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Why Choose Geisinger?

Geisinger's Orthopaedic Institute has sports medicine coverage at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, seven universities, and 29 high schools across northeastern and central Pennsylvania.

A team of orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists provide the coordination of care of these athletes, including:

  • 43 athletic trainers
  • 14 orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeons and specialists
  • Four affiliated physicians
  • Two orthopaedic and sports medicine fellows

Our orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists are even named to public committees and boards. Glen Feltham, M.D., sports medicine physician, Geisinger Health System, has been named to the newly formed Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer's (EPYS) Medical Advisory Board Committee. Dr. Feltham was one of 13 sports medicine experts named to the panel, which will work to enhance player safety, promote health and wellness and reduce the incidence of injury in youth soccer players in eastern Pennsylvania.

And, each year, Geisinger orthopaedic and sports medicine researchers publish articles and chapters in biomedical journals, textbooks and other scholarly publications and facilitates research in discovering the best applications of, improvements to, and innovations for the latest orthopaedic technologies in development. For more information on research and a list of publications, click here.