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Welcome to UHS Sports Medicine

LissyIf you're ever injured while working, playing sports or doing normal everyday activities, you can find high-quality outpatient care at UHS Sports Medicine. The members of our knowledgeable, skilled and caring team of Binghamton area sports medicine doctors will work together to get you back in action as safely and quickly as possible.

Premier clinical service in Greater Binghamton

UHS Sports Medicine is the premier sports medicine provider BCC and bearcatsin Greater Binghamton.

We provide medical coverage to college sports teams including:

  • Binghamton University Bearcats
  • SUNY Broome Hornets

We provide sports coverage for high schools around the Binghamton region including:

  • Binghamton Central
  • Candor Indians
  • Chenango Forks Blue Devils
  • Chenango Valley Warriors
  • Owego Free Academy Indians
  • Johnson City Wildcats
  • Newark Valley Cardinals
  • Seton Catholic Saints
  • Susquehanna Valley
  • Union Endicott Tigers
  • Whitney Point Eagles

      We provide sports coverage for other teams including:

      • Binghamton Junior Senators
      • GBFC Thunder

      We also provide sports coverage for the following facilities:

      • Greater Binghamton Sports Plex
      • BAGSAI Softball Complex
      • 434 SportsPlex

      If you need an athletic trainer at your sporting event, contact Darrel Harvey at 607-240-2144.

      Conditions We Treat

      Conditions We Treat

      Rely on UHS for treatment of many conditions common among athletes, click on the thumbnails below to learn more.

      Shoulder & Elbow

      Shoulder and elbow pain

      Hand & Wrist

      hand and wrist pain

      Hip & Thigh

      Hip pain

      Knee & Lower Leg

      Knee pain

      Foot & Ankle

      foot and ankle

      Neck & Back

      neck and back pain

      Sports Injury Prevention

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      Concussion

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      General

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      Meet our Team

      BCC and bearcatsOur Sports Medicine team in the Binghamton area consists of sports medicine doctors and specialists like Orthopedic Surgeons, Primary Care Sports Fellowship Trained Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners working in concert with Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers. Whenever indicated we work closely with our Chiropractic Care, Podiatry, Cardiology and Neurology colleagues.


      Dr. Lissy

      Micah Lissy, MD joined the UHS team in 2013. He has a master's degrees in physical therapy from Ithaca College, and is certified as an athletic trainer and strength coach. He spent time working in all three of these professions with Professional Olympic and Recreational athletes before pursuing his medical degree.

      Dr. Lissy received his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine, New York Program and completed an internship and a residency in orthopedics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.

      During his Orthopedic Sports Fellowship at Detroit Medical Center he provided sports medicine care to members of the MLB's Detroit Tigers, the NBA's Detroit Pistons and the NHL's Red Wings professional sports teams. Currently he is team physician for the Binghamton University Bearcats. At UHS, he specializes in arthroscopic surgeries of the ankle, knee, hip, elbow and shoulder.

      For more information about Dr. Lissy please click here.


      Gallagher

      David Gallagher, MD, has been a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2013. During his Orthopedic Sports fellowship at SUNY Buffalo, he cared for the NFL's Buffalo Bills.

      Dr. Gallagher’s primary focus is on knees and shoulders with a special interests in the shoulder (Shoulder arthroscopy for rotator cuff tears, SLAP and Labral tears and Bicep tendinopathy). Dr. Gallagher is the first Orthopedic surgeon in the area to perform a new procedure called Superior Capsular Reconstruction. This procedure treats chronic, un-repairable rotator cuff tears with a new alternative to reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, maintaining the native joint surfaces.


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      Jill Sadoski, MD, MBA, CAQSM joined the UHS team in 2016. She studied Biology and Zoology at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and went on to medical school at St. Matthews University. After graduating from medical school she completed a family medicine residency at Wayne State University in Michigan and completed her MBA at Davenport University while in residency training. She went on to complete her fellowship in sports medicine at Maine-Dartmouth Sports Medicine. She has covered sports at all levels including youth, NCAA, and professional coverage. She has also been involved in the planning and coverage of several mass coverage events including marathons, cycling competitions, and Ironman triathlons. She is currently a team physician for the Binghamton University Bearcats and numerous local high schools.

