Meet Your Sports Medicine Team
You have all the care you need at LVHN to help you recover from a sports injury. Our team of sports medicine fellowship-trained and board-certified physicians are experienced in caring for the youngest of athletes as well as elite professionals and Olympians. Our physicians lead a team of more than 400 experts in various facets of orthopedics, sports medicine, rehabilitation, athletic training and sports performance among other specialties. Many of our physicians are former high school and college athletes themselves and can relate directly to the mindset of athletes to help manage expectations around injury prevention and recovery.
Ready to get back in the game after a sports injury? Let the sports medicine experts at Lehigh Valley Health Network help you. We can provide you with a diagnosis, care plan, and treatment recommendation – often during your first appointment. We’ll work with you to develop a personalized plan designed to meet your needs and get you back to your active lifestyle. Our team sees patients at numerous convenient locations throughout the region.
LVHN is committed to scheduling an appointment for you today, tomorrow or the next day with a provider who can help treat your sports injury.
You can count on Lehigh Valley Health Network to provide unique sports medicine services offered at convenient locations throughout the region. From orthopedic surgeries to ongoing injury treatment, concussion management, fitness and sports-specific training, LVHN is here to provide you with the sports medicine services you need to achieve your athletic or personal goals.
LVHN–Tilghman in Allentown is the region’s only campus dedicated to orthopedics, offering two high-quality healthcare facilities in one convenient location. At the Center for Orthopedic Medicine–Tilghman, you’ll find the area’s top surgeons who perform inpatient orthopedic procedures. At the LVHN Tilghman–Surgery Center, you can receive outpatient orthopedic care, where you’ll come in for your procedure and leave the same day. The campus also offers ExpressCARE for minor illnesses and injuries 365 days a year without an appointment.
LVHN–One City Center is the region’s destination for sports medicine and fitness. We’re located in downtown Allentown alongside the PPL Center and proudly serve as the official training facility for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Lehigh Valley Steelhawks. Services include a 17,000-square-foot LVHN Fitness center with a full array of cardiovascular and weight training equipment, group classes and a multi-sport simulator, an 11,000 square-foot sports performance training studio, complete with a 40-yard turf track and circuit training, rehabilitation services, concussion management and sports nutrition.
LVHN Sports Academy is the Lehigh Valley’s premier indoor turf training facility in Breinigsville offering sports performance training for individual athletes, teams and organizations. We provide the region with a prestigious indoor training facility that meets the needs and expectations of athletes, parents and coaches by positively impacting athletic and physical development of our youth population.
Lehigh Valley Health Network offers a fully integrated sports medicine program from first touch through recovery. Our comprehensive services include a full continuum of care, including injury treatment, sports rehabilitation, concussion care, athletic training services, sports performance training, sports cardiology, nutrition and fitness services. The sports medicine team works together to deliver high-quality care that helps athletes meet personal and competitive goals.
Sports medicine physicians
Our team of fellowship-trained and board-certified sports medicine orthopedic surgeons and family practice sports medicine physicians are experienced in caring for the youngest of athletes as well as elite professionals and Olympians. Our physicians lead a team of more than 400 experts in various facets of orthopedics, sports medicine, rehabilitation, athletic training and sports performance among other specialties. Many of our physicians are former high school and college athletes themselves and can relate directly to the mindset of athletes to help manage expectations around injury prevention and recovery.
Our sports performance specialists train athletes of all ages to function at their highest potential. The team includes certified strength and conditioning specialists who develop personalized programs focused on improving speed, agility, strength and preventing injury.
Our sports rehabilitation focuses on implementing the latest evidence-based research and techniques in order to get an athlete back to their sport. These techniques are not only done in the clinic but carry over to the playing field, ensuring that an athlete is ready to return to play.
LVHN is a regional leader in the evaluation, treatment and management of concussion injuries. Our credentialed ImPACT consultants (CIC) have completed specialized training in state-of-the-art concussion evaluation and care.
Our athletic trainers collaborate with physicians in preventing, evaluating and treating various medical conditions involving sports injury with the goal of returning the athlete to his or her sport. We offer athletic training services to the region’s professional teams and more than a dozen area high schools and colleges.
LVHN’s sports cardiology program is for athletes 15 years and older who are involved in any level of sports, from recreational to high-level competition. By evaluating an athlete's risk for sudden cardiac arrest, our sports cardiologist can diagnose heart and vascular disease early. A treatment plan then can be created to keep the athlete safe and allow him or her to continue playing sports whenever possible.
Our sports nutrition specialists offer tools and expertise to properly fuel your body for peak performance. Programs are designed for whatever type of athletic endeavor you enjoy.
LVHN Fitness is a full-service gym with four convenient locations in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Hazleton. We offer a variety of equipment, group classes, personal training and massage services to meet your health and wellness goals.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is the only provider in the region to offer complete sports medicine to the region’s top professional teams, high school and collegiate athletes, and weekend warriors. Our team is the official health care provider for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, Valley Preferred Cycling Center, the Easter Pennsylvania Conference Championship Series, Bethlehem Steel FC, Via Marathon, Pocono Raceway and over a dozen area high schools and colleges.