About the Center

Comprehensive sports medicine from injury prevention and performance evaluations to surgical and non-surgical care for sports-related concerns.

Sports Medicine and Nationally Ranked Orthopedic Care

Mercy Medical Center provides sports medicine for athletes and active individuals of all ages, including student and professional athletes, avid runners and weekend warriors.

Sports Medicine at Mercy offers athletes a comprehensive program of services. From performance evaluations, sports concussion treatment and non-surgical solutions to complex reconstructions, our sports medicine physicians work in collaboration to develop treatment plans aimed at guiding patients through prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

Choosing the Best Sports Medicine Doctor

Dr. John-Paul Rue and Dr. Mark Slabaugh specialize in the prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise. They see patients of all ages with a focus on treating injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow, including ACL tears, meniscus and cartilage injuries, shoulder instability and rotator cuff injuries. Our doctors also see patients with injuries such as overuse tendonitis, ankle sprains and fractures.

Our doctors work with area High School coaches, students and their parents, as well as sports leagues in Annapolis, Baltimore and throughout Maryland. They provide best-in-practice care, ranging from on-site training and prevention of injury to rehabilitation and recovery programs to restore an athlete to the highest possible level of performance.

Injury is often part of an athlete’s journey. Finding the best doctor to treat and care for that injury is often the difference between returning to an active lifestyle and dealing with a nagging, chronic injury. Sports Medicine at Mercy offers athletes sports medicine-trained surgeons who are highly experienced in both surgical and non-surgical solutions. The sports medicine doctors at Mercy Medical Center treat their patients in state-of-the-art facilities and work in collaboration with rehabilitation specialists to help patients recover quickly and without added complications.

Award-Winning Orthopedics Program

Sports Medicine at Mercy is a division of Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy and part of the highly acclaimed Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy. Mercy Medical Center is proud to be named among the 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery.

The Sports Medicine at Mercy clinical team has offices at Mercy Medical Center in Downtown, Baltimore as well as at the Mercy Personal Physicians sites around the Baltimore beltway. Leading edge technology and state-of-the-art programs are utilized to evaluate a patient’s injury. The experience and clinical excellence of the sports medicine doctors at Mercy is where recovery begins for athletes throughout Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region.

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