Dave Soma, M.D.

Physician - Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

  • Sports Medicine
  • Rochester, MN
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  • Pediatric concussions
  • Pediatric overuse injuries and sports specialization
  • Pediatric medical conditions affecting sports participation
  • Overuse injuries in young athletes
  • General medical issues as it pertains to sports participation
  • Adolescent health

Personal Interests

I'm a former collegiate football player and decathlete with a continued love for sports, and actively coach football, basketball, and baseball. I currently enjoy fishing and playing sports with my 3 boys.

Undergraduate Studies

St. John’s University - Collegeville, MN

Medical School

St. John’s University - Collegeville, MN


Pediatrics, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Rochester, MN 


Pediatric Primary Care Sports Medicine, University of Colorado/Children’s Hospital of Colorado - Denver, Colorado 

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • AAP Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness
  • Team Physician, University of Colorado Football (2012-2013)
  • Team Physician, Denver University Women’s Soccer (2012-2013)
  • Team Physician, Mayo High School (2013-present)
  • Team Physician, Med City FC soccer team (2017-present)
  • Team Physician, USA Ski and Snowboard teams (2019-present)

Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year Award 2014

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