Helping the best athletes get better.

Whether you’re a rising high school or college star, a professional athlete, or an all-out weekend warrior, pain and injuries are never part of the game plan.

At University Orthopedics Sports Medicine Center of Excellence, you’ll find the region’s most comprehensive care for sports medicine expertise and care. The Center features fellowship trained sports medicine surgeons, non-surgical sports medicine physicians, on-site X-Ray and MRI services, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, and a neuropsychologist to help diagnose and treat your sports-related injuries. Once you’ve been evaluated and diagnosed, we work to develop an individualized treatment plan that may include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapies, physical therapy and rehabilitation, injections, bracing, or surgical treatments to help keep you playing at your highest level of competition through every season.

The University Orthopedics Sports Medicine Center of Excellence is proud to support the athletes of our region and be the team physicians of choice for some of the best and brightest in the game.

  • Altoona Curve (Pittsburgh Pirates’ AA Affiliate)
  • Saint Francis University
  • Mount Aloysius College
  • Penn State Altoona
  • Juanita College
  • Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School
  • Hollidaysburg Area School District
  • Tyrone Golden Eagles Football
  • Mifflin County High School
  • State College Area School District
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy
  • Penns Valley Area School District

Our physicians and specialists also support several local, state, regional, and national athletic events.

  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
  • Professional Wresting (WWE)
  • Professional Boxing
  • ESPN Fights
  • Toughman Contest
  • PIAA District 6 Football
  • PIAA District 6 Wresting
  • PIAA Championships
  • Lezzer Lumber Classic

The University Orthopedics Sports Medicine Center of Excellence provides a full range of sports injury services to strengthen, support and help protect athletes at every level.

  • Concussion Management
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Compression Testing
  • Physical Therapy
  • X-Ray / MRI Services
  • Ultrasound
  • Saturday Sports Clinics
    University Orthopedics Center
    3000 Fairway Drive
    Altoona, PA 16602
  • Sports Hotline