MEDICAL TEAM

Our medical team is comprised of three Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeons, a Physician Assistant, and a Physical Therapist.

Brett Horwitz, M.D.

Brett Horwitz, MD is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons who specializes in sports related injuries, arthroscopic knee and shoulder reconstruction as well as total joint replacement surgery.  A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Horwitz has been practicing in the area since 1991. He is a President’s Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Temple University and received his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine, where he did his internship. Dr. Horwitz completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital. He received post graduate fellowship training in sports medicine at The Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Horwitz is a recipient of the Charles Neer Award in shoulder surgery presented by the American Shoulder and Elbow Society. He has served as professional sports consultant and physician for the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA Tour), the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP Tour) and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA Tour), and is a member of many national and local professional medical societies. Dr. Horwitz offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of all musculoskeletal conditions, including arthroscopic and open surgical reconstruction of the upper and lower extremities.



Evan S. Kovalsky, M.D.

Dr. Kovalsky completed his education at Princeton University.  He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Pennsylvania.   He completed his internship at Medical College of Pennsylvania and his Orthopaedic residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.  This was followed by a Fellowship in spinal surgery at the Texas Institute for Spinal Disorders in Houston, Texas.  Dr. Kovalsky is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Kovalsky has been practicing in Norristown since 1990.  He has served as team physician for the varsity football team at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School and the team physician for the PIAA Southeast Regional Wrestling Tournament.  His practice focus is in general orthopaedics, sports medicine, and in the non-surgical management of spinal disorders. 



John J. Nevulis, M.D.

Dr. Nevulis is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with over twenty-five years experience since finishing his residency in orthopaedic surgery in 1981.  He also is the first  fellowship trained total joint surgeon from Pennsylvania Hospital, the nations first hospital.  His practice was established in Norristown in 1982 and he has had relationships with all three hospitals in Norristown.  He has been an attending surgeon at Mongomery Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital and Mercy Suburban Hospital.  Presently he serves as the Medical Director of the Joint Replacement Program at Phoenixville Hospital.  

He has recently published a paper related to joint replacements and ultrasound and is a clinical instructor in orthopaedic surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  In 2005, he received the Golden Apple Award from Montgomery Hospital for teaching.  He has served as the varsity football team physician for Norristown Area High School and Bishop Kenrick / Kennedy High Schools.  His focus is on joint replacements and reconstructive joint surgery. Dr. Nevulis is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.







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