Dr. Frye’s interest in pediatric sports medicine and orthopedics comes from her own experience playing sports growing up. She played softball, volleyball, basketball and crew. As a catcher and first baseman, she was awarded All-State honors in softball twice during high school. She understands the demands of year-round competition due to extensive travel team participation & competing at the collegiate level. Dr. Frye is proud to bring a unique perspective to her practice in that she understands the role of health & fitness from the student-athlete’s perspective, the physician’s perspective, and now the parent’s perspective as well.
She has completed extensive training in concussion evaluation and management and is recognized as a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant (CIC). Her practice is 1 of only 5 sites in Michigan with this designation, distinguishing her as a local expert in concussion management and computerized neurocognitive (ImPACT) testing.
Dr. Frye has also completed advanced training in Ponseti casting & management of clubfeet at the University of Iowa. She is a member of Ponseti International and is in the process of applying for the distinction of being a Ponseti Preferred Provider.
Dr. Frye has been recognized for clinical excellence by various organizations, including being named to the Mom-Approved Best Doctors in Michigan List by MetroParent Magazine 5 years in a row (2015-2019) and being nominated for the 2015 Health Professional Hero Award by the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the teaching faculty in both the Pediatrics & Human Development and Family Medicine Departments at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. She also is the author of numerous publications including contributions to peer-reviewed medical journals and medical textbooks. She has most recently authored articles on medical care of the student-athlete, performance-enhancing practices by young student-athletes, and the use of opioid medications for athletic injuries. Dr. Frye is proud to have presented her clinical research at the national and international levels.