Comprehensive Sports Medicine Program


    This comprehensive sports medicine program is a partnership between Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and University Sports Medicine of Niagara.  The goal of our program is to provide injury prevention, injury recognition and injury rehabilitation to enhance the student athlete’s performance.


    Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center provides:

    -         Athletic training services to local high schools, colleges, local tournaments and other events/organizations. 

    -         Rehabilitation services, including sports specific rehabilitation from physical therapists and athletic trainers at the Summit Healthplex outpatient rehab center, (716)298-5903.

    -         A 24/7 sports medicine hotline, (716)803-5943 for contact with the manager of sports medicine and athletic training.

    -         Educational seminars on Sports Medicine and Sports Performance.

    -          Collaboration with Summit Fitness for patients and athletes needing aquatic therapy.

    -         NYS First Aid and American Heart Association Heartsaver AED training for coaches.

    -         Sports Medicine physician access:  Direct access to Dr. Gurinder Rai, Dr. Scott Darling, and Dr. William Wind from University Orthopedics for immediate consultation at Summit Healthplex and MD coverage for athletic events, (716)304-6585. 

    -         The Competitive EDGE Sports Performance Program, (716)215-0723.

    -         Sports nutrition consultation with registered dietitian, Maria Dentino, RD, CDN, (716)278-4363.

    -         Performance Enhancement Specialist, Facilitating Mental Toughness & Peak Performance with David Antonelli, M.A., (716)471-4833.


    For more information regarding our comprehensive sports medicine program, please contact Tony Surace, M.Ed., ATC at (716)803-5943.


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