At Princeton Sports Medicine Center, our doctors are passionate about helping athletes stay healthy, maximizing their performance, treating their injuries, and implementing a comprehensive plan to prevent future injuries.

Our director, Dr. Scott Curtis, is the Co-Editor of the Springer Publication “Essential Sports Medicine, 2nd Ed.” Dr. Curtis works in close collaboration with our two assistant directors, Drs. Perlman and Kirkbride. Our doctors coordinate the care of their patients in conjunction with other healthcare professionals as needed, including orthopedists, physical therapists, rheumatologists, acupuncturists or chiropractors to ensure optimal individualized care during each phase of their treatment.


Scott Curtis, DO, is a board certified, fellowship trained physician who specializes in the care of sports related injuries and general musculoskeletal care. Dr. Curtis is the Director of Sports Medicine at Princeton Spine and Joint Center.

After attending Penn State University, Dr. Curtis received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and then completed his residency at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ where he was honored to serve as Chief Resident.
Dr. Curtis completed the renowned Sports Medicine Fellowship at Atlantic Sports Health where he worked with the New York Jets, Seton Hall University Athletics, College of St. Elizabeth Athletics and various high school teams. From weekend warriors to professional athletes, high school athletes to 90+ year old tennis players, Dr. Curtis has a singular focus to treat each patient as an individual, identify their concerns as well as their specific goals and help them reach their aspirations using the most effective non-surgical care options.


Jason Kirkbride, MD, CAQSM, is a board certified, fellowship trained sports medicine physician specializing in general musculoskeletal and sports related injuries. Dr. Kirkbride currently serves as the Co-Director of Regenerative Medicine at Princeton Spine and Joint Center.

After attending Virginia Tech, Dr. Kirkbride received a Masters degree from Georgetown University. He attended Eastern Virginia Medical School, and then completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Virginia, where he served with distinction as chief resident. Dr. Kirkbride also completed additional fellowship specialty training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia, which afforded him the opportunity to work with the Virginia Cavalier student-athletes, and local high schools.

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