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Dr. Thurman Alvey III

  • College: Franklin College
  • Medical: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Biography

    Dr. Thurman Alvey is a primary care sports medicine specialist. His interests include acute musculoskeletal injury, concussion management, exercise prescription, sports dermatology, and medical conditions in athletes. Dr. Alvey employs a comprehensive approach to his patient care from injury through rehab and into prevention of future injuries. He has specialized training in musculoskeletal ultrasound and osteopathic manipulative medicine to assist in the non-operative care of his patients. After receiving his medical degree in 2003 and prior to completing his fellowship, Dr. Alvey spent five years as a member of the teaching faculty for the Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency practicing full-spectrum family medicine. His research interests include injury prevention, sports performance, chronic tendinopathy, regenerative biomedicine and concussion management. Dr. Alvey is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the American Osteopathic Association of Sports Medicine, and the Indiana Osteopathic Association. A native of Franklin, Indiana, Dr. Alvey was a multi-sport athlete throughout high school and college. He is an avid supporter of scholastic wrestling, having coached at the developmental, middle school, high school and collegiate levels. He and his wife, April, have four daughters. Areas of Focus

    • Primary care sports medicine
  • Certifications

    American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (2006-present)
    American Osteopathic Board of Family Physician, Family Medicine and OMT (2007-present)
    Basic Life Support
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    Pediatric Advanced Life Support


    President, Indiana Osteopathic Association, 2010-2011
    Board of Directors, Indiana Osteopathic Association, 2006-2012
    AOA Bureau of Interns and Residents Executive Council, 2004-2006
    Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents, 2000-2002
    Union Hospital Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
    IOA Outstanding Young DO, 2009
    Union Hospital Outstanding Resident Research Award, 2005
    PCSOM President’s Award, 2003
    PCSOM Clinical Excellence Award, 2003
    PCSOM Student DO of the Year, 2002
    Franklin College Top Ten Senior, 1996
    FC Outstanding Student Leader Award (1994-1996)
    Franklin College President’s Scholar, 1992-1996
    John Poland Wrestling Scholarship, 1992

    Professional Appointments:
    Clinical Associate Professor, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Team Affiliations
    Indianapolis Colts
    Indiana State University

  • Speaking Engagements

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