Primary Care Sports Medicine Experts
Jeanne M. Doperak, DO
Dr. Jeanne Doperak is a primary care sports medicine physician at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and fellowship director for primary care sports medicine at UPMC Mercy. She also serves in many other roles, including general physician for the athletic departments of both the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University; assistant team physician for the Pitt Panthers men’s basketball team; head team physician for St. Vincent College; and medical consultant to Latrobe High School.
A member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine, as well as a physician representative on the board of directors of the Big East Sports Medicine Society, Dr. Doperak shares her expertise to promote advances in sports medicine.
Kelley A. Anderson, DO
Dr. Kelley Anderson is a board-certified primary care sports medicine physician and sees patients at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine. She is an assistant professor at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Her specialty is the treatment of musculoskeletal sports-related injuries, but also serves as one of the medical advisors for the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. Dr. Anderson can also be found at Carnegie Mellon University as the Primary Care Sports Medicine team physician.
Dr. Anderson received her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pa. She completed a residency in family medicine here in Pittsburgh at UPMC St. Margaret and completed her training at The University of Pittsburgh with a fellowship in primary care sports medicine.
Tanya J. Hagen, MD
Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine
Associate Team Physician, Pittsburgh Penguins
Dr. Hagen is the director of the UPMC primary care sports medicine fellowship at UPMC Shadyside Hospital and works with medical students at the University of Pittsburgh and at several of the city’s residency programs.
Trained in Internal Medicine and sports medicine, she specializes in the diagnosis and management of sports injuries, as well as injury prevention and performance enhancement. In addition to serving as head team physician for all Robert Morris University athletics, she has a particular interest in hockey, and serves as the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins' co-team physicians with Christopher Harner, MD, and Darmesh Vyas, MD -- the second-ever team physicians to travel with a U.S. professional sports team..
Dr. Hagen has also been a sports medicine consultant and training camp physician to the Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as a physician for The Pittsburgh Passion, a professional women’s football team, and for South Park and Mt Lebanon high school athletes.
Aaron V. Mares, MD
A Pittsburgh native and board-certified internist, Dr. Mares is a practicing physician affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. He treats all types of sports and non-sports related musculoskeletal conditions, and also serves as an associate team physician for the Pitt Panthers, as well as assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
After earning his pre-med degree at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, he completed both a residency and sports medicine fellowship at UPMC.
Melissa L. McLane, DO
Dr. Melissa McLane is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and is board-certified in emergency medicine, with a certificate of added qualification in primary care sports medicine. She sees patients at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, and UPMC at Oxford Drive (Monreoville), and specializes in osteopathic medicine, pediatric sports injuries, and concussion management.
Dr. McLane received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. She completed a residency in emergency medicine at Allegheny General Hospital here in Pittsburgh, as well as fellowship in sports medicine at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah.
Thomas M. Sisk, MD
Dr. Thomas Sisk is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and a primary care sports medicine physician for both the Pittsburgh Penguins and World Wrestling Entertainment. In addition, he serves as head team physician for Chatham University, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and Duquesne Women’s Basketball.
He received his medical degree from Thomas-Jefferson in Philadelphia and fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He also provides care for the Pittsburgh Power Arena Football team and Cirque de Soleil.
David A. Stone, MD
Director, UPMC Shadyside and UPMC St. Margaret Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowships
After receiving his medical degree from the New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Stone completed his residency at New York University and a fellowship at Braintree Hospital in Massachusetts. He holds certifications from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as an added qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine. His expertise in these areas is applied in his positions as team physician for both Thomas Jefferson High School and Point Park College. Meanwhile, as a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, he spends time researching post-injection ankle function and has also co-authored the second edition of Sports Injuries, a comprehensive textbook on sports medicine.