Orthopedic & Sports Injury Specialist
Dr. Peter C. Wenger is a non- operative Sports Medicine specialist who is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. Dr. Wenger brings a unique approach to Sports Medicine care with his comprehensive understanding of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Surgery. As a multisport athlete himself, he understands a patients’ desire to safely return to sport.
Dr. Wenger graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola College with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He attended and earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Dr. Wenger then completed a surgical internship at Rush University, Chicago Ill and was promoted with highest honors. Dr. Wenger completed his residency in Family Medicine with an emphasis in Orthopedics at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey. Dr. Wenger completed his training at the University of Pittsburgh, Center for Sports Medicine where he graduated from the Shadyside hospital Sports Medicine Fellowship with distinguished honors. He continues to be involved in academics as an Associate Clinical Professor at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Over the last four years, Dr. Wenger has served as team physician for Robert Morris University, University of Pittsburgh, LaRoche College, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Passion, and high schools of all sizes and athletic performance. He has participated in medical care for events including the New York City Marathon, the Pittsburgh Marathon, the WPIAL Wrestling tournament, the Keystone State Games and has served as the Medical Director for the Ruckus Race. Dr. Wenger has direct experience with elite athletes of many sports including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, field hockey, running/ marathon/ triathlon/ endurance events, rowing, soccer, MMA, wrestling, dance and crossfit.
Dr. Wenger is active in the community and provides on-field medical coverage for The College of New Jersey, Mercer County Community College, The Pennington School, Lawrenceville High School, Hopewell High School, Notre Dame High School, and The Hun School. He also provides sports medicine evaluations for athletes at Hopewell High School athletic training room. Dr. Wenger also believes an informed patient is the best equipped patient. He provides lectures to the community on sports medicine injuries/ treatment, concussion evaluation/ diagnosis/ care and works with coaches and officials to disseminate sports medicine knowledge.
As part of his sports medicine education, Dr. Wenger has a special interest in concussion and concussion management. During Fellowship he spent time in training at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Concussion Management, a world class research institution where the IMPACT test was first developed. He manages acute concussions as well as post concussive syndrome with the most up-to-date and evidence based information and treatment modalities.
His medical interests include musculoskeletal biomechanics, diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound, concussion management, platelet rich plasma/ autologous conditioned plasma, and non- operative management of musculoskeletal injuries in athletes of all ages.
Princeton Sports and Family Medicine 3131 Princeton Pike, Building 4A, Suite 100 Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.
Tel: 609. 896.9190 Fax: 609.896.3555