Sports Medicine | The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey

Sports Medicine is the branch of medicine specific to the prevention and treatment of injuries and illnesses resulting from the training for and participation in athletic activities.

The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey has an elite team of physicians and physical therapists who specialize in all aspects of sports medicine. Our seasoned professionals are regionally recognized for their expertise, outstanding care and medical support for numerous professional, collegiate and high school sports teams throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Conditions We Treat

Our practice is highly specialized in sports-related injuries for athletes of all ages and activity level including:

Services We Offer

As part of our complete care of sports-related conditions, our team has specialists in:

  • Articular cartilage restoration
  • Cartilage transplantation
  • Instability surgery
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Spine conditioning

At The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, we provide sports-related care from diagnosis to preventative maintenance for all types of athletes, ensuring a return to the field as quickly as possible.

View Our Other Specialties

Sports Medicine is the branch of medicine specific to the prevention and treatment of injuries and illnesses resulting from the training for and participation in athletic activities.

At The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, our specialized physicians effectively diagnose and treat conditions of the hand and upper extremity (shoulder, arm, elbow and wrist) as well as the associated nerves, ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones.

As one of the largest orthopedic practices in New Jersey, The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey offers comprehensive joint replacement services to adult, children and adolescent patients who have exhausted all other methods of treatment for their joint injury or condition.

With years of experience, the physicians at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey specialize in diagnosing and treating all conditions regarding the foot and ankle along with the associated ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves and bones.

The spine, which forms the base for the rest of our skeletal system, is a semi-rigid structure consisting of 33 vertebrae (block-like series of bones) that are connected together by spinal discs, ligaments, joints and muscles.

Rheumatic diseases are painful conditions caused by the swelling or inflammation in the muscles, joints, ligaments or tendons.

At The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, our team of licensed and certified physical therapists and athletic trainers work with our dedicated physicians using the latest techniques to help our patients restore motion and function as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Meet Our Specialists

Dr. KossDr. Stephen Koss

Orthopedic Physician

Dr. Stephen Koss is an orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine at the New England Medical Center of Tufts University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in Boston, MA.

Dr. TejaDr. Paul G. Teja

Orthopedic Physician

Dr. Paul G. Teja is board certified by the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Teja has expertise in areas including sports medicine, and adult and perdiatric fracture care as well as ligament reconstruction.

Dr. SaydeDr. William Sayde

Orthopedic Physician

Dr. William Sayde is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in sports medicine with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. DeFalcoDr. Robert A. DeFalco, Jr.

Orthopedic Physician

Dr. Robert A DeFalco, Jr. is an orthopedic surgeon with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey with prior experience serving on the medical staff for the Philadelphia Phantoms and Flyers.

Dr. ShamimDr. Ferheen Shamim

Orthopedic Physician

Dr. Ferheen Shamim is fellowship-trained in sports medicine with a concentration in non-operative management of orthopedic conditions.

More Information

To learn more about our comprehensive services, contact us, or to make an appointment with one of our specialists, fill out the appointment form to the right.

The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey is a premier multi-disciplinary center offering complete orthopedic care, rehabilitation and pain management services to patients of all ages and activity levels using a customized treatment plan to fit individual needs.

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