Gerard D’Onofrio, MD

Concurrent Speaker

Gerard D’Onofrio, MD, specializes in the nonoperative treatment of sports and spine injuries. He holds active board certifications in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Sports Medicine. Dr. D’Onofrio served as chief resident of the New York-Presbyterian, Columbia and Cornell residency program, where he authored several book chapters and pioneered a novel care program in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thereafter, he practiced at the Hospital for Special Surgery and was Assistant Team Physician for the New York Red Bulls and Long Island Nets professional teams. He is currently employed at Summit Health in Florham Park, New Jersey. His research interests are primarily related to the role of muscle function and longevity, as well as the relationship of core muscles to athletic performance and pain. Dr. D’Onofrio has an appreciation for human performance and rehabilitation as a former athlete and personal trainer. He uses musculoskeletal ultrasound for real-time imaging and diagnosis of tendon, muscle, ligament, and joint disorders as well as to guide injections of corticosteroid, anesthetic, gel supplementation, and platelet rich plasma. He uses live x-ray technology, known as fluoroscopy, to guide procedures in the lower back and neck regions for conditions such as herniated discs, spine arthritis, and stenosis.