|Title:||Head Team Physician|
|Organization:||Winchester Orthopaedic Associates, Ltd.|
|Previous College:||College of William and Mary|
|Year at SU:||2nd|
|Doctorate:||Georgetown University School of Medicine|
Dr. Mantell, who practices at Winchester Orthopedic Associates, LTD., is a board-eligible, fellowship trained, orthopaedic surgeon serving as the head team physician for Shenandoah University Athletics.
Originally from Boston, Dr. Mantell is a graduate of the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He received his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and stayed in the District to complete his residency at George Washington University Hospital, where he was chief resident in his final year.
He continued his training at the prestigious New England Baptist Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital, where Dr. Mantell completed his fellowship training in sports medicine.While in fellowship, Dr. Mantell served as a team doctor for the Boston Celtics and Tufts University Athletics.
He has worked as an assistant team physician for multiple other professional organizations such as the NWSL Boston Breakers, the WNBA Washington Mystics, and the World Team Tennis team, the Washington Kastles.
Dr. Mantell is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Mantell has published numerous articles and book chapters in the peer-reviewed Orthopaedic literature. He has worked as a clinical instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He has presented his research at regional and national meetings and has won the prestigious Arciero-Warner award while a fellow in Boston. Dr. Mantell serves as a reviewer of current research for the Arthroscopy Journal, Orthopaedics Journal, and the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
His areas of orthopaedic interest involve minimally invasive arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip and knee. These include joint preserving procedures such as arthroscopic hip surgery for impingement and cartilage repair and restoration techniques in the knee.
“Shenandoah University is very fortunate to have access to someone with the experiences that Dr. Mantell brings to the table in sport-specific orthopaedics and sports medicine.” said Head Athletic Trainer Mike Kotelnicki, ATC. “His presence and skill benefits our student-athletes who need to repair and recover from injuries. We value his services a great deal.”