Conemaugh / University Orthopedics Sports Medicine Fellowship

Contact Information:   Lisa Shover @ or (814) 942-1166 ext. #4234                                                                           

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center has partnered with University Orthopedics Family Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship. The fellowship director is Shawn Saylor, DO, who completed a sports medicine fellowship at St. Joseph’s Medical Center and Commonwealth Orthopedic Associates, Reading, PA.  

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         Fellowship applications are being accepted until October through ERAS for one fellow with a July 1 start date. 
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                                                           Specialties:      Emergency Medicine
                                                                        Family Medicine
                                                                        Internal Medicine 

The fellow will have the opportunity to train with our expert sports medicine family and orthopedic physicians and will receive most of their training in the University Orthopedics Sports Medicine Center of Excellence located in Altoona, PA and at Nason Hospital in Roaring Spring, PA.

For more information visit or contact Lisa Shover @ (814) 942-1166 ext #1166 


  • The fellowship provides a well-balanced curriculum covering all aspects of primary care sports medicine including:
  • Direct interaction with University Orthopedic Center's faculty in the clinic, traning room, operating room, and at sporting events
  • Highly trained faculty in a wide range of sports medicine subspecialty fields, both surgical and non-surgical
  • Office-based practice experience
  • Pre-participation physicals
  • Experience treating professional, collegiate, and high school athletes
  • Opportunity to work with "weekend warriors" and general patients with a variety of musculoskeletal complaints
  • Primary-care training under the direction of Jeanne Spencer, MD

On-site training with the latest technology including:

  • Ultrasound/D-ray/MRI
  • Neuropsychological testing for concussion management
  • Compartment pressure testing
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Exposure to physical therapy, PMR-EMG testing
  • Pain Management - epidural injections
  • Podiatry
  • Fracture care and casting
  • Scoliosis management
  • Clinical trials/research
  • Intra-articular knee injections
  • Injections of placental stem cells for knee Osteoarthritis

Program Goals

  • Produce quality, competent, caring, physicians ready to enter the sports medicine world with knowledge and skill
  • Provide the fellow with total educational support from all physicians, administration, and allied health professionals
  • Prepare the fellow to practice primary care sports medicine and sucessfully pass the CAQ in sports medicine
  • Competency in ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Intra-articular injections of the knee, shoulder, hip, ankle and wrist