Dr. Holmes is a board-certified sports medicine physician who has made his mark on Nashville since moving here in 2009. Prior to his move, he served as the Director of Sports Medicine at Georgetown University in Washington, DC for over three years. From 2003 to 2006, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a key member of the University Sports Medicine team.

He completed his sports medicine fellowship in 2002 at Ball Memorial/Central Indiana Sports Medicine. Prior to fellowship, his completed residency at Tallahassee (FL) Memorial Health Care, and was one of two residents to serve as chief resident during his final year.

Dr. Holmes graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine cum laude in 1998 and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society granted to those graduating near the top of their medical school class. Dr. Holmes obtained his undergraduate degree from Ole Miss, graduating summa cum laude and was named “Marshall” of the class of Liberal Arts.

Dr. Holmes’ passion for athletics and sports medicine acumen has allowed him to serve as a team physician or consultant to numerous athletic teams and performing artist organizations over the past 20 years. His athletes have ranged from the high school to the professional ranks, and he has several dozen former patients currently competing in the NFL, NBA and major league baseball.

He has received a plethora of awards over the past two decades, including being named the “Top Sports Medicine Specialist" in the nation by HealthTap.com for the winter of 2013, spring and fall of 2017 . He also received “Patient’s Choice” and "Compassionate Doctor" awards in 2011-2014 and 2016-2018. He has also been named as a Vitals Top Ten Sports Medicine Specialist in Tennessee. Twice during residency, Dr. Holmes was named “Teacher of the Year.” 

Dr. Holmes enjoys working with the media and has made regular appearances in television, print and internet media outlets. He has appeared on CNN, ABC’s World News and Nightline and several local news programs in Washington, DC and Nashville. He has frequently been quoted in print media, including People Magazine, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun and The Tennessean. He lectures on sports medicine topics in Middle Tennessee on a regular basis. 

Dr. Holmes resides in Nashville with his wife, Christie and two children, Alex and Ella Kate, along with their dog Finley. His primary hobby is spending time with his family, and he also greatly enjoys attending sporting events, hiking, live music, reading fiction and traveling.


Erica is originally from Lake Charles, LA.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from The University of West Alabama in 2002 and was certified by the Board of Certification of Athletic Trainers the same year. 

After graduation, Erica served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Belhaven College in Jackson, MS. She then moved to Hammond, LA and worked as an assistant athletic trainer at Southeastern Louisiana University. Most recently, she worked as an athletic trainer at The University of Mississippi from 2005 until joining Impact Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in October 2015. 

Erica is a member of The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and is also certified as a Registered Orthopedic Technologist through The American Society of Orthopedic Professionals (ASOP). 

When not at work, she enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with friends and family