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1000793 David Price, MD
Program Director

Dr. Price earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency at Carolinas Medical Center. He completed his primary care sports medicine fellowship at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, FL and, after working in rural Australia for a short period, returned to Charlotte, NC to join the Carolinas Medical Center family medicine residency as a faculty member.

Active in teaching, Dr. Price is a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and in 2015 transitioned from Co-Director to Director of the primary care sports medicine fellowship in the Department of Family Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center. He also serves as medical director of athletic training in the Department of Sports Medicine and Special Events. In this role, he works closely with Charlotte Mecklenburg High School Athletics and is the team physician for Johnson C. Smith University and Triple-A Charlotte Knights.

Dr. Price has an avid interest in sudden cardiac death and is the medical director for Heart of a Champion Day, a high school athletic pre-participation screening program that includes non-invasive cardiac testing to identify athletes at risk for sudden cardiac death. He also has an interest in sports concussion and is the medical director of Carolinas Concussion Network. His funded research in these areas focuses on affected athletes.

Dr. Price is active in the sports community and enjoys treating endurance athletes. He speaks locally and nationally as an expert in the field of sports medicine. Dr. Price is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He lives in Charlotte with his wife and three children and enjoys triathlons, soccer, and music.

Anthony Martin, MD Anthony Martin, MD
Associate Program Director 

Dr. Martin earned his medical degree at the Temple University School of Medicine in 2008 before completing his family medicine residency at The Reading Hospital and School of Medicine in 2011, where he served as the chief resident in his final year. Dr. Martin then completed his primary care sports medicine fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in 2012 and stayed on as a member of the faculty at Sports Medicine and Injury Care, the family medicine residency program, and for the primary care sports medicine fellowship. Dr. Martin also serves as faculty for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is active in student and resident teaching. He has been the Associate Program Director of sports medicine since 2016.

Dr. Martin is one of the team physicians for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. As a former competitive boxer, he also enjoys fight coverage including boxing and mixed martial arts.

Dr. Martin is active in the sports community and still participates in intramural sports locally. He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He lives in Charlotte with his wife and dog, and enjoys fighting sports, epic poetry, and cooking.

Robert Jones, MD Robert Jones, MD
Sports Medicine Faculty

Dr. Jones played varsity basketball and received his undergraduate degree at Creighton University before graduating in 1990 from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System before finishing his primary care sports medicine fellowship at San Jose Medical Center/Stanford University.

Dr. Jones continued his tenure at San Jose Medical Center/Stanford University as part-time faculty while starting a full-time practice in Palm Springs, CA. He later relocated to Charlotte and joined the faculty at Carolinas Medical Center, where he was the program director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship program until 2015.

He then began serving as the head team physician at UNC Charlotte as well as the medical director of the Student Health Center at the university. He has also been the team physician for the USA Water Polo men’s national team. He continues to serve as faculty for the primary care sports medicine fellowship. He also serves as the executive medical director of the YMCA Health Centers in Charlotte.

James Fleischli, MD James Fleischli, MD
Orthopedic Faculty

Dr. Fleischli graduated Dartmouth College with his bachelor of arts and went on to earn his doctor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Carolinas Medical Center followed by his Sport Medicine Fellowship at American Sports Medicine Institute.

Dr. Fleischli specializes in knee ligament/cartilage repair and arthroscopic shoulder/elbow surgery. Dr. Fleischli serves as the director for OrthoCarolina's Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and is also a team physician and orthopedist for UNC Charlotte.

In his spare time he enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife and three children.

Dana Piasecki, MD Dana Piasecki, MD
Orthopedic Faculty

Dr. Piasecki began his education with an undergraduate degree in biology at Harvard University. He then moved south to obtain his doctorate in medicine from Vanderbilt University and back north to New York to complete an orthopedic surgery residency at the esteemed Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Piasecki completed his sports medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center, where he also served as assistant team physician for the MLB's Chicago White Sox and the NBA's Chicago Bulls and as head team physician for the Chicago Steel Hockey Squad. During his fellowship year, he instructed orthopedic surgery residents and authored more than twenty peer reviewed publications. He is currently active in advanced orthopedic research and serves as a surgeon educator, helping to train orthopedic residents at Carolinas Medical Center.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Dr. Piasecki has a long personal history with athletics. He is a former rower, water polo player, Division I NCAA swimmer and was a member of the United States National Flatwater Sprint Kayaking Team (1996-2000). He was a U.S. Olympic Training Center resident athlete for two years, narrowly missing a 2000 Olympic kayaking berth and winning medals at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, U.S. National Championships, World Sprint Team Trials and Canadian National Championships. He now serves as a volunteer physician for the U.S. Olympic Committee. Beyond his love of sports, Dr. Piasecki greatly enjoys traveling with his wife, who is a neonatologist, son and daughter.

