The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Family Medicine

Lucianne Olewinski, MD

Assistant Professor

Clinical Focus

Comprehensive primary care, including women’s health procedures (IUD’s, Nexplanons, colposcopies, endometrial biopsies), mental health, and gender affirming hormone therapy; and comprehensive sports medicine, including concussion care, overtraining, overuse injuries, mental health in sport, and joint injections (corticosteroids and hyaluronic acid).

My personal athletic background is in ballet and rugby, and I am currently a competitive cyclist in road, track, and cyclocross.

Research Focus

Mental Health in Sport, Athletes as Role Models, Care of the Transgender Athlete.


Medical School
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

University of Wisconsin Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship


American Board of Family Medicine (Board Certified in Family Medicine 2016; Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine 2017)

Current Publications

Olewinski L, Brooks MA, Wilson J, Heidel RE, Watson A.
Collegiate athletes opinions regarding helmet use while riding scooters or mopeds. Journal of American College Health. 2020 Nov 5:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Kane SF, Olewinski LH, Tamminga KS.
Management of chronic tendon injuries. American Family Physician. 2019 Aug 1;100(3):147-157.


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