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Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Facilities & Affiliations

Capital Region Orthopaedic Associates
The Primary Care Sports Medicine (PCSM) fellow spends 2 days per week seeing patients at this site, principally under the supervision of Dr. Hamish Kerr and Dr. Todd Shatynski, both primary care sports medicine trained. The site hosts an ambulatory surgical center, and the fellow will gain experience watching operative management of arthroscopic surgical techniques performed by the groups sports-trained Orthopaedic surgeons, Dr. Maxwell Alley, Dr. Rick Alfred, Dr. Dan Phelan, Dr. Shankar Das and Dr. Andrew Gerdeman. On site X-ray, MRI and physical therapy compliment the facilities. Albany Medical Center’s Orthopaedic residency program and Rheumatology fellowship are also housed in the building.

Siena College Saints
The Siena College athletic program has been an integral part of the Capital District community for many years. It’s Division One programs include 18 sports (7 mens, 11 womens) and over 300 varsity athletes. Siena Men’s Basketball has gained national recognition in recent years, qualifying for the NCAA tournament and beating Ohio State (2009) and Vanderbilt (2008) in the 1st round. Albany Medical Center PCSM fellows help perform pre-participation physicals, including baseline neuropsychological testing for student athletes, participate in game coverage for soccer, lacrosse and basketball and spend time caring for injuries in the Siena training room on a weekly basis. Dr. Kerr is head team physician at Siena and Dr. Joseph Marotta the Orthopaedic consultant. 

U Albany Great Danes
University at Albany athletics has 19 NCAA Division One varsity teams and over 450 athletes. PCSM fellows will be involved in game coverage, including football, and training room opportunities.


Latham Sports Medicine Practice
Situated approximately 10 miles north of Albany Medical Center in Latham, NY the AMC PCSM fellowship’s main site is a 24 patient room multi-specialty office practice with treadmill testing facilities, a neuropsychological testing suite and close proximity to Siena College. The fellow will see sports medicine referrals, including adults and children with sports concussions, under the guidance of Dr. Kerr.