Michael Dockery, MD Michael Dockery, MD
Orthopedic Faculty

Dr. Dockery received a degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before returning to his native Florida to complete medical school, internship, and residency at the University of Florida, where he served as administrative Chief Resident from 1994 to1995. After completing fellowship training in sports medicine at the University of Oklahoma in 1996, Dr. Dockery and his family moved to Charlotte, NC and joined an orthopedic practice.

Dr. Dockery maintains a keen interest in sports medicine, serving as a team physician for UNC Charlotte, Mallard Creek High School and Northside Christian Academy. Areas of interest include ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic shoulder surgery.

A member of the National Eagle Scout Association and current Scoutmaster of a local troop, Dr. Dockery enjoys spending time with his wife and three children in a variety of outdoor sports, including waterskiing, boating, camping, and hiking.

Scott Burbank, MD Scott Burbank, MD
Orthopedic Faculty

Dr. Burbank a Charlotte, NC native, attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Rothman Institute in 2007. He completed a sports medicine/arthroscopy fellowship at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute in the Los Angeles, CA area.

Dr. Burbank is a sports medicine specialist and focuses predominantly on arthroscopy and arthroplasty of the shoulder and knee as well as hip arthroscopy and general orthopedic surgery/trauma. Dr. Burbank and his immediate family, including a twin and older brother, all reside in the Charlotte area. In his free time, he is an avid basketball fan, loves going to the beach and fishing and enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids.

  Bryan J. Loeffler, MD
Orthopedic Faculty 

Dr. Loeffler specializes in the entire spectrum of hand and upper extremity disorders from the fingertips to the shoulder.  He has a special interest in complex elbow conditions and peripheral nerve injuries.  Dr. Loeffler has been awarded multiple research grants to fund various clinical studies as well as a basic science study on biologic solutions to improve rotator cuff healing.  He has authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on topics ranging from forearm injuries to shoulder and elbow replacement.  Academic honors and achievements range from excellence in surgery to resident teaching award.  He has also participated in two international medical missions, providing orthopaedic surgical care in underserved areas.  Dr. Loeffler is a former NCAA Division I wrestler at the University of Maryland, and he remains active by running and spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children.

  Kenneth D. Weeks, MD
Orthopedic Faculty 

At OrthoCarolina, Dr. Weeks specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery for injuries involving the hip, knee, and shoulder. He is an active educator in the CMC residency and Sports Medicine fellowship. He continues ongoing research into the surgical and non-surgical management of pre-arthritic hip conditions and has developed a hip arthroscopy registry to track patient outcomes. He is one of the team physicians for the Carolina Panthers and Davidson College.

 Glenn Gaston Glenn Gaston, MD
Orthopedic Faculty

Dr. Gaston specializes in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery. He is heavily involved in upper extremity research and has received numerous honors, including awards from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He lectures regularly at both regional and national upper extremity conferences.

 Carroll Jones Carroll Jones, MD
Orthopedic Faculty

Dr. Carroll P. Jones was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He received an undergraduate degree in Biology at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and a member of the distinguished Phi Beta Kappa academic society. His training continued at the Medical College of Georgia, and he completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and twice received the “Resident of the Year” distinction.

Following residency, Dr. Jones completed a one-year fellowship in foot and ankle surgery with Dr. Michael Coughlin in Boise, ID. He joined the Miller Clinic in Charlotte, NC in 2004 that subsequently evolved into OrthoCarolina, where he continues to practice today. He specializes in lower extremity trauma as well as all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Jones is very involved with teaching residents and fellows, and lectures on a regional and national basis. He is currently the lead foot and ankle physician for the Charlotte Ballet and Hendrick Motor Sports.

 Bryan Saltzman Bryan Saltzman, MD
Orthopedic Faculty

Dr. Saltzman, a former OrthoCarolina fellow, is fellowship trained in sports medicine and specializes in cartilage restoration, knee, shoulder, elbow, and orthobiologics. Dr. Saltzman received his Doctor of Medicine from Rush Medical College and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Rush University Medical Center.

Catherine Yang, Geriatric Medicine Program Coordinator Catherine L. Yang
Program Coordinator, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Program Coordinator, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Catherine Yang joined Atrium Health in February 2020 as the Program Coordinator for Geriatric Medicine and Sports Medicine Fellowships. Catherine oversees administrative functions and is responsible for the coordination of various activities, meetings, lectures, fellow recruitment, orientation, and clinical rotations.

Catherine graduated from East Carolina University and has a background in child development, family relations, family and community services, and pathology. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband and daughter, learning and experiencing new cultures (especially through food), and binge watching real life crime shows.

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