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Clay D. Miller, M.D.


Nonsurgical Orthopedics, Osteoporosis Treatment, Sports and Arts Medicine, EMG/NCS


Sports Medicine

About Dr. Miller

Dr. Miller has been with Sports Medicine North since 2004. He is originally from Newville, Pennsylvania, and is a former professional ballet dancer. He received his bachelor of arts and master of fine arts degrees at The University of Utah and then went on to complete his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine. After finishing medical school, Dr. Miller underwent an internal medical internship at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He then traveled to Rochester, Minnesota, to undergo a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program at the renowned Mayo Clinic; then he completed a clinical fellowship at the Boston Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Division in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Miller was a former president of the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) and one of the founders of Athletes and the Arts with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), see and for more information. He helped produce accreditation standards for hearing, vocal, psychological, and neuromusculoskeletal conditions in musicians for NASM—National Association of Schools of Music.

In addition to treating pain management and spine patients at Sports Medicine North, Dr. Miller’s special clinical interests include sports and arts medicine, EMG/NCS, and osteoporosis treatment. In his free time, Dr. Miller enjoys fishing, playing golf, dancing, and traveling.


Postgraduate Training

  • Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital Sports Medicine Division, Boston, MA, 1995 – 1996
  • Residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 1992 – 1995
  • Internal Medicine Internship: St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 1991 – 1992


  • Doctorate of Medicine: University of Utah School of Medicine, UT, 1991
  • Master of Fine arts Degree: The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 1987
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree: The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 1985

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA)
  • The International Society for Clinical Densitometry

Official Team Affiliations

  • Northeast Youth Ballet
  • North Shore Music Theatre
  • Stoneham Theatre