Sports Medicine


Meet Your Sports Med Team

Keeping you and your family active and healthy is one of our top priorities at Coppermine. We are proud to provide you with priority concierge access to top physicians, surgeons, and physical therapists through our preferred providers at Mercy Medical Center and FX Physical Therapy.

Our mission at Coppermine is to care for the health and safety of our athletes and members through priority scheduling, education, advocacy, and hands-on intervention. Be sure to check back for continued access to valuable information including new & events, educational blogs and injury prevention tips for athletes of all ages.

In the event that you or your athlete is injured, please complete the injury assessment form and follow the recommended steps from our partners below. With their expertise and resources, we are committed to providing the necessary support to facilitate the quickest and safest return to play possible.

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Sports Orthopedics Team

Dr. Mark Slabaugh
Mark A. Slabaugh, M.D., is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon with Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Slabaugh is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He specializes in arthroscopic repair of sports-related injuries and complex knee and shoulder reconstructions. He serves patients and families of central Maryland, with office locations at Mercy Personal Physicians community-based facilities in Lutherville, Overlea and Reisterstown, as well as Mercy Medical Center in Downtown Baltimore.

Dr. Jasmine Toor
Jasmine Toor, M.D., is Board Certified in Internal Medicine in addition to completing sports medicine training. She is a non-operative sports medicine doctor who manages an array of injuries including both upper and lower extremity. She sees patients age 13+ and focuses on the diagnosis of their injuries, treatment and prevention of further injuries. Dr. Toor specializes in concussion management and sees athlete specific medical conditions such as iron deficiency syndrome, hypertension and a wide variety of other medical conditions.

Dr. John-Paul Rue
John-Paul Rue, M.D., is a fellowship-trained Board Certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy. Dr. John-Paul Rue’s primary focus is treating injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow, from ACL tears, meniscus and cartilage injuries to shoulder instability and rotator cuff injuries. He also sees patients with injuries such as overuse tendonitis, ankle sprains and fractures. Dr. Rue sees patients at Mercy Personal Physicians at Glen Burnie, McAuley Plaza at Mercy and SurgCenter Towson.  

Dr. Nicholas Anastasio
Nicholas Anastasio, M.D., is a Board Certified physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland, and Mercy Personal Physicians at Glen Burnie. Dr. Anastasio treats muscle, bone, joint and nerve conditions to maximize function and improve quality of life through non-surgical techniques, such as percutaneous tenotomy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), nerve conduction studies and ultrasound-guided injections. When necessary, Dr. Anastasio works in close collaboration with orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists to optimize care. 

Physical Therapists

Dr. Sean Jones
Sean Jones PT, DPT, CSCS, earned his Bachelor’s in health and physical education from University of Delaware in 2003 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2012. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Dr. Jones owned his own personal training business and has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist since 2006.

Dr. Jarod Felice
Jerod Felice PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, is the founder of FX Physical Therapy. Dr. Felice earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Mercyhurst University with a concentration in athletic training and sports medicine. He then continued his education at SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he received his doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008. He is also a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.


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