Piqua High School Sports Medicine Team

Meet the Sports Medicine Team at Piqua High School.

Erin Schmerge, AT

Erin SchmergeErin Schmerge earned her bachelor’s degree in sports medicine from Wright State University. She joined Premier Health in 2015. Erin enjoys that the job of an athletic trainer is different every day. "Being an athletic trainer gives me the ability to wear many hats, and every day I come into work knowing that my day will be different from the last," she said. In her spare time, Erin enjoys reading, exercising, crafting, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

Katie Smith, M.Ed, AT

Katie Smith

 

 

 

Jeffrey M. Rayborn, MD - Medical Director

Jeffrey M. Rayborn, MDDr. Jeffrey Rayborn is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency in family practice and his fellowship in sports medicine at Bethesda North Hospital. Dr. Rayborn joined Premier Orthopedics in 2009.

Dr. Rayborn's practice focuses on non-operative orthopedic care for adolescents and adults, and primary care sports medicine. Dr. Rayborn also employs the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in the evaluation of orthopedic conditions, as well as in the placement of needles to support the aspiration or injection of joints such as the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. The use of musculoskeletal ultrasound has been shown to enhance patient management and outcomes in both general orthopedic and sports medicine populations. Dr. Rayborn also offers Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP) when medically appropriate.

Dr. Rayborn is actively engaged in the sports medicine community. He currently serves as the medical director for the Center for Sports Medicine at Upper Valley Medical Center and is also the team physician at Tipp City High School. Dr. Rayborn is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine. He maintains office hours at Miami Valley Hospital North in Englