Orthopedic Medicine/ Primary Care Medicine
Dr. Rich Levandowski is a primary care Sports Medicine specialist who is board certified in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine. Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Levandowski received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University where he was a twice named an All Ivy Indoor Track Team member. He received his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He went on to do his residency in Family Medicine in Pennsylvania. Upon returning to New Jersey, he spent ten years as Team Physician and then Director of Athletic Medicine at Princeton University. After leaving Princeton University, he became the Director of the Institute for Sports Medicine Institute where he started the Sports Medicine Fellowship that is now part of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Dr. Levandowski has deep clinical experience working with athletes representing many sports, ages, and levels of performance and competition. He has been Team Physician at the Pan American Games, USA Track and Field at three World Athletics Championships, Intercollegiate Tennis Association, Haitian National Athletics Team and the Princeton Training Camps for the US Rowing Association. Dr. Levandowski is deeply proud of his long association with Special Olympics New Jersey and is honored to be named the Head Physician for the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games.
In his current practice, Dr. Levandowski works with athletes of all ages, ranging from recreational athletes to national champions. His specialties include non-operative orthopedic medicine, including care of the spine, treatment and prevention of injuries, rehabilitation and nutritional counseling. Techniques include injection therapy, mobilization and manipulation of the spine and extremities.
Dr. Levandowski is currently the Team Physician for the following schools: The College of New Jersey, Mercer County Community College, Notre Dame High School, The Hun School of Princeton, The Pennington School, Lawrence High School, and Hopewell Valley High School.
Dr. Levandowski’s philosophy is grounded in a belief in an integrative approach that takes into account the whole person, mind and body. His open and individualized care seeks to promote wellness through the application of supportive medical treatment and management. Dr. Levandowski provides kind, compassionate care in a manner that treats patients the way that he would like his family and loved ones to be treated. In an effort to bring the best in medical care to his patients, Dr. Levandowski continues to participate in relevant training throughout the United States.
In addition to his volunteer service to Special Olympics, Dr. Levandowski has contributed his skills to support medical missions to Haiti. Dr. Levandowski was the American Academy of Family Practice Volunteer Teacher of the Year in 2007 and the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Volunteer Teacher of the Year at New Jersey Medical School in 2010. He also received the Most Outstanding Clinical Instructor at the Capital Health System/Robert Wood Johnson Family Medicine Residency.
Dr. Levandowski is a Clinical Associate Professor, UMDNJ-RWJ and New Jersey Medical Schools. He is a published author and national speaker. His lifelong professional goal has been to bring world class care to his patients here in New Jersey.
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