Summary

“Injuries often alter one’s daily life, whether it is with limiting work performance, affecting quality time with family, or restricting physical activities,” says Dr. Ferderber. “Each day I challenge myself to do what I can to get people back to the lifestyle they enjoy.”


Group
Mount Nittany Physician Group

Biography

As an emergency physician with special knowledge in sports medicine, Dr. Ferderber focuses on the care of active individuals, including athletes of all levels. He works with patients not only to enhance health and fitness, but also to prevent and manage injury and illness. His knowledge and expertise in sports medicine emphasizes wellness and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy lifestyle. 

“I am thrilled to join a group at Mount Nittany Health that emphasizes a culture of respect and camaraderie,” Dr. Ferderber says. “It is a team environment that places the care of patients first.”

Dr. Ferderber earned his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Penn State, graduating with highest distinction. He then went on to Penn State’s College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, where he earned his medical degree and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, which recognizes those at the top of their medical class. He completed his postgraduate training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, graduating from his residency in Emergency Medicine and then his fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine.

When not working, Dr. Ferderber is “typically outside whenever possible, whether it’s biking, running, or going on hikes with my golden retriever.” He also enjoys playing cards and board games with family and friends and is refining his amateur chef skills in the kitchen.

Education

 

Medical Education

Penn State College of Medicine

Internship/Residency

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

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