Frances Comer, DO
Frances Comer, DO, is one of the Sports Medicine fellows for 2019-2020. She is a lifelong Ohio resident, having grown up near Cleveland and now making Columbus her home for the past five years. She completed her undergraduate degree at John Carroll University and medical school at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. She graduated from Nationwide Children’s Pediatrics residency program in June, and she is thrilled to continue her fellowship training here. She spent additional time learning Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine during medical school and residency, so she loves to incorporate her skills when she is seeing patients. She spends half of her time as a fellow in Sports Medicine and the other half as a pediatrician in Primary Care.
Dr. Comer’s research interests include medical education and osteopathic manipulative medicine. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Society of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Comer will be a team physician for London High School. She looks forward to taking care of the athletes in Central Ohio!
Kayla Daniel, MD
Kayla Daniel, MD, is one of our Sports Medicine fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and has toured the Midwest for her medical training. She completed her undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis, medical school at Rush University in Chicago and recently graduated from Pediatric Residency Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. In her youth, Dr. Daniel played soccer and softball and continues to be an active runner. She is excited to stay in Columbus for her fellowship and continue her training at Nationwide Children’s.
Dr. Daniel’s research interests include Female Athlete Triad, and use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in pediatric sports medicine. She is an active member in the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine of which she serves as the Fellow Liaison for the Communications Committee.
Dr. Daniel will be continuing her role as team physician for Lakewood High School and Ohio Dominican University. She is looking forward to becoming a member of the sports medicine community.