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Tori Edmiston, MD

  • Specialties

    Non-operative sports medicine for spine, upper, and lower extremity, energy deficiency, sports physiology, and performance

  • Fellowship

    Sports Medicine - Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

  • Residency

    Family Medicine - Michigan State University

  • Medical School

    University of Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Family Physicians


Tori Edmiston, MD, is a board certified by the American Board of Family Physicians and has obtained an additional certification in Sports Medicine. Dr. Edmiston grew up in Colorado and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, San Diego where she earned a B.S. in Biochemistry and Neuroscience. She graduated from medical school, with honors, at the University of Medicine and Health Sciences. Following her Family Medicine residency at the Michigan State University’s affiliated Ascension Genesys Hospital and subsequent Sports Medicine fellowship at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Chicago she made the move to Reno to join the Reno Orthopedic Clinic in 2022.

Dr. Edmiston specializes in non-operative sports medicine for upper and lower extremity as well as general sports medicine concerns including relative energy deficiency in sport, sports physiology, and performance. Dr. Edmiston is proud to provide high quality and patient-centered care to the Reno and the Carson City community.

She enjoys community engagement and outreach including local school and club athletic events and mass athletic events across the country and abroad.

Dr. Edmiston is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Association of Family Physicians. She has also published award winning research in the field of orthopedic surgery. She has participated as a member of the team physicians for the Association of Volleyball Professionals Gold Series, Chicago Sky WNBA, U15 US Women’s National Soccer Team, Chicago Marathon as well as the Dare2Tri adaptive sports organization, etc. She has provided team physician duties for local universities, community colleges and high schools during medical residency and fellowship including University of Illinois, Chicago, etc.

Outside of work, Dr. Edmiston enjoys spending time with her two rescue dogs, family, and friends. Her hobbies include traveling, hiking, swimming, surfing, paddling in the summer and skiing in the winter.


  • 2017 Orthopaedic Innovator Award at the AAOS/ORS Translating Orthopaedic Technologies into Clinical Practice: Pathways from Novel Idea to Improvements in Standard of Care Research Symposium 2017 AAOS/ORS Orthopaedic Innovator Award for StreaMD

  • EOA Resident/Fellow Travel Grant for your abstract entitled, “Can Bundled Payments Succeed with Medicaid in Primary Joint Arthroplasty?” Eastern Orthopaedic Association


  • Kevin Campbell, Philip Louie, Dan Bohl, Tori A. Edmiston, Christopher Mikhail, Brett R. Levine. (November, 2017). A Novel Automated Physician- Specific Text-Messaging Bot is Effective in Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Control Trial Poster presented at: AAHKS; Dallas, TX, USA.

  • Manning BT, Kearns S, Bohl DD, Edmiston T, Medairos RA, Sporer SM, Levine BR.. (November, 2016). Patient Perceptions of Sleep Quality Before and After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty. Poster presented at: American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 26th Annual Meeting; Dallas, TX, USA.

  • P. Maxwell Courtney, Tori A. Edmiston, Caleb T. Pflederer, Brett R. Levine, Tad L. Gerlinger. (November, 2017). Is There Any Role for Direct Repair of Extensor Mechanism Disruption Following Total Knee Arthroplasty? Poster presented at: AAHKS; Dallas, TX, USA