Stephen A. Stache, Jr., M.D.

Stephen A. Stache, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Stache is a non-operative sports medicine physician and serves as the Division Chief for Non-Operative Sports Medicine at Rothman Orthopaedics.  He completed his fellowship and residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and obtained his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College.  He is board certified in both sports medicine and family medicine and has particular interest in concussion management.

Dr. Stache served as a team physician for a variety of sports teams on a professional, collegiate and high school level.  Originally from the Pittsburgh area of southwestern Pennsylvania, he was a former collegiate athlete playing four years as a starter in football at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Stache previously served as the Head Team Physician and Head Internist for the Philadelphia Eagles, and currently serves on the medical staff for the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia 76ers and St. Joseph’s University.

 

Professional Profile

Education
Titles & Certifications
Professional Associations

Education

  • 1999-2003 BA: The John Hopkins University (Psychological and Brain Sciences)
  • 2004-2005 Non-Degree Post-Baccalaureate Studies: University of Pennsylvania (General Studies)
  • 2005-2009 M.D.: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2009-2012 Resident in Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • 2012- 2013 Fellowship, Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia

Titles & Certifications

  • Associate Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics and Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Director of Education, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Medical Staff, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Main Line Health System, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Board Member, Institutional Review Board, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Primary Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Certificate of Additional Qualification, American Board of Family Medicine
  • ImPACT Credentialed ImPACT Consultant (CIC)
  • Main Line Today Magazine – Top Doctor, Sports Medicine: 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020:
  • Suburban Life Magazine – Top Doctor, Sports Medicine: 2017, 2018, 2020

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine: Member and Research Committee Member
  • American Academy of Family Practitioners: Member
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians: Member

Education

  • 1999-2003 BA: The John Hopkins University (Psychological and Brain Sciences)
  • 2004-2005 Non-Degree Post-Baccalaureate Studies: University of Pennsylvania (General Studies)
  • 2005-2009 M.D.: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2009-2012 Resident in Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • 2012- 2013 Fellowship, Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia

Titles & Certifications

  • Associate Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics and Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Director of Education, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Medical Staff, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Main Line Health System, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Board Member, Institutional Review Board, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Primary Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Certificate of Additional Qualification, American Board of Family Medicine
  • ImPACT Credentialed ImPACT Consultant (CIC)
  • Main Line Today Magazine – Top Doctor, Sports Medicine: 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020:
  • Suburban Life Magazine – Top Doctor, Sports Medicine: 2017, 2018, 2020

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine: Member and Research Committee Member
  • American Academy of Family Practitioners: Member
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians: Member
 
Publications

Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications:

1.           Rasouli MR, Kavin M, Stache S, Mahla ME, Schwenk ES. Anesthesia for the patient with recently diagnosed concussion: think about the brain! Korean J Anesthesiol. July 2019. doi:10.4097/kja.19272

2.           Secrist ES, Frederick RW, Tjoumakaris FP, Stache SA, Hammoud S, Freedman KB. A Comparison of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. JBJS Rev. 2016;4(11). doi:10.2106/JBJS.RVW.15.00115.

3.           Stache S, Howell D, Meehan WP 3rd. Concussion Management Practice Patterns Among Sports Medicine Physicians. Clin J Sport Med. 2016;26(5):381-385.

4.           Stache, S, Close, J, Mehallo, C, Fayock, K. Nonprescription Pain Medication Use in Collegiate Athletes: A Comparison of Samples. Physician and Sportsmedicine. May, 2014 Vol.: 42, 2

 

Book Chapters:

1.           Stache, S. “If the Helmet Doesn’t Fit, You May Have to Sit (Out Longer With a Concussion)” In Driban, J.,  Thomas, S., ed. Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Human Kinetics. 2020, ISBN: 9781492590200

2.           Stache, S. “Clinical Reaction Time: A Simple and Effective Assessment Tool for Concussions.” In Driban, J.,  Thomas, S., ed. Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion. Chicago: Human Kinetics. 2015: 14-15

Alternative Media:

1.           Stache, S. “If the Helmet Don’t Fit, You May Have to Sit (Out Longer with a Concussion).” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, May 2, 2016

2.           Stache, S. “Helmet to Helmet II: Full Data Set Show Helmet Type Does Not Reduced Risk of Concussion in High School Football.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Aug. 29, 2014

3.           Stache, S. “Riddell Revolution Helmet and Concussion Risk Reduction?” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Feb. 24, 2014

4.           Stache, S. “Helmet to Helmet: Type of Helmet Does Not Reduced Risk of Concussion in High School Football.”  Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Oct. 29, 2013

5.           Stache, S. “Pediatrician Concussion Management Strategies and Medication Use.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Aug. 2, 2013

6.           Stache, S. “Fitness Level and Baseline Concussion Symptoms.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, May 17, 3013

7.           Stache, S. “Preseason Neck Pain and Headache: Concussion Predictor?” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field.  Web. Mar. 22, 2013

8.           Stache, S. “Clinical Reaction Time: A Simple and Effective Assessment Tool for Concussions” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field.  Web. Feb. 11, 2013

9.           Stache, S. “Age-Related Differences in Neurocognitive Recovery from Sports Related Concussion” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field.  Web. Jan. 11, 2013

10.         Stache, S. “Typical vs Prolonged Recovery Time and Predictors Following Concussion in High School and College Athletes.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Dec 5, 2012. Web, Jan. 5, 2013

11.         Stache, S. “Traveling Team Doctor? You could be “Practicing without a License!” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Nov 9, 2012. Web, Jan. 5, 2013

12.         Stache, S. “Amantadine Shows Promise as Potential Post-Concussion Management Medication” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field Sept 28, 2012. Web, Jan, 5, 2013

13.         Stache, S. “Balance and Neurocognitive Deficits in Non-Concussed Athletes.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field, Aug 31, 2012. Web, Sept 06, 2012

Published Abstracts:

1.           Stache, S. Franks, R. Close, J. Levy, E. Amantadine as a Recovery Agent in Concussion Management. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. March 2013, Vol. 23, Issue 2.

2.           Stache, S, Close, J, Mehallo, C, Fayock, K. Nonprescription Pain Medication Use in Collegiate Athletes. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. March 2012, Vol 22. Issue 2.

3.           Schutte-Rodin S, Spencer G, Stache S, Brensinger C, Staley B, Katzka D, Metz D:   Defining and scoring gastroesophageal reflux events in obstructive sleep apnea patients during polysomnography with and without CPAP. Sleep Vol. 29: A305, 2006 Notes: [Also poster presentation at APSS, Salt Lake City, June, 2006]

4.           Geoffrey Spencer, MD, Sharon Schutte-Rodin, MD, Steve Stache, MS, Colleen Brensinger, MS, David Metz, MD. Continuous positive airway pressure ventilation for obstructive sleep apnea reduces gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Gastroenterol 2006;101(9):S70.

 

 

Poster Presentations:

1.           Gwin, S, Stache, S, Stolzenberg, D. A Case of Prolonged Headache. Presented at the 2021 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2021

2.           Frymoyer, C., Stache, S., “Neck vs. Shoulder, an Unlikely Workman’s Compensation Diagnosis” Presented virtually at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2020

3.           Gwin, S. Rodriguez, J. Wang, P. Stache, S. “Take a bite out of Bipartite.” Presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 2019

4.           Botti, B, McIntosh, L. Motley, P. Stache, S. Beatty, T. Unusual presentation of a popliteal mass: when a Baker’s Cyst is more than a “cake walk.” Presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida, April 2018

5.           Marschilok, C. Stache, S. “An Unusual Presentation of Neoplasm in a Late Adolescent Male.” Presented at the 2016 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Dallas, TX April 2016

6.           Clinton, C. Stache, S. “Adamanta-What?” Presented at the 2015 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Hollywood, FL April 2015

7.           Stache, S. Franks, R. Close, J. Levy, E. “Amantadine as a Recovery Agent in Concussion Management.” Presented at the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2013

8.           Stache, S. Harwood, M. “Hip Pain is a College Baseball Athlete.” Presented at the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2013

9.           Stache, S. Vitanzo, P. Keneally, B. Eaves, K. “An Unusual Shoulder Injury in a High School Football Athlete.” Presented at the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2013

10.         Stache, S, Close, J, Mehallo, C, Fayock, K. “Nonprescription Pain Medication Use in Collegiate Athletes.” Presented at the 2012 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Atlanta GA, April 2012

