Rothman Institute and Jefferson Health are among the first organizations in the nation to partner with four major sports teams in the same city: the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers. All four teams have chosen the Rothman Institute as their official orthopaedic partner and Jefferson as their official hospital partner in Philadelphia. This is one of the first “four for four” partnerships of its kind in the country. Rothman Institute at Jefferson continues to break ground within the world of orthopedics with leading edge care here in the Delaware Valley and research that benefits patients in need of orthopedic care here at home and around the world.

Rothman Institute is a private orthopaedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Institute orthopaedists treat patients at 24 locations in the Philadelphia-region, including orthopaedic urgent care clinics in Marlton, NJ and Limerick, PA.

Jefferson Health comprises nine hospitals, 34 outpatient and urgent care centers, as well as a multitude of physician practices throughout the region, serving more than 102,000 inpatients, 373,000 emergency patients and 2.2 million outpatient visits annually.

Ambassadors

Rothman Institute at Jefferson has helped thousands of patients get back to doing what they love. Here are a few Rothman Institute at Jefferson Ambassador stories. You too can be a Rothman Institute at Jefferson Ambassador. Please click here and follow the instructions. We look forward to hearing your story!

Jamie's Rothman Story
Spine Surgery

Physical fitness has always been a big part of Jamie’s life. It’s a tradition that began with long...

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Brianna's Rothman Story
Orthopaedic Oncology

Movement is a way of life for Brianna. It was huge for her growing up, driving to the...

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Anita's Rothman Story
Knee Replacement

When knee pain led Anita to her local orthopaedist, he recommended she have a tot...

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Sports Injury Prevention Videos

Rothman Institute at Jefferson - Keeping you in the game

As the official team physicians for all four major sports teams in Philadelphia, Rothman Institute at Jefferson is passionate about preventing injuries in all types of athletes—youth, professional and even the weekend warrior. Check out the tips below from our physicians who treat the pros!

Team Physicians

The All-Star Rothman Institute at Jefferson Physicians

Rothman Institute at Jefferson Sports Medicine physicians serve as the official team doctors for all four of Philadelphia’s professional sports teams: the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and 76ers. When we’re not keeping the pros in the game our physicians see patients of all athletic abilities. To schedule an orthopaedic appointment, please click here!

Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D.

  • Head Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Phillies
  • Senior Medical Consultant
  • Philadelphia 76ers

Peter F. DeLuca, M.D.

  • Head Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Head Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Philadelphia Flyers

Christopher C. Dodson, M.D.

  • Head Team Physician
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Assistant Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Eagles

Marc I. Hardwood, M.D.

  • Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Phillies

Robert W. Frederick, M.D.

  • Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Phillies

Jeremy D. Close, M.D.

  • Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Phillies

Steven B. Cohen, M.D.

  • Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Phillies. Philadelphia Flyers

Paul A. Marchetto, M.D.

  • Assistant Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Eagles

Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Spine Consultant
  • Philadelphia Eagles

Matthew D. Pepe, M.D.

  • Assistant Team Physician
  • Philadelphia Eagles

Peter C. Vitanzo, M.D.

  • Head Medical Physician
  • Philadelphia 76ers

Barry E. Kenneally, M.D.

  • Assistant Team Physician
  • Philadelphia 76ers

Bradford S. Tucker, M.D.

  • Assistant Team Physician
  • Philadelphia 76ers
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