Specializing in sports medicine
Dr. Wertz earned her medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She went on to complete a Family Medicine Residency as well as a Sports Medicine Fellowship at The Ohio State University. She was a Team Physician for the Ohio State athletes prior to moving to Baltimore. There she helped manage the care for the gymnastics, volleyball, wrestling, fencing, swimming/diving, crew, and track/field teams.
Prior to her medical career, Dr. Wertz was a Division 1 collegiate gymnast at The University of Nebraska where she achieved First Team All-American status in 2002. She tied the school record with two perfect 10.0s and a Big XII Vault Championship in back-to-back seasons. She maintains a passion in caring for all types of athletes with a particular focus on gymnasts/dancers.
Dr. Wertz currently assists with medical care for the athletes at McDaniel College and Mount Saint Mary’s University.
Her clinical interests include: sports injuries, concussion, medical issues in the athlete, injury prevention, sports nutrition, sports psychology, osteopathic manipulation (OMT), and musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Dr. Wertz sees patients in Westminster (844 Professional Center), Westminster (Village Square) and Reisterstown.
Listen to a radio interview featuring Dr. Wertz on the Patient Education page.