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What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine is the focused study and application of the principles of physiology, anatomy, surgery, and rehabilitation as they relate to human movement and physical activity. It is a wide-ranging discipline incorporating all aspects of disease and injury prevention, the management of medical problems in exercising individuals, surgical management of musculoskeletal injuries, as well as the prescription of exercise for improving physical fitness and preventing disease.

Why choose ReconSports?

ReconSports provides a personalized approach to each sports medicine injury. We put patients first in developing injury prevention programs and providing orthopedic surgical care. Our physicians understand the discrete activity needs of specific population groups, such as adolescents, adults, and the aging athlete. Our top goals are quality outcomes and satisfied patients. ReconSports physicians are highly specialized, fellowship trained, and board-certified in the art of joint preservation through arthroscopic surgery. By using minimally invasive techniques, ReconSports surgeons are able to accurately diagnose and effectively treat joint injuries without causing any additional damage to the surrounding structures. This allows you to rehab faster. ReconSports physicians are the providers of sports medicine care to all levels of athletes, including the US Ski and Snowboard Team, Philadelphia Flyers, USA Triathlon, The Atlantic Soccer Factory, National Premiere Soccer League, AC Crusaders, Philadelphia Fury, Philadelphia Fever, Rage FC Premier Soccer, and multiple regional high schools. We are the official medical providers for the Challenge Family USA Triathlon Series and serve as medical directors of Total Turf Experience as well as the Virtua Health & Wellness Centers in Washington Township and Moorestown. Our collaborative team includes operative and nonoperative physicians, along with specialized physical therapists, athletic trainers, and coaches.

US Ski & Snowboard Team Physicians

Our doctors have provided slope-side coverage for our top competitors and prior winter olympic medalists since 2006 by serving as official members of the US Ski and Snowboard Physician Pool Program.

Sports Organization Affiliations

  • US Triathlon, Certified Level I Coach
  • US Ski & Snowboard Team, Physician Pool Members
  • Philadelphia Flyers (2009-2010)
  • Multiple NJ High School Athletic Departments
  • Official Medical Providers, Challenge Family USA - AC Ultra-Distance Triathlon
  • Medical Directors, Total Turf Experience
  • Medical Directors, Virtua Health & Wellness Centers
  • Co-Medical Directors, Virtua Sports Medicine Program
  • Medical Board Chair, Adam Taliaferro Foundation

Sports Medicine Surgeons

  • Brad Bernardini, M.D.

    Co-Medical Director, ReconSports
    Fellowship-Trained
    Double Board-Certified
    Orthopaedic Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

  • Joseph Farrell, D.O.

    Fellowship Trained
    Board Certified
    Subspecialty – Sports Medicine & Trauma

  • John Gray, M.D.

    Co-Medical Director, ReconSports
    Fellowship Trained
    Board Certified
    Subspecialty – Sports Medicine

  • Enrico Marcelli, D.O.

    Board Certified
    Subspecialty – Sports Medicine

Non-Operative Sports Medicine

  • Malini Khanna, M.D.

    Fellowship Trained, Board Certified
    Specialty – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Subspecialty – Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine

  • Shakeel Salim, M.D.

    Fellowship Trained, Board Certified
    Specialty – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Subspecialty – Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine