Irfan Chhipa, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Chhipa is a fellowship-trained, non-surgical sports medicine physician who cares for a wide variety of patients, including athletes and non-athletes alike.  Dr. Chhipa has served as team physician for numerous sports teams on a national, professional, collegiate, and high school level.  He is also a specialist for concussions and often lectures on this topic to the medical community. 

Dr. Chhipa is a dedicated clinician and enjoys educating both the professional and patient communities on a range of sports medicine topics.  He is a published physician and is board certified in both sports medicine and family medicine.

Rothman Physician Spotlight - Irfan Chhipa, MD, MPH

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Professional Profile

  • B.A.. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • MPH, St. George's University School of Public Health
  • MD, St. George's University School of Medicine
  • Residency/Chief Residency, Virtua Family Medicine, Voorhees, NJ
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Methodist, Houston, TX
Titles & Certifications
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics Sports Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Board Certification in Sports Medicine
  • Board Certification in Family Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Professional Associations
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM)



Slipping Rib Syndrome in an Adolescent Wrestler- British Medical Journal Case Reports

Not Your Typical Back Pain: A case report of reactive arthritis - IP International Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology

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  • Sports Concussion Program

    Concussion care is a special focus of Rothman's sports medicine program. We've developed the most advanced multi-disciplinary evaluation and treatment techniques based on research done by the concussion specialists here at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.
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