      Dr. Sadoski's interests include all topics within sports medicine, with special interest in non-surgical orthopedics, female athlete triad and relative energy deficiency, concussion management, and exercise physiology. She regularly integrates diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures into her practice, including PRP and autologous blood injections. She is actively involved with teaching, regularly works with fellows, residents, and medical students, and is Co-Fellowship Director for the UHS Sports Medicine Fellowship. She is also Co-Director of the UHS Concussion Care Center. She enjoys running and being involved with community outreach throughout the area.


      Stanley  HunterStanley Hunter, MD, CAQSM joined the UHS team in 2016. He studied mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and started a software company for the analysis of workout and exercise performance before his interests in health and fitness led him to medical school. After graduating from Upstate Medical University he completed a general surgery internship and a family medicine residency at the University of Vermont, then a fellowship in sports medicine at Summa Health System in Akron, OH. He has covered sports at all levels, from youth to NCAA to professional, including baseball in the Oakland A's and Cleveland Indians' systems. He is currently a team physician for the Binghamton University Bearcats and numerous local high schools.

      Dr. Hunter's interests include the full breadth of sports medicine, with particular interests in non­surgical orthopedics, concussions, the strength athlete, medical issues surrounding performance enhancing drugs, exercise physiology, and evolutionary biomechanics. He regularly incorporates diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures into his practice, including PRP and autologous blood injections. He also enjoys teaching and works with fellows, residents, and medical students. He is Co-Director for the UHS Sports Medicine Fellowship and an associate clinical professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University, as well as Co -Director of the UHS Concussion Care Center. He is a third degree black belt in Chung Do Kwan Korean Karate and in his free time trains in various strength sports including powerlifting and old-fashioned strongman.


      Portrait of Dr. SaleemiHamad Saleemi, DO is the UHS 2018-2019 Sports Medicine fellow. He studied Biochemistry at Stony Brook University and then completed medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014. After medical school, he completed his internship at Christiana Hospital in Delaware followed by a three year residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stony Brook University Hospital. As the UHS Sports Medicine Fellow he teaches residents and medical students and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He covers a wide variety of community and high school athletics, provides regular coverage for Union-Endicott High School, and is an Assistant Team Physician for the Binghamton University Bearcats. He covers the Binghamton Junior Senators and covers as well as coordinates the New York State Public High School Basketball State Championship. Learn more about Dr. Saleemi here.

      Services that UHS Provides

      sportmed300x200_MirrorWe treat a wide range of athletic injuries common to both professional and amateur athletes. We often see patients with conditions of the knee, ankle, shoulder or other areas. In addition to evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation techniques, we also emphasize steps you can take to prevent future injuries.

      We are here to offer you access to the entire UHS complement of providers. We combine the expertise of certified athletic trainers and physical therapists with that of sports medicine physicians and surgeons to provide you with optimal care.

      Our services include:

      At UHS sports medicine we care for our area athletes through every aspect of their career and, if necessary, every phase of their injuries.

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      Want to request an appointment with one of our Binghamton area Sports Medicine Doctors? Click on the link below to fill out a request form or call 607-771-2220.

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      Mission Statement

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      Patient Testimonials

      "Dr. Lissy is an amazing surgeon. He did a wonderful job on my daughters arm. He is very friendly, informative and kind. I will recommend him to anyone I can. Thank you Dr. Lissy! We appreciate what you did!"

      -Mother of a patient


      "Dr. Lissy is an amazing doctor and I'm so happy I have him as my orthopedic surgeon."

      -Patient of Dr. Lissy


      "My experience with Dr. Gallagher's office and staff was very pleasant and thank you for fixing my leg."

      -Patient of Dr. Gallagher


      "I am extremely happy with Dr. Gallagher. He is a very good surgeon."

      -Patient of Dr. Gallagher