Family and Sports Medicine Institute of NJ in Summit
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Office in Summit
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Family Practice
  • Sports Medicine

Family and Sports Medicine Institute of NJ

About Us

Illness and injury can happen any time. We’re there for you 7 days a week for all of your healthcare needs.

Our Doctor

Melissa Mascaro M.D., CAQSM

Melissa Mascaro, M.D. completed her fellowship training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at University of Connecticut. She served as team physician assisting with the coverage of the University of Connecticut athletics. She covered the UConn Huskies National Championship Women’s Basketball Team as well as the UConn Men’s Basketball Team. She has also provided coverage for various events including MMA Fighting, freestyle ski jump competitions, Lake Placid Ironman, NYC Marathon, 2013 Boston Marathon, and Big East Soccer Tournaments and many other events.

Dr. Mascaro has worked in private practice locally helping to develop primary care sports medicine in the community. With the constantly changing health care models, she believes patients deserve individualized, flexible care designed to fit their schedule. This sometimes means virtual visits, prolonged visits, email and phone access, annual physicals, and comprehensive wellness and evaluations plans for the athletic season. With this in mind, she has entered private practice to focus on helping her patients meet their underlying goal of achieving competitive excellence.

Dr. Mascaro’s research interests include the female athlete as well as injury prevention in the adolescent athlete. She spent time at the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta working on policy and legislature for Exercise is Medicine as a student.

Dr. Mascaro performs diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound guided injections and manages the conservative non operative treatment of sports medicine injuries. She is a certified hyperbaric physician and former Medical Director for Restorix Health.

Education & Training
  • Dr. Mascaro received her residency training in Family Medicine at Hackensack Mountainside Family Medicine residency where she served as academic chief resident.
  • Prior to graduating from St Matthew’s University School of Medicine, BWI, she received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University.
  • Honors and Awards
  • She has recently published book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as presented research and given instructional lectures at sports medicine meetings both nationally and internationally. Most recently she was part of a team to publish “Gymnastics Concussion Return to Play” in November 2019.
  • Teaching Appointments
  • She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Seton Hall University and St. Georges School of Medicine.
  • Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine
  • Our Services
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound guided injections
  • Manages the conservative non operative treatment of sports medicine injuries
  • Our Office
    Phone: (973) 798-8793
    Fax: (973) 746-2648
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Insurance

    We work with all insurance companies, please contact our office for more details.