Where Life, Sports and Medicine Intersect!
TimeOut With The SportsDr. Podcast

TimeOut With The SportsDr. Podcast

I’m Dr Derrick Burgess, board certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sportsmedicine specialist, and host of TimeOut With The SportsDr Podcast. This is the show where life, sports and medicine intersect!

Are you a young professional who is successful but not fulfilled? Are you interested in changing the trajectory of your family for future generations? Do you feel that everything you know about money is just enough to keep you caught in the rat race?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, this podcast is for you. Join in every week to gain practical tips about how to strengthen your mindset, grow your assets and achieve the level of success that you desire. I want to share what I’ve learned and been able to accomplish with you.

Because,….if I can do it, you can too!...

Recent Episodes

How to Protect Your Most Valuable Asset with Pearson Ravitz Dr. Stephanie Pearson

March 27, 2023

Life is full of unpredictable twists and turns, and a single moment can undoubtedly alter the course of our lives forever. Disability is a common occurrence affecting millions of people worldwide, and it can happen to anyone…

Getting Back in the Game: Rebuilding Your Professional Identity with Dr. Stephanie Pearson

March 20, 2023

It has been claimed that there is often a culture of perfectionism in medicine. It is where doctors and medical professionals are expected to achieve a high level of expertise and meticulousness in their work, which can lead…

The Recipe for Success with Roderick Hollins

March 13, 2023

Are you willing to be cocooned in the adversity process to emerge stronger and beautifully ready to glide into success? How must we strive to embrace our struggles and keep on fighting?   Life is a journey of ups and downs, …

Not by Chance

March 6, 2023

In this solo episode, Dr. Derrick Burgess will expound the back story of how he reached the place of triumph in which he stands today. Tune in today as we reminisce and learn from the fantastic experiences that took place in…

Becoming a Surgeon with Donavon Dahmer

Feb. 27, 2023

Sight is what you see with your eyes, whereas vision is what you see with your mind. Vision is claimed to be the most potent force on earth.  It allows us to see things not yet on earth.  Vision is the ability to see the inv…

Go Deeper with Wesley Thompson

Feb. 20, 2023

How can we persevere in the face of setbacks? How can we take a chance to discover what lies beyond the obstacles we're facing? Life is indeed unpredictable. We never know when adversity will strike. In a blink of an eye, th…

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Going Deeper and Setting a Clear Vision

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Maximize the Moments and Build Atomic Habits

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About the Host

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Dr. Derrick Burgess

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine

Dr. Derrick Burgess is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and specialist in Sports Medicine and shoulder surgery. Dr. Burgess is Co-Captain with his wife Myeasha, pediatric dentist, in building a winning team with their three beautiful children.

It was in high school that Dr. Burgess, a Muscle Shoals, Alabama native, realized his interest in orthopaedics. After suffering an injury in football, Burgess discovered a mentor that would be a catalyst for his pursuit in medicine. He embodies the same passion to impact other young people to "Dream Big" to achieve their wildest desires.

After high school, he continued his education at Xavier University of Louisiana as a biology pre-med major. After graduating summa cum laude, Dr. Burgess attended Howard University in Washington, DC for both his medical school training and orthopaedic surgery residency. He subsequently completed his sports medicine specialty training under world-renowned surgeon Dr. Frank Noyes at Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center. There, he trained extensively in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder, ligament reconstruction, cartilage transplantation, meniscal transplantation, osteotomies and shoulder replacement, including the reverse ball and socket arthroplasty. He served as associate team physician for the Cincinnati Bengals as well as team physician for Milford High School. Dr. Burgess is a Fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

He is currently South Central Sports Medicine medical director in Laurel, Mississippi. He participates in providing world class care for his patients and athletes in South Mississippi. Dr. Burgess is a top motivational speaker and shares his talents to inspire others to achieve their goals despite the obstacles in their way.