The Ultimate Women's Sports Medicine Headquarters
We Work Hard & Smart to Get You Back in the Game
Game-Changing Physicians Make You Priority #1
OINJ: Your Premiere Orthopedic Destination
Caring for Athletes
of All Ages
Less Hassle &
More Quality Care
Providing Comprehensive Orthopedic Care for Athletes Ages 1 to 101
Whether you are School Athlete, Weekend Warrior or a Retiree with a Tennis injury, OINJ will provide you with a personalized orthopedic care plan that is just right for you. Leveraging the latest tools and techniques, our team of stellar physicians collaboratively work to get you back to enjoying life!
OINJ’s experienced Orthopedic team uses cutting-edge technology and a strategic treatment plan to get you back on your feet and enjoying life again.
Sports injuries can disrupt the season, but more importantly, the lives of students. So, let OINJ get your student athletes back on track with their high-quality, comprehensive care.
You are choosing the best for yourself when you visit OINJ. Personalized care, the most innovative technologies and a compassionate approach are only a few of their many attributes.
Our Board Certified Physicians collaborate as a team offering you the best and the latest in Orthopedic solutions.
A common question among women athletes is: “How can I find a sports injury doctor near me who specializes in women’s sports medicine?” The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey is here to help with our Women’s Sports Medicine Center. Serving individuals, schools and sports teams, our center specializes in helping female athletes and everyday sports enthusiasts recover from injuries and feel their best.
OINJ is sure to have the right sports orthopedist for you. Our nationally recognized sports medicine doctors work collaboratively to evaluate your situation and develop a personal care plan specifically with you in mind. We offer a full array of orthopedic services to meet your needs, with a patient-first approach designed to get you feeling better quickly. OINJ physicians continually raise the bar when it comes to exploring innovative, less invasive treatments that help you get back on your feet in no time. Across our locations we provide both surgical and non-surgical orthopedic solutions, with sports medicine specialists who are dedicated to using cutting-edge techniques and equipment.
OINJ provides the best sports medicine care for women in NJ, with offices across Morris County, Sussex County and Warren County. Whether you’re a college field hockey player in Morristown with a knee injury, or a weekend warrior tennis devotee in Hackettstown with shoulder pain, OINJ has got you covered with state-of-the-art sports orthopedic care for women across three counties. Caring for athletes of all ages, our Sports Medicine Center will provide you with a personalized orthopedic care plan that is just right for you. Leveraging the latest tools and techniques, our team of stellar physicians work together to get you back in the game.
Whether you have a small injury or a complex one, OINJ is committed to getting you to become your very best YOU. Our team of sports medicine doctors offers expertise for the following conditions and more: ACL Injuries, Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder), Bursitis, Concussion, Fat Pad Impingement, Fractures, Impingement Syndrome, Mallet Finger, Muscle Cramps, Muscle Strains, Overuse Injuries and Conditions, Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome, Quadriceps Contusion, Sprains and Turf Toe.
OINJ’s comprehensive Sports Medicine Center offers the following targeted treatments:
Articular Cartilage Restoration, Cartilage Transplantation, Concussion Management, Instability Surgery, Joint Reconstruction of Shoulder & Knee, Ligament Reconstruction, Physical Therapy & Occupational Hand Therapy, Rotator Cuff Repair, Spine Conditioning and more.
OINJ offers expert orthopedic care across multiple specialty areas, with dedicated Service Centers for Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle, Rheumatology and more. Each Service Center features an on-staff, board-certified specialist in order to deliver the highest level of care for that specific department or area. Our Centers of Excellence include our Spine Center, Sports Medicine Center, Women’s Sports Medicine Center, Hip & Knee Reconstruction Center, Hand & Upper Extremity Center, Foot & Ankle Center and Rheumatology Center.
Looking for a top-notch women’s sports medicine doctor? OINJ’s Women’s Sports Medicine Center is headed by the following specialists:
Ashley J. Bassett, MD is a fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon specializing in injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee. She graduated top of her class at Rutgers UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Following medical school, Dr. Bassett completed her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. Prior to this position, Dr. Bassett served as a team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers as well as Villanova University and Saint Joseph’s University Athletics. She has a special interest in sports-related injuries of the female athlete and serves as the director of the Women’s Sports Medicine Center at the Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey.
Ferheen Shamim, MD is a dedicated Sports Medicine Physician focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries. Dr. Shamim is Dual Board Certified by The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. During Dr. Shamim's fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, she studied and gained expertise in bedside musculoskeletal ultrasound evaluation and guided injections. She has a keen interest in using regenerative medicine to help treat orthopedic conditions. During her fellowship, she volunteered at a charitable program called Team-to-Win, which provides free comprehensive orthopedic care to student athletes at weekend clinics throughout football season.
Diane Niestepski, PA-C is a board certified physician assistant with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey. Since joining OINJ in 2006, Niestepski plays an intricate role in patient care, working with patients to address their orthopedic conditions. Whether she’s performing injections, assisting in surgical procedures or catering to in-office visits, Diane ensures that patients have the care, information they need and compassion both in advance and after their surgery.
Lindsay Roessler, PA-C is a physician assistant with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey. Board certified since 2015, Lindsey received a master’s degree from the Physician Assistant program at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. She received her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Mary Moran, PA-C is a physician assistant with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey.
Mary Moran received her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She found a passion for medicine during a global medical brigade to Honduras.
Olga Debrin, PA-C is a physician assistant with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey.
Olga Debrin, PA-C has been a physician assistant at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey since 2016. Board certified in 2015, Olga received her master's degree from the Physician Assistant program at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.
Victoria Kummer, RN, APN-C/RNFA is a nurse practitioner with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey. She is Board Certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and a Registered Nurse First Assistant. With over 20 years of critical care nursing experience, Victoria works in collaboration with the experienced physicians at OINJ both in the office and during surgical procedures.
"I came to see Dr Shamim for relief from my chronic tennis elbow. I had been suffering and reducing my lifestyle for almost a year when I met her. I had heard about PRP and was thinking it was my last option before surgery.
Dr Shamim recommended a newer procedure called Tenex which she performed on me in April. She said that I might also need the PRP to boost healing and really “do the job”. And that’s what happened. I am 4 weeks post PRP and am so happy with my recovery! Dr Shamim and her assistant Angela have been wonderful throughout. They’ve answered my questions and concerns fully and are responsive when I leave a message for them. Besides being talented and wonderful caregivers they are just the nicest professionals to deal with. The staff of the Institute, from the front desk on back are efficient, smart and helpful. I recommend the Institute wholeheartedly!"
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