Program and assistant professor of family medicine through UCF College of Medicine. His leadership and expertise have been pivotal in shaping the next generation of healthcare professionals in sports medicine.

Dr. Kramer’s academic interests include diagnostic ultrasound, osteopathic manipulation, medical education, and sports performance research. He is a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine and has been a part of its education and fellowship committees since 2019.