Director of Regenerative Sports Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehab
Sports Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Assistant Professor
Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine


Fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine
Sports Medicine, Regenerative Medicine
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Internship at University of Maryland
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Academic Chief Resident


Sports Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physician and Surgeon
Medical Board of California
Physician Licensure
Texas Medical Board

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Resident
Don Lehmkuhl Memorial Resident Research Ph.D,
William Donovan Lectureship Award in MSK/Regenerative Medicine
Basic Science Research Award
President’s Research Award
Franklin Scholar
UIC pioneer award

Professional Interests

  • Regenerative Medicine Consultations
  • Platelet Rich Plasma -PRP
  • Stem Cell Derived Therapy
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Advanced Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Muscle Injuries
  • Tennis Medicine
  • Running Medicine
  • Golf Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Ankle
  • Sports Elbow
  • Sports Foot
  • Sports Hand
  • Sports Hip
  • Sports Knee
  • Sports Hip
  • Sports Knee
  • Sports Shoulder
  • Sports Wrist
  • sports concussions
  • Sports Med (non-surg ortho)
  • Gene Therapy

Professional Statement

Prathap Jayaram M.D. is the Director of Regenerative Sports Medicine-PMR division and Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He also holds a secondary appointment in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Jayaram is nationally known for his expertise in regenerative sports medicine & ultrasound. He completed his sports medicine training at Stanford University where he treated collegiate and professional athletes. Dr. Jayaram is a clinician-scientist who specializes in non-operative sports medicine with a focus on advanced ultrasound and regenerative strategies for tendon and cartilage injuries. His medical practice is focused on various sports injuries using diagnostic ultrasound and advanced ultrasound-guided procedures such as adipose derived stem cell therapy & bone marrow aspirate concentrate, platelet rich plasma, and percutaneous sonographically guided tenotomy.

His research focus is to translate the study of tendinopathy and osteoarthritis into a basic understanding of development and establish therapeutic strategies to yield better function. He is currently working with the Genetics Department in Dr. Brendan Lee's Lab on exploring gene therapy in the context of post-traumatic osteoarthritis.

Selected Publications


Association of Academic Physiatrist
American Academy of Phys. Med. Rehab
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine


Gene Therapy for Secondary Osteoarthritis
Stem Cell Derived Therapy for Osteoarthritis and Tendinopathy
Platelet Rich Plasma Protocol Standardization


Richard S. Materson ERF
Grant funding from Foundation PMR

Professional Development

Session Director
Sponsor: AAPMR
Sponsor: AAP