Board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Jill Marple was raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She completed her undergraduate studies, magna cum laude, at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, where she majored in biology. Dr. Marple played Division 1 basketball and won Ivy League Women’s Championships twice with one appearance in the NCAA tournament.
She then attended medical school at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and completed her residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after completing a general surgery internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. She is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Having spent eight years with Abington Memorial Hospital’s Rehabilitation Department, including three years as medical director, Dr. Marple has experience caring for a variety of complex patient problems, such as acute and chronic neck, back, and joint problems, spinal cord injuries, amputations, and neuromuscular and neurological diseases. She has experience managing these types of patients for issues such as gait dysfunction, spasticity, pain, and the need for bracing or prostheses, as well as other orthopedic problems that arise in these patients. Dr. Marple performs and interprets electromyography and nerve condition studies for issues such as carpal tunnel syndrome or radiculopathies, as well as performs a variety of joint injections for pain.
She enjoys participating in endurance events and has completed the Broad Street Run and the Philly Half Marathon. She also enjoys playing, coaching, and refereeing contact sports. Her athletic background has founded a special interest in athletic injuries and the field of orthopedics. She enjoys caring for patients of all age groups and spending time with her family.