Marc P. Pietropaoli, MD is the first Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon to join the Vintro team! He has 20+ years of expert experience in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery. As the founder of Victory Sports Medicine & Orthopedics (victorysportsmedicine.com) in Skaneateles, NY, Dr. Pietropaoli has built an innovative clinical practice that is driven by outstanding customer service. In fact, the mission of every employee in his practice is to “One up the golden rule” by treating those they serve even better than they treat themselves.
Dr. Pietropaoli strongly believes that many of today’s health issues and injuries can be prevented through healthier lifestyles and education. For this reason, a major emphasis is placed on nutrition, strength, and conditioning, correcting or improving functional movements, and even specialty areas such as fall prevention and sports injury prevention such as ACL injury prevention. Dr. Pietropaoli often states: "The only way to cut the growing cost of Healthcare longterm is Prevention. Practicing proactive rather than reactive medicine".
When surgery is required, he has been expertly trained by world-renowned sports medicine surgeon, Dr. James R. Andrews (andrewsinstitute.com) as well as many other great mentors. Dr. Pietropaoli uses minimally invasive surgical procedures that result in smaller incisions, faster recovery, and better patient outcomes. He has significant experience with joint replacements, torn ligaments, fractures, arthritis, pulled muscles, knee and shoulder injuries, and much more. His practice has helped thousands of patients and athletes return to their active lifestyles or sports.
A native of Rochester, NY, Dr. Pietropaoli completed his undergraduate training at Syracuse University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor of science in Biology. He then graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian of his medical school class at the State University of New York at Upstate Medical University. His Orthopedic Surgery Residency program was also completed at Upstate Medical University under world-renowned joint replacement pioneer, Dr. David G. Murray. This was then followed by a Fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute (www.asmi.org) in Birmingham, Alabama under the direction of world-renowned sports medicine physicians James R. Andrews, M.D. and William G. Clancy, M.D. Dr. Andrews has worked with hundreds of world-class athletes such as Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Roger Clemens, Robert Griffin III, and more.
Dr. Pietropaoli is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society, Medical Society of the State of New York, and Cayuga County Medical Society (vice president). He is also secretary of the American Sports Medicine Institute Fellowship Society. Dr. Pietropaoli is an expert public speaker and has presented numerous times on specialized musculoskeletal injuries in athletes, advanced orthopedic surgical procedures, and the importance of injury prevention.
Dr. Pietropaoli is actively involved with several professional, college and university medical and health programs, providing internship and shadow experiences for students.
Dr. Pietropaoli started his own business from the ground up in 2001 and has built his integrated private orthopedic/sports medicine/injury prevention/health and wellness practice into a multi-million dollar generating private small business. So, he has expertise and experience in startups and building/growing small businesses.
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