Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
sports medicine, musculoskeletal issues during pregnancy, pediatric concussion


Dr. Sara Gould is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the Department of Emergency Medicine at University of Alabama at Birmingham. She serves as the ambulatory clinical director of orthopedics at the Highlands clinical site. She is also the co-director of the Concussion Task Force at Children’s of Alabama. She runs an infusion clinic for pediatric post-traumatic headache management at Children’s of Alabama.

Dr. Gould completed her residency in emergency medicine at New York University Hospital Center/Bellevue Hospital. During this time, she provided medical coverage for a variety of sports events such as Yankee’s and Ranger’s games. She then went on to complete a fellowship in non-operative sports medicine at North Shore University Hospital System.

As part of her fellowship, Dr. Gould was active in sports sidelines coverage, from high school football teams to the NBA All-Star games. She has served as medical director for a number of NBA events since that time. Dr. Gould is the team physician for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s women’s basketball team. Dr. Gould is also registered in musculoskeletal sonography (RMSK), credentialed by The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) to perform musculoskeletal sonography.

Dr. Gould’s research interests include exercise in pregnancy and pediatric/adolescent concussion. Her research has been funded by American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the March of Dimes


Graduate School
Tulane University School of Medicine

Medical School
Ohio State University School of Medicine

New York University Hospital Center/Bellevue Hospital
Emergency Medicine

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Sports Medicine


Campus Address

(205) 975-7387