Jeanne Doperak, DO, a primary care sports medicine physician, sees patients at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine and UPMC’s Monroeville satellite office. She is a 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 a medical consultant to Latrobe High School.
A valuable source of information on everything sports medicine, Dr. Doperak can provide enlightening commentary on issues affecting athletes of all ages and ability levels, such as the urgency of properly identifying injury in the youth athlete, heat illness, the effects of air quality on athletic performance, and injuries in general. She can also discuss general and women’s health issues, such as osteoporosis in the young woman, stress fractures, the clinical side of eating disorders, and exercise and pregnancy.
Dr. Doperak is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a “residency liaison” in the Departments of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. She also helps to organize the medical coverage for Pittsburgh’s Emergency Medical Services for the annual Pittsburgh Race for the Cure. She is a physician representative on the board of directors of the Big East Sports Medicine Society and a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and American College of Sports Medicine.
After graduating from Allegheny College, Dr. Doperak attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a family medicine residency at Latrobe Area Hospital and a primary care sports medicine fellowship at UPMC Shadyside.