Sports Medicine Faculty

Jose Ramirez Del Toro, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Fellowship Director
Dr. Ramirez-Del Toro specializes in sports and musculoskeletal medicine and interventional spine procedures. When not teaching he is the director of Non-operative Sports Medicine and Spine Care in an orthopaedic surgery private practice.


Alan Chu, MD
Assistant Professor
Alan Chu, MD specializes in the use of EMG in diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Dr. Chu has been with the department since its start in 2000 and has contributed to the growth and reputation of both clinical and academic divisions.


Stephanie Giammittorio, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
Stephanie A. Giammittorio, DO, brings experience in sports team coverage at both professional and collegiate level athletic programs to the fellowship. Dr. Giammittorio completed her fellowship training at Cleveland Clinic.


Eric Helm, MD
Assistant Professor
Dr. Helm is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine. His clinical and research interests include: ultrasound-guided procedures, cervicogenic headache, radiofrequency neurotomy, and neuromodulation. Dr. Helm is a competitive tennis player and triathlon athlete.


Kentaro Onishi, DO
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director, Fellowship
Dr. Onishi’s medical practice focuses on non-surgical treatments of conditions resulting from various sports injuries using diagnostic ultrasound and percutaneous sono graphically guided tenotomy & fasciotomy. Dr. Onishi is Team Physician for Pittsburgh Chapter of Tough Mudder race.


David Stone, MD
Assistant Professor
Dr. Stone is a premiere clinician in the field of sports medicine and has worked in professional and collegiate sports and the performing arts throughout his career. He was team physician for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers (1990-2010) and for Point Park University’s Athletics Department and dance program (2010-2014). He was a medical consultant for the New York Giants (1988-1990) and held the position of company physician for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre from 1993 to 2010. Dr. Stone is an expert in chronic compartment syndrome.


For additional information contact:
Stacey Snead-Peterson, MS
GME Academic Manager