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.
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 Health & Wellness Program of the Washington Football Team.
- Concussion – Part 1 (air date 11/12/16)
- Concussion – Part 2 (air date 11/19/16)
- Concussion – Part 3 (air date 11/26/16
Medical EducationOhio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine 2008
Training Specialty: Family Medicine
7/1/2008 - 6/30/2011
Training Specialty: Sports Medicine
7/1/2011 - 7/30/2012