Dr Melissa Mascaro

Melissa Mascaro MD, CAQSM
Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician in the Cayman Islands

Melissa Mascaro MD, CAQSM Melissa  Mascaro, M.D. joined Cayman Clinic in 2016 after completing her fellowship specialty training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at University of Connecticut under the direction of Thomas Trojian M.D., Giselle Aerni, M.D., Robert Arcerio, M.D.,Tom  DeBeridino, Michael Joyce, M.D and the late Jeff Anderson M.D. She served as team physician assisting  with the coverage of the University of Connecticut 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, the Lake Placid Ironman, NYC Marathon, 2013 Boston Marathon,

Dr. Mascaro received her 3 years of 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. Dr Mascaro is a former full-scholarship Division 1 gymnast from West Virginia University where she was co captain of her NCAA team.

"I believe patients in Cayman deserve individualized comprehensive care plans for their athletic injuries. Whether meeting recreational athletic goals safely or helping elite athletes competitive excellence I take pride in offering non operative treatment options when possible."

She is a consultant physician for USA  gymnastics and covers events such as the Kellogg's Tour of Olympic  Gymnasts, P & G Championships, AT&T American Cup and other qualifying competitions. She works with multiple local gyms to provide preventative and management of chronic injuries to recreational and  elite athletes alike. She is also a  certified ringside physician for USA Boxing and covers Golden  Gloves and Diamond Glove events.

Dr.  Mascaro currently works in her own practice in the United States and is a consultant physician for Seton Hall University and Stevens Institute of Technology.

She enjoys teaching and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Seton Hall University and St. Georges  School of Medicine. She has 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. 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 theraputic ultrasound guided injections and manages the conservative non operative treatment of sports medicine injuries including concussion management.

She is a certified hyperbaric physician and Medical Director for Restorix Health at Mountainside Hackensack hospital in New Jersey and and is a member of the 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.

She is an avid scuba diver and enjoys traveling with her family.

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