The Sports Medicine & Athletic Training staff at Saint Peter’s University works to provide competent, compassionate, and medically-sound healthcare to the student-athlete body. Based at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Manhattan, team physicians Dr. Joseph Feinberg and Dr. Thomas Wickiewicz accomodate rehabilitative and surgical consultation to student-athletes as well as oversee the athletic training staff at the university. Four full-time athletic trainers provide healthcare services and maintain student-athlete welfare to all 300 student-athletes by way of emergency response, injury evaluation and management, and treatment and rehabilitation. Injury prevention, strength & conditioning, and home-care instruction are also afforded to all student-athletes. The Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine at Saint Peter’s University ensures consistency in care across all 19 sports, manages healthcare services including pharmaceutical and health insurance needs, and acts as liason between the sports medicine team and the athletics community.
The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is ranked No. 1 for Orthopedics and ranked No. 2 for Rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals”, 2011-2012. Emergency medical care is provided by Jersey City Medical Center, less than two miles away in downtown Jersey City. JCMC is a member of the Liberty Health System and also awarded 2010 No. 1 Overall NJ Hospital by the Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.’s Survey of NJ Doctors.
Joseph Feinberg, MD:
Head Team Physician
Thomas Wickiewicz, MD:
Founded in 1863, the Hospital for Special Surgery is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. Ranked No. 1 in the Northeast in its specialties by U.S. News and World Report, HSS was awarded Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. A member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, HSS provides orthopedic and rheumatologic patient care at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. All HSS medical staff are on the faculty of Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Its Research Institute is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. The hospital is located in New York City, www.hss.edu.
About Jersey City Medical Center:
The Jersey City Medical Center is located on a 15-acre campus overlooking the New York Harbor and Liberty State Park. The Campus presently includes two facilities, the Wilzig Hospital and the Provident Bank Ambulatory Center. The hospital serves as a regional referral, teaching hospital and provides the highest level of care for women and infants, trauma, and cardiac patients. The Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Inside our spacious facility, natural light bathes your room and the Statue of Liberty gleams outside your window. All around you the best and brightest medical professionals use the latest technologies to provide you state-of-the-art compassion. Jersey City Medical Center is located down town Jersey City, www.libertyhcs.org.
Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Staff
Sr. Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine:
Office Number: (201) 761-7325
Assistant Athletic Trainers:
Erik Lindstrom, ATC, LAT
Office Number: (201) 761-7313
Office Number: (201) 761-7313