Damion Martins, MD
Program Director, Morristown Medical Center,
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Medical Director, Atlantic Sports Health
Dr. Martins is board-certified in sports medicine and internal medicine and currently holds positions as:
- Team physician and Director of Internal Medicine, New York Jets
- Director, Executive Health Program, Atlantic Health System
- Director, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Atlantic Health System
- Medical Advisor, New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA)
- Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedics and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Dr. Martins graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he also obtained his master’s degree in exercise physiology and biophysics. After completing an internship and residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, he began a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Maryland. While there, he served as fellow team physician for the school, as well as the National Football League’s (NFL) Baltimore Ravens and Major League Lacrosse’s Chesapeake Bayhawks
.His extensive experience on both the collegiate and professional levels also includes serving as the chief of internal medicine for the U.S. Open Tennis Championship and as team physician for the National Hockey League’s (NHL) New York Islanders, Arena Football League’s New York Dragons, Molloy College, State University of New York Old Westbury and Hofstra University. Currently, Dr. Martins is a team physician and director of internal medicine for the NY Jets, administrative medical director of MLS and a member of the NFL’s Team Physician Society.
A recognized leader in sports performance and exercise testing, Dr. Martins frequently lectures on sports medicine and is renowned for his research in hydration, cardiovascular training programs and concussions. He has authored book chapters on the pre-participation exam and medical conditions that limit sports participation, and during his time as a member of the NHL Advisory Committee, he helped develop the league’s pre-participation exam guidelines.
Rebecca Griffith, MD
Associate Program Director, Morristown Medical Center, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Medical Student Clerkship Director, Morristown Medical Center
Dr. Griffith graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed her residency in primary care internal medicine and her fellowship in general internal medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, an affiliate of Brown University. In addition to her role as associate program director for the sports medicine fellowship, she is clerkship director for medicine at Morristown Medical Center, attending physician on the inpatient diabetes service and associate director for the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center. Dr. Griffith has delivered local and regional invited lectures on preventive medicine, musculoskeletal disorders in primary care, consult and perioperative medicine, diabetes, and medical education. Her research interests are enhancing exercise in primary care settings, diabetes, adult cystic fibrosis and curriculum development.