Our Faculty and Team

Our program director and other exceptional physician mentors share an interest in challenging and teaching our sports medicine fellows. They will provide you with the specific experiences you need to practice non-surgical sports medicine.

Sports Medicine Felllowship Director - Arizona

Ryan Zerr, D.O.

Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship

Dr. Ryan Zerr joined  Yuma Regional Medical Center's Graduate Medical Education faculty to direct the Sports Medicine Fellowship program. In addition to serving as the mentor to our fellows, he treats patients for their athletic injuries. Dr. Zerr earned his medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. He completed his family medicine residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital in Phoenix, AZ and his sports medicine fellowship at the University of Nevada, Reno, in Reno, NV. He is board-certified in family medicine with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine.
Dr. Zerr enjoys spending time with his family and watching them participate in athletic, school and community events. He also enjoys weight lifting, travel and smoking ribs and pulled pork.

Sports Medicine Fellowship doctor

Alfonso Téllez II, M.D.

Core Faculty and Fellowship Program Alum

Dr. Alfonso Téllez II was born in Tucson, AZ and grew up in Yuma. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arizona. He  completed his family and community medicine residency and sports medicine fellowship at Yuma Regional Medical Center. He feels deep satisfaction from his work in the community to promote health education and help the underserved.

In his free time, Dr. Téllez enjoys cycling, soccer, hiking, movies, cooking and planning trips to new places.

Sports Medicine Fellow Arizona

Steffano Mottl, M.D.

Current Fellow

Born in Lima, Peru, Dr. Steffano Mottl spent his formative years in Pensacola, Florida. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University in Grenada and completed his family and community medicine residency at Yuma Regional Medical Center. During his residency, he launched a medical campaign in Coya, Peru, that helped provide medical attention for people with poor access to specialty care.

Dr. Mottl’s personal interests include traveling, meditating, praying, listening to coaching podcasts, playing soccer and surfing.

Arizona Sports Medicine Fellowship

Jen Woltman

Fellowship Coordinator and Family Medicine Residency Assistant Program Coordinator
email: [email protected]

“I am proud to be on a team that supports our resident physicians and sports medicine fellows in serving our patients and community.”

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