“Most individuals who suffer from joint and muscle pain don’t realize that a variety of non-operative treatments are available to them. We strive to provide patients with comprehensive care so they can get back to life as quickly and safely as possible.”

Dr. Tabacco is the team physician for the 2018 Washington Redskins

 

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound usage in diagnosis and injection
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
  • Sports-Related Injuries and Care

Education

Fellowship

Andrews Institute of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Primary Care, Sports Medicine
Gulf Breeze, FL
2014

Internship and Residency

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, University of Maryland
Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD
2013

Medical School

St. George’s University
Doctor of Medicine
Grenada, West Indies
2010

Graduate School

St. George’s University
Master of Public Health
Grenada, West Indies
2006

Undergraduate School

Denison University
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Granville, OH
2005

Hospital Affiliated With

Virginia Hospital Center

Professional Associations

American College of Physicians
Member

American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
Member

American Registry for Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography
Member

NFL Physician Society
Member

Publications

“Fatal Meningococcemia.” Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives 1.4 (2012). Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP). Web.

“Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Elbow” Applied Radiology (2014).

Academic Appointment

Terason Ultrasound Luminary
Product Research and Development

Personal Interests

Dr. Tabacco enjoys team sports, he loves the games of football and lacrosse. On the east coast, he enjoys playing in recreational lacrosse leagues. At home, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Peggy, and daughter, Penny.

Biography

Dr. John Tabacco is a fellowship-trained sports medicine and primary care physician who received his fellowship training from Dr. James Andrews at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Dr. Tabacco completed his internal medicine training at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, a University of Maryland affiliate program. He is a team physician of the Washington Redskins and the Georgetown Prep Little Hoyas.

Dr. John Tabacco’s love of Sports medicine emerged early in his life. As an NCAA college student-athlete, Dr. Tabacco often found himself in need of medical care for various injuries sustained during lacrosse season. During his sports medicine fellowship training Dr. Tabacco worked with countless professional athletes and served as a physician in the Cincinnati Reds AA affiliate program, the University of West Florida, and with the 2014 Under Armour all-American football team.