About Derek Woessner
Derek A. Woessner, MD, FAAFP, specializes in sports medicine, concussion management and non-surgical orthopedics. He graduated cum laude from Berry College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in Rome, GA, and he earned his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. After medical school, he went to the Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, GA where he completed the family medicine residency program. Following Residency, Dr. Woessner was selected to serve as a special operations physician for the 3rd Ranger Battalion. During Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, he completed combat tours and was awarded the Bronze Star.
After a distinguished military career, Dr. Woessner went into private practice and finished a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA.
Dr. Woessner is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, the Society of US Army Flight Surgeons, the Alabama Head Injury Task Force, and the Alabama Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Advisory Board. Dr. Woessner has served as team physician for Saint James High School, Huntingdon College-Division III, Faulkner University-NAIA, and the Montgomery Biscuits (AA Baseball). He has published extensively in scientific journals and he has published numerous textbook chapters.
Dr. Woessner’s Specialties Include:
- Non Surgical Orthopaedics
- Sports Medicine
- Concussion Care
- Tenex Procedures