11.         Stache, S, Mehallo, C., “Cerebral Palsy in a High Functioning College Athlete.” Presented at the 2011 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, May 2011

12.         Stache, S Axelrod, D, Kyrillos, J: Palliative Care in a Case of Extensive Post-operative Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications. Notes: Presented at Delaware American College of Physicians Conference, Wilmington DE 2008 and Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2008

Lectures/Media appearances

1.           8/25/21” “Dangers of the Milk Crate Challenge” Fox29, Good Day Philadelphia Morning Show Appearance, Philadelphia PA

2.           7/30/2021: “Blood Flow Restriction Training and Rehab” Fox29, Good Day Philadelphia Morning Show Media Appearance, Philadelphia, PA

3.           7/14/2021: “Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes” Philadelphia Inquirer Interview, Philadelphia, PA

4.           6/23/2021: “Concussion: 101” AmeriaHealth Caritas Community Outreach Program, virtual national lecture, Philadelphia PA

5.           2/19/2021: “How to Deal with Snow-Related Injuries” Media Appearance, NBC10 News, Philadelphia, PA

6.           12/8/2020: “Update on Concussion Care” Zoom Presentation/Q&A, ATI Physical Therapy Lunch and Learn Course Series, Philadelphia, PA

7.           10/29/20: “Update on Concussion Care” Zoom Presentation/Q&A, NovaCare Lunch and Learn Course Series, Philadelphia, PA

8.           9/29/2020: “Returning to Sports Exercise and Activity During the Pandemic, Zoom Presentation/Q&A, Rothman Orthopaedics, Philadelphia, PA

9.           8/11/2020: “Meet the Philadelphia Barrage Medical and Coaching Staff” Zoom Presentation/Q&A, Rothman Orthopaedics/Philadelphia Barrage, Philadelphia, PA

10.         7/28/20: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

11.         6/30/2020: “Musculoskeletal Medicine in the COVID-19 Pandemic” Zoom Presentation/O&A, Excel Physical Therapy, Philadelphia, PA

12.         2/5/2020: “Concussion Evaluation and Management in Urgent Care” Rothman Orthopaedics, Philadelphia, PA

13.         1/25/2020: “Moderator: Additional Modalities: Fact or Fiction” 11th Annual Phillies Sports Medicine Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

14.         11/22/19: “Prevention and Evaluation of Concussions in the NFL” Cervical Spine Research Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY

15.         10/21/19: Concussion Education for Educators” St. Joseph’s Univ. Faculty and Administration, St. Joseph’s Univ., Philadelphia PA

16.         10/2/19: “Sports Medicine 101” Einstein Medical Center Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

17.         7/16/19: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

18.         5/10/19: “On Field Management: Emergency Situations” Rothman Orthopaedics Annual Eagles Symposium, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia PA

19.         5/10/19 Faculty Advisor for: “ Concussion and Stingers for Orthopaedic Residents” Jefferson Orthopeadic Surgery Residency Lecture Series, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

20.         4/9/19: Panel Speaker: Philadelphia Phillies Sponsored Event “Exercise Science & Holistic Health Night” Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

21.         7/17/18: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

22.         1/17/18: “Int’l Concussion Conference Consensus Statement Update” E&A Physical Therapy Annual Symposium, Layfayette Hill, PA

23.         10/28/17: “Gender differences with Concussion” Female Athlete Symposium, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

24.         10/6/17: “Concussion Education for Lawyers” Penn. Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

25.         8/1/17: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

26.         5/22/17: “Concussion Management for the Orthopeadic Physician” Jefferson Orthopeadic Surgery Residency Lecture Series, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

27.         5/20/17: Media Appearance: “Concussion Won’t Kill Contact Sports” Comcast Sportsnet Interview, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

28.         5/20/17: “Concussion Essentials for Coaches” The Rothman Institute’s 2nd Annual Safety in Youth Sports Symposium, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

29.         12/8/16: “Concussion Education for Ice Hockey Coaches and Parents” ” Iceworks Skating Club, Aston, PA

30.         11/16/16 ““Sports Related Concussion for ATC Students” Neumann University, Aston, PA

31.         10/26/16 “Concussion Essential for the Primary Care Physician” Main Line Health and the Rothman Institute Annual PCP CME, Radnor, PA

32.         10/12/16: “Sports Related Concussion for ATC Students” Weidner University, Chester. PA

33.         8/2/16: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

34.         6/18/2016: “Concussion Education for Coaches” at The Rothman Institute Youth  Injury Prevention Symposium, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

35.         4/6/16: “Concussion Education for Ice Hockey Parents and Athletes” Maplezone Sports Institute, Garnet Valley, PA

36.         3/23/16: “Concussion Essentials for Primary Care Physicians” Jefferson Dept. of Family and Community Medicine Grand Rounds, Philadelphia, PA

37.         11/5/15 : “Update on Concussion for ATC students” Neumann University, Aston, PA

38.         10/27/15 “Concussion Education for Ice Hockey Parents and Athletes” Iceworks Skating Club, Aston, PA

39.         10/9/15 “Concussion Education for Lawyers” Penn. Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

40.         9/17/15 “Concussion Education for Parents and Athletes” Bishop Shanahan High School, Downingtown,  PA

41.         9/9/15 “Non-Operative Management of Knee Arthritis” Bryn Mawr Community Lecture Series, Bryn Mawr, PA

42.         7/28/15 “Concussion: The Essentials” Sidney Kimmel Medical College Camp Neuro, Philadelphia, PA

43.         6/11/15 “Sports Related Concussion: An update on Research and Clinical Application” 2015 Pennsylvania Athletic Training Society Annual Meeting, Gettysburg, PA

44.         6/4/2015 “Concussion: Essentials for Primary Care Physicians” The Rothman Institute CME Event, King of Prussia, PA

45.         3/29/15 “Sports Related Concussion” Theraplay Concussion Workshop, Broomall, PA

46.         3/17/15 “Sports Related Concussion for Parents and Coaches” Brandywine Youth Club, Glen Mills, PA

47.         1/28/2015 “Sports Related Concussion for Parents and Coaches” Ridley United Soccer, Essington, PA

48.         09/03/2014 “Sports Related Concussion” 2014 Staff Meeting, YMCA of the Brandywine Valley, West Chester, PA

49.         08/02/2014 “Sports Related Concussion” and “Update on Current Concussion Research” 2014 ATI National Sports Medicine Summit, Chicago, IL

50.         06/12/14 “Clinical Examination of the Spine” 2014 Pennsylvania Athletic Training Society Annual Meeting, Gettysburg, PA

51.         05/02/14 “Update on Concussion for Physical Therapists” 2014 Theraplay Annual Education Conference, Villanova, PA

52.         03/06/14 “Update on Concussion for College Administrators” Neumann University, Aston, PA

53.         2/27/14 “Update on Concussion for Parents and Coaches” Swarthmore Recreation Assoc. Swarthmore, PA

54.         01/06/14 “Local Doctor Battles Concussions With Vitamins” KYW 1060 Philadelphia News Radio, Philadelphia, PA

55.         01/04/14: Television interview: “Cold Weather and Sports Medicine” Philadelphia Eagles Pregame Show, NBC10, Philadelphia, PA

56.         11/13/13: Television interview: “Concussion management at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center” MyFOX Philly FOX29 Morning Show, Philadelphia, PA

57.         11/5/13: Radio interview: “Concussion management at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center” KYW 1060 Philadelphia News Radio, Philadelphia, PA

58.         7/5/2013: “Concussion management for ATC and PT” 2013 Annual Symposium, NovaCare, Physical Therapy, Philadelphia, PA

Publications

Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications:

1.           Rasouli MR, Kavin M, Stache S, Mahla ME, Schwenk ES. Anesthesia for the patient with recently diagnosed concussion: think about the brain! Korean J Anesthesiol. July 2019. doi:10.4097/kja.19272

2.           Secrist ES, Frederick RW, Tjoumakaris FP, Stache SA, Hammoud S, Freedman KB. A Comparison of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. JBJS Rev. 2016;4(11). doi:10.2106/JBJS.RVW.15.00115.

3.           Stache S, Howell D, Meehan WP 3rd. Concussion Management Practice Patterns Among Sports Medicine Physicians. Clin J Sport Med. 2016;26(5):381-385.

4.           Stache, S, Close, J, Mehallo, C, Fayock, K. Nonprescription Pain Medication Use in Collegiate Athletes: A Comparison of Samples. Physician and Sportsmedicine. May, 2014 Vol.: 42, 2

 

Book Chapters:

1.           Stache, S. “If the Helmet Doesn’t Fit, You May Have to Sit (Out Longer With a Concussion)” In Driban, J.,  Thomas, S., ed. Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Human Kinetics. 2020, ISBN: 9781492590200

2.           Stache, S. “Clinical Reaction Time: A Simple and Effective Assessment Tool for Concussions.” In Driban, J.,  Thomas, S., ed. Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion. Chicago: Human Kinetics. 2015: 14-15

Alternative Media:

1.           Stache, S. “If the Helmet Don’t Fit, You May Have to Sit (Out Longer with a Concussion).” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, May 2, 2016

2.           Stache, S. “Helmet to Helmet II: Full Data Set Show Helmet Type Does Not Reduced Risk of Concussion in High School Football.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Aug. 29, 2014

3.           Stache, S. “Riddell Revolution Helmet and Concussion Risk Reduction?” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Feb. 24, 2014

4.           Stache, S. “Helmet to Helmet: Type of Helmet Does Not Reduced Risk of Concussion in High School Football.”  Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Oct. 29, 2013

5.           Stache, S. “Pediatrician Concussion Management Strategies and Medication Use.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, Aug. 2, 2013

6.           Stache, S. “Fitness Level and Baseline Concussion Symptoms.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Web, May 17, 3013

7.           Stache, S. “Preseason Neck Pain and Headache: Concussion Predictor?” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field.  Web. Mar. 22, 2013

8.           Stache, S. “Clinical Reaction Time: A Simple and Effective Assessment Tool for Concussions” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field.  Web. Feb. 11, 2013

9.           Stache, S. “Age-Related Differences in Neurocognitive Recovery from Sports Related Concussion” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field.  Web. Jan. 11, 2013

10.         Stache, S. “Typical vs Prolonged Recovery Time and Predictors Following Concussion in High School and College Athletes.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Dec 5, 2012. Web, Jan. 5, 2013

11.         Stache, S. “Traveling Team Doctor? You could be “Practicing without a License!” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field. Nov 9, 2012. Web, Jan. 5, 2013

12.         Stache, S. “Amantadine Shows Promise as Potential Post-Concussion Management Medication” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field Sept 28, 2012. Web, Jan, 5, 2013

13.         Stache, S. “Balance and Neurocognitive Deficits in Non-Concussed Athletes.” Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field, Aug 31, 2012. Web, Sept 06, 2012

Published Abstracts:

1.           Stache, S. Franks, R. Close, J. Levy, E. Amantadine as a Recovery Agent in Concussion Management. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. March 2013, Vol. 23, Issue 2.

2.           Stache, S, Close, J, Mehallo, C, Fayock, K. Nonprescription Pain Medication Use in Collegiate Athletes. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. March 2012, Vol 22. Issue 2.

3.           Schutte-Rodin S, Spencer G, Stache S, Brensinger C, Staley B, Katzka D, Metz D:   Defining and scoring gastroesophageal reflux events in obstructive sleep apnea patients during polysomnography with and without CPAP. Sleep Vol. 29: A305, 2006 Notes: [Also poster presentation at APSS, Salt Lake City, June, 2006]

4.           Geoffrey Spencer, MD, Sharon Schutte-Rodin, MD, Steve Stache, MS, Colleen Brensinger, MS, David Metz, MD. Continuous positive airway pressure ventilation for obstructive sleep apnea reduces gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Gastroenterol 2006;101(9):S70.

 

 

Poster Presentations:

1.           Gwin, S, Stache, S, Stolzenberg, D. A Case of Prolonged Headache. Presented at the 2021 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2021

2.           Frymoyer, C., Stache, S., “Neck vs. Shoulder, an Unlikely Workman’s Compensation Diagnosis” Presented virtually at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2020

3.           Gwin, S. Rodriguez, J. Wang, P. Stache, S. “Take a bite out of Bipartite.” Presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 2019

4.           Botti, B, McIntosh, L. Motley, P. Stache, S. Beatty, T. Unusual presentation of a popliteal mass: when a Baker’s Cyst is more than a “cake walk.” Presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida, April 2018

5.           Marschilok, C. Stache, S. “An Unusual Presentation of Neoplasm in a Late Adolescent Male.” Presented at the 2016 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Dallas, TX April 2016

6.           Clinton, C. Stache, S. “Adamanta-What?” Presented at the 2015 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Hollywood, FL April 2015

7.           Stache, S. Franks, R. Close, J. Levy, E. “Amantadine as a Recovery Agent in Concussion Management.” Presented at the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2013

8.           Stache, S. Harwood, M. “Hip Pain is a College Baseball Athlete.” Presented at the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2013

9.           Stache, S. Vitanzo, P. Keneally, B. Eaves, K. “An Unusual Shoulder Injury in a High School Football Athlete.” Presented at the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA April 2013

10.         Stache, S, Close, J, Mehallo, C, Fayock, K. “Nonprescription Pain Medication Use in Collegiate Athletes.” Presented at the 2012 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Atlanta GA, April 2012

11.         Stache, S, Mehallo, C., “Cerebral Palsy in a High Functioning College Athlete.” Presented at the 2011 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, May 2011

12.         Stache, S Axelrod, D, Kyrillos, J: Palliative Care in a Case of Extensive Post-operative Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications. Notes: Presented at Delaware American College of Physicians Conference, Wilmington DE 2008 and Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2008

Lectures/Media appearances

1.           8/25/21” “Dangers of the Milk Crate Challenge” Fox29, Good Day Philadelphia Morning Show Appearance, Philadelphia PA

2.           7/30/2021: “Blood Flow Restriction Training and Rehab” Fox29, Good Day Philadelphia Morning Show Media Appearance, Philadelphia, PA

3.           7/14/2021: “Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes” Philadelphia Inquirer Interview, Philadelphia, PA

4.           6/23/2021: “Concussion: 101” AmeriaHealth Caritas Community Outreach Program, virtual national lecture, Philadelphia PA

5.           2/19/2021: “How to Deal with Snow-Related Injuries” Media Appearance, NBC10 News, Philadelphia, PA

6.           12/8/2020: “Update on Concussion Care” Zoom Presentation/Q&A, ATI Physical Therapy Lunch and Learn Course Series, Philadelphia, PA

7.           10/29/20: “Update on Concussion Care” Zoom Presentation/Q&A, NovaCare Lunch and Learn Course Series, Philadelphia, PA

8.           9/29/2020: “Returning to Sports Exercise and Activity During the Pandemic, Zoom Presentation/Q&A, Rothman Orthopaedics, Philadelphia, PA

9.           8/11/2020: “Meet the Philadelphia Barrage Medical and Coaching Staff” Zoom Presentation/Q&A, Rothman Orthopaedics/Philadelphia Barrage, Philadelphia, PA

10.         7/28/20: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

11.         6/30/2020: “Musculoskeletal Medicine in the COVID-19 Pandemic” Zoom Presentation/O&A, Excel Physical Therapy, Philadelphia, PA

12.         2/5/2020: “Concussion Evaluation and Management in Urgent Care” Rothman Orthopaedics, Philadelphia, PA

13.         1/25/2020: “Moderator: Additional Modalities: Fact or Fiction” 11th Annual Phillies Sports Medicine Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

14.         11/22/19: “Prevention and Evaluation of Concussions in the NFL” Cervical Spine Research Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY

15.         10/21/19: Concussion Education for Educators” St. Joseph’s Univ. Faculty and Administration, St. Joseph’s Univ., Philadelphia PA

16.         10/2/19: “Sports Medicine 101” Einstein Medical Center Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

17.         7/16/19: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

18.         5/10/19: “On Field Management: Emergency Situations” Rothman Orthopaedics Annual Eagles Symposium, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia PA

19.         5/10/19 Faculty Advisor for: “ Concussion and Stingers for Orthopaedic Residents” Jefferson Orthopeadic Surgery Residency Lecture Series, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

20.         4/9/19: Panel Speaker: Philadelphia Phillies Sponsored Event “Exercise Science & Holistic Health Night” Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

21.         7/17/18: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

22.         1/17/18: “Int’l Concussion Conference Consensus Statement Update” E&A Physical Therapy Annual Symposium, Layfayette Hill, PA

23.         10/28/17: “Gender differences with Concussion” Female Athlete Symposium, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

24.         10/6/17: “Concussion Education for Lawyers” Penn. Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

25.         8/1/17: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

26.         5/22/17: “Concussion Management for the Orthopeadic Physician” Jefferson Orthopeadic Surgery Residency Lecture Series, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

27.         5/20/17: Media Appearance: “Concussion Won’t Kill Contact Sports” Comcast Sportsnet Interview, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

28.         5/20/17: “Concussion Essentials for Coaches” The Rothman Institute’s 2nd Annual Safety in Youth Sports Symposium, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

29.         12/8/16: “Concussion Education for Ice Hockey Coaches and Parents” ” Iceworks Skating Club, Aston, PA

30.         11/16/16 ““Sports Related Concussion for ATC Students” Neumann University, Aston, PA

31.         10/26/16 “Concussion Essential for the Primary Care Physician” Main Line Health and the Rothman Institute Annual PCP CME, Radnor, PA

32.         10/12/16: “Sports Related Concussion for ATC Students” Weidner University, Chester. PA

33.         8/2/16: “Sports Related Concussion for Sports Medicine Fellows” Jefferson Sport Conference, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

34.         6/18/2016: “Concussion Education for Coaches” at The Rothman Institute Youth  Injury Prevention Symposium, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

35.         4/6/16: “Concussion Education for Ice Hockey Parents and Athletes” Maplezone Sports Institute, Garnet Valley, PA

36.         3/23/16: “Concussion Essentials for Primary Care Physicians” Jefferson Dept. of Family and Community Medicine Grand Rounds, Philadelphia, PA

37.         11/5/15 : “Update on Concussion for ATC students” Neumann University, Aston, PA

38.         10/27/15 “Concussion Education for Ice Hockey Parents and Athletes” Iceworks Skating Club, Aston, PA

39.         10/9/15 “Concussion Education for Lawyers” Penn. Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

40.         9/17/15 “Concussion Education for Parents and Athletes” Bishop Shanahan High School, Downingtown,  PA

41.         9/9/15 “Non-Operative Management of Knee Arthritis” Bryn Mawr Community Lecture Series, Bryn Mawr, PA

42.         7/28/15 “Concussion: The Essentials” Sidney Kimmel Medical College Camp Neuro, Philadelphia, PA

43.         6/11/15 “Sports Related Concussion: An update on Research and Clinical Application” 2015 Pennsylvania Athletic Training Society Annual Meeting, Gettysburg, PA

44.         6/4/2015 “Concussion: Essentials for Primary Care Physicians” The Rothman Institute CME Event, King of Prussia, PA

45.         3/29/15 “Sports Related Concussion” Theraplay Concussion Workshop, Broomall, PA

46.         3/17/15 “Sports Related Concussion for Parents and Coaches” Brandywine Youth Club, Glen Mills, PA

47.         1/28/2015 “Sports Related Concussion for Parents and Coaches” Ridley United Soccer, Essington, PA

48.         09/03/2014 “Sports Related Concussion” 2014 Staff Meeting, YMCA of the Brandywine Valley, West Chester, PA

49.         08/02/2014 “Sports Related Concussion” and “Update on Current Concussion Research” 2014 ATI National Sports Medicine Summit, Chicago, IL

50.         06/12/14 “Clinical Examination of the Spine” 2014 Pennsylvania Athletic Training Society Annual Meeting, Gettysburg, PA

51.         05/02/14 “Update on Concussion for Physical Therapists” 2014 Theraplay Annual Education Conference, Villanova, PA

52.         03/06/14 “Update on Concussion for College Administrators” Neumann University, Aston, PA

53.         2/27/14 “Update on Concussion for Parents and Coaches” Swarthmore Recreation Assoc. Swarthmore, PA

54.         01/06/14 “Local Doctor Battles Concussions With Vitamins” KYW 1060 Philadelphia News Radio, Philadelphia, PA

55.         01/04/14: Television interview: “Cold Weather and Sports Medicine” Philadelphia Eagles Pregame Show, NBC10, Philadelphia, PA

56.         11/13/13: Television interview: “Concussion management at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center” MyFOX Philly FOX29 Morning Show, Philadelphia, PA

57.         11/5/13: Radio interview: “Concussion management at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center” KYW 1060 Philadelphia News Radio, Philadelphia, PA

58.         7/5/2013: “Concussion management for ATC and PT” 2013 Annual Symposium, NovaCare, Physical Therapy, Philadelphia, PA

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