Welcome Dhurba Dhungana, MD

Penn Highlands Healthcare welcomes board-certified sports medicine physician Dhurba Dhungana, MD, to its medical staff.

Dr. Dhungana joins the team at Penn Highlands Sports Medicine at 154 Hospital Drive, Suite 3, in Tyrone.

Dr. Dhungana is a primary care Sports Medicine fellowship-trained specialist physician in the USA in addition to his orthopedics & Trauma Surgery Residency training back home, a highly selective honor that confers the highest degree of training. He has practiced as a team physician at the high school and collegiate levels, and his expertise includes non-operative clinical orthopedic and sports-related problems, concussion management and musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound-guided injections.

Common treatments and procedures include concussion treatment, micro invasion carpal tunnel release (CTR), orthopedic care and TenJet tendinitis treatment.

Prior to joining Penn Highlands, Dr. Dhungana was a fellow in sports medicine at Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Dr. Dhungana graduated from Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal. He completed his internship at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Adena Health System, in Chillicothe, Ohio. He completed a residency in family medicine at Bon Secours Mercy Health in Youngstown, Ohio, and a residency in trauma and sports at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal.

He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Family Medicine.

To make an appointment or to find out more about sports medicine services at Penn Highlands Healthcare, call 814-684-6347 or visit www.phhealthcare.org/sportsmedicine.