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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Jessica A. Wertz, DO

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Jessica Wertz, DO

Specialty

Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Concussion, Sports Injuries

Years of Experience

11

Gender

Female

Languages

English
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About Jessica Wertz, DO

Dr. Wertz is a specialty care physician board certified in family and sports medicine. She has special interests in prevention and management of all types of sports injuries as well as concussion, osteopathic manipulation, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. 

Previously Dr. Wertz has served as a team physician for Ohio State, McDaniel College and Mount Saint Mary’s. 

Dr. Wertz became interested in sports medicine because of her background as a Division 1 collegiate gymnast. Her goal is to provide individualized care to her patients so they can recover quickly and return to the activities they enjoy. 

A native of Ohio, Dr. Wertz currently resides in central Maryland with her husband Dr. Tag, daughter Taylor, son Teague and dog Cabo. In her spare time, she enjoys running and staying active as well as spending time with her family. 

Blog Posts

Have a Sports Injury? Find Out When to See a Doctor. May 2019.

Podcasts

SportsTalk570: The following 3-part podcast series features Dr. Jessica Wertz and Dr. Melissa Womble discussing how a concussion occurs, the evaluation, treatment and key components to recovery. Inova's "Ask the Doctor" airs Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. on SportsTalk570 as part of the Redskins Health & Wellness Program.

Health Tips

Always Take Time Out for Yourself | Health Tip by Dr. Jessica Wertz, DO

Publications

Acute Management of Concussion: The Role of Regulation versus Rest. Summer 2016

Background

Medical Education

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine 2008

Residency

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Family Medicine 7/1/2008 - 6/30/2011

Fellowships

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Sports Medicine 7/1/2011 - 7/30/2012

Board Certification

Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Hospital Affliation

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Inova Physician Referral Services

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Physician referrals will be based on your referral needs and preferences of location, specialty, and rotation availability of the physician.

The physicians on our referral panel are independent practitioners or physician employees. The independent practitioners are not employees, agents or representatives of Inova and are solely responsible for their provision of medical care to you.