16th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium
Lessons within this Course:
Lesson 1: The Great Hip Debate: Point/Counterpoint with Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD & John Salvo, MD
Chrondrolabrum Detachment: Reconstruction vs Repair
- Labrum Repair and Debridement, Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD
- Primary Labrum Reconstruction, John Salvo, MD
Hip Arthroscopy: The Capsular Debate
- Capsular Closure after a Hip Arthroscopy, John Salvo, MD
- No Capsular Closure after a Hip Arthroscopy, Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD
- Moderated Q&A by Christopher Dodson, MD
Lesson 2: ACL Injuries with Paul Marchetto, MD
- ACL Reconstruction in 2021: Where Are We Now?, Christopher Dodson, MD
- ACL Graft Failure- Why they Occur and Treatment Options, Matthew Pepe, MD
- Improvement Movement Efficiency for Increased Performance, Ted Rath
- Moderated Q&A by Paul Marchetto, MD
Lesson 3: Misc Topics with Matthew Pepe, MD
- Myocarditis in Athletes, Arsh Dhanota, MD, CAQSM
- Dealing Effectively with Difficult People in the workplace, Jody J. Foster, MD, MBA
- Moderated Q&A by Matthew Pepe, MD
Paul Tjoumakaris, MD
Dr. Tjoumakaris is board certified in orthopaedic surgery with a subspecialty certification in sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. He has authored numerous peer reviewed publications and book chapters in premier orthopaedic journals and lectures regionally, nationally, and internationally on his orthopaedic research. Dr. Tjoumakaris is the Associate Director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program as well as the Associate Director of Sports Medicine Research and serves as an instructor at numerous arthroscopy courses. Dr. Tjoumakaris specializes in sports medicine and shoulder surgery with special expertise in shoulder, knee, and hip arthroscopy and reconstructive procedures.
John Salvo, MD
Dr. Salvo is double board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He specializes in sports injuries, knee ligament (ACL & PCL) reconstructions, meniscus tears, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, and hip arthroscopy. As Director of the Hip Arthroscopy program at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Salvo is one of the region’s leaders in hip arthroscopy & hip preservation, particularly in athletes. He is a team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles as well as the Philadelphia Flyers, and a consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He is an active member of several subspecialty societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.
Christopher Dodson, MD
Dr. Dodson is a board certified Sports Medicine surgeon and a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. He serves as Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia 76ers and is Head Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Philadelphia Eagles. Dr. Dodson was previously an assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Flyers and is currently a consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the NHL. He also is the current head team physician for Eastern University and previously served as head team physician for Bryn Athyn College. His clinical interests include Shoulder Instability, ACL reconstruction, Rotator Cuff Tears, and Elbow Injuries in Overhead Athletes. Dr. Dodson has authored over 80 articles and book chapters related to sports medicine and has been consistently recognized as a “Top Doctor” in the region.
Paul Marchetto, MD
Dr. Marchetto is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and the Vice Chairman for the Department of Orthopaedics for the Methodist Division of Jefferson Health. He is a partner at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. Dr. Marchetto is a pioneer in Sports Medicine, dedicating himself to this field of medicine for over 35 years. Dr. Marchetto served as the team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles for over 18 years and currently serves as their assistant team physician. In 2010, Dr. Marchetto and the medical team for the Philadelphia Eagles received an award for the Best Medical Staff in the NFL. Among the many other professional sports for which he has been team physician are the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1980’s, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Phantoms. He was the head team physician for the athletes at Drexel University in Philadelphia and Rutgers University in Camden. He was also the sports medicine specialist for many of the high school teams in southern New Jersey.
Matthew Pepe, MD
Dr. Matthew Pepe is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, particularly, shoulder, knee, and elbow reconstruction. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to complete his fellowship in both Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Pepe is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is on staff at Virtua Voorhees and Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. Dr. Pepe is one of the Team Orthopaedic Surgeons for the Philadelphia Eagles, as well as Stockton College. He is active in clinical research and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.
Mr. Rath is the VP of Player Performance for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL. Rath begins his second season in Philadelphia. During his first, Rath’s role as Director of Sports Performance allowed him to oversee all aspects of the team’s Performance-related methods including, Strength & Conditioning, Sports Science, Performance Nutrition, Travel Strategies, and numerous additional aspects. Rath spent the previous three seasons with the Los Angeles Rams. He enters his 13th season at the professional level, also having served as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. In his first season leading his own Strength and Conditioning Program, Rath was named the NFL Strength and Conditioning Coach of the year by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, an award voted on by professionals around the NFL.
Arsh Dhanota, MD, CAQSM
Dr. Dhanota is a Sports Medicine Specialist and Founder/Director of the Penn Regenerative Sports Medicine & Orthobiologics Program, specializing in treating patients with a wide variety of sports medicine and musculoskeletal conditions. Serving as director of the Penn Regenerative Sports Medicine & Orthobiologics Program at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Dhanota has developed cutting-edge cell-based treatment protocols for musculoskeletal injuries. His extensive experience treating patients and athletes of all ages, including NCAA Division I and professional athletes, has earned him the prestigious honor of being named a Top Doctor in Sports Medicine. He is currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer of the Philadelphia Eagles. In the past he has also served as a Team Physician with the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) and the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA). Dr. Dhanota is currently an Assistant Professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and a Team Physician for the University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team. Additionally, he also serves as an Expert Reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Jody Foster, MD, MBA
Dr. Foster, a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Pennsylvania Hospital, leads the Professionalism Program at Penn Medicine as the Executive Clinical Director. Her clinical practice includes general psychiatry, with a special emphasis on treating acute inpatients, psychopharmacology, and corporate development that provides support and evaluation services to executives.