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Dr Melissa Mascaro, MD

Board Certified Family &  Sports Medicine Specialist

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Melissa  Mascaro, M.D. completed her fellowship training in Primary Care Sports  Medicine at University of Connecticut under the direction of Thomas Trojian M.D., Giselle Aerni, M.D., Robert Arcerio, M.D.,Tom DeBeridino, Michael Joyce, M.D and the late Jeff Anderson M.D. She  served as team physician assisting  with the coverage of the University  of Connecticut athletics. She covered the UConn Huskies National  Championship Women's Basketball Team as well as the UConn Men's  Basketball Team. She has also provided coverage for various events  including MMA Fighting, freestyle ski jump competitions, the Lake Placid  Ironman, NYC Marathon, 2013 Boston Marathon, and Big East Soccer  Tournaments.

Dr. Mascaro received her residency training in  Family Medicine at Hackensack Mountainside Family Medicine residency  where she served as academic chief resident. Prior to graduating from St  Matthew's University School of Medicine, BWI, she received a Bachelor  of Science in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University. Dr  Mascaro is a former full-scholarship Division 1 gymnast from West  Virginia University where she was co captain of her NCAA team.

Dr.  Mascaro has worked in private practice locally helping to  develop primary care sports medicine in the community over the last several years.  With the constantly changing health care models,  she believes patients deserve individualized, flexible care designed to  fit their schedule. This sometimes means prolonged visits, email  and phone access, annual physicals, and comprehensive wellness and  evaluations plans for the athletic season. With this in mind, she has  decided to enter solo practice to focus on helping her patients meet  their underlying goal of achieving competitive excellence.

She works with multiple local gyms to provide  preventative and management of chronic injuries to recreational and  elite athletes alike.

She is  a Clinical Assistant Professor at Seton Hall University and St. Georges School of Medicine. She has published book chapters, and articles in  peer-reviewed journals, as well as presented research and given  instructional lectures at sports medicine meetings both nationally and  internationally. Dr. Mascaro's research interests include the female  athlete as well as injury prevention in the adolescent athlete.

Dr.  Mascaro performs diagnostic and theraputic ultrasound guided injections  and manages the conservative non operative treatment of sports medicine  injuries.

Dr. Mascaro is a member of the following societies:

American Academy of  Family Physicians,

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

American College of  Sports Medicine

American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine

Medical and Dental Council Cayman Islands

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