WHO WE ARE

Our physicians are board-certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and fellowship–trained in Sports Medicine.

We specialize in the promotion of rapid and safe return to sports and daily activities after injury, as well as in the practice of injury prevention for athletes and active-lifestyle adults and children.

Seaview Sports Medicine physicians provide both conservative and aggressive treatment approaches backed by special interest skills in orthopaedic sports surgery, arthroscopic surgery, trauma… and in joint replacement and reconstruction, with a focus on knees, shoulders and elbows.

Seaview Sports Medicine

Kenneth Chern, MD

Dr. Chern grew up in New Jersey.  His training in sports medicine includes frontline physician experience with the New York Yankees, the LGPA, the U.S. Olympic gymnastic trials, the New York Marathon, and numerous high school, college and professional athletes and teams.  Dr. Chern was elected to Phi Beta Kappa at Princeton University, where he graduated magna cum laude before earning his medical degree at New York’s Columbia University.  After serving his orthopaedic surgery residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, Dr. Chern completed a sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery fellowship at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN.  An active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Dr. Chern has conducted research in knee biomechanics and presented his findings to annual meetings of the Orthopaedic Research Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Christopher Spagnuola, MD

Dr. Spagnuola, a New Jersey native, is a former assistant team physician with the Philadelphia Wings national lacrosse team, St. Joe’s University, Harvard College, and Sayreville (NJ) High School.  A graduate of Villanova University, Dr. Spagnuola earned his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, and completed his internship and residency at Monmouth Medical Center, including a pediatric orthopaedic rotation at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Dr. Spagnuola completed his training in orthopaedics with an ACGME-accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson  University in Philadelphia.  Sports medicine author, presenter, researcher, and recipient of more than a dozen academic awards, Dr. Spagnuola is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, and is certified in cartilage transplantation.