Dr. West is in her seventh year as the team physician for Carnegie Mellon University Athletics. She is an Assistant Professor at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Center for Sports Medicine. She is the team physician for the University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team, the River Hounds Professional Soccer Club, and the assistant team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
In past years, she has covered the University of Pittsburgh women's basketball, women's soccer, and women's volleyball teams, as well as the George Washington University men's basketball team.
Dr. West grew up in Santa Monica, California. She graduated with a B.S. from The John Hopkins University and received her M.D. from George Washington University School of Medicine. She also did her surgical Internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at GW. She completed her training at The University of Pittsburgh with a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, under the direction of Dr. Freddie Fu.