Dr. Kristin Wingfield is a primary care sports medicine specialist, board certified through the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine. She practices at Post Street Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Corte Madera and San Francisco, California. She is currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Wingfield is a team physician for the Canadian Alpine Ski team, Peanut Butter Twenty Twelve Women’s Cycling Team, and Dominican University in San Rafael, CA. She also cares for the dancers of the San Francisco Ballet School and the acrobats of Cirque du Soleil when they are on tour in San Francisco.
In February 2010, she worked in the medical clinic at Olympics Games in Whistler, BC, providing care to athletes competing there. Dr Wingfield has also traveled as the Canadian team physician to the 2003 World Aquatic Championships in Barcelona, Spain and with the Canadian women's basketball team to the World Championships and Olympic qualifying tournaments. She has provided medical coverage for many local marathons, triathlons, gymnastic competitions, tennis tournaments and other events.
Herself no stranger to elite competition, Dr. Wingfield was a gymnast on the Canadian national team from 1983 to 1988. When an injury kept her from the 1988 Olympics, she switched sports to springboard diving, where she competed at a national level. She put medical school on hold for 2 years to perform with Cirque du Soleil, as an acrobat in "Mystere" in Las Vegas. She continued performing throughout medical school and residency, returning to Mystere and participating in special performances including the Academy Awards. In 2003, Dr. Wingfield moved to the Bay Area to complete her fellowship in sports medicine at Stanford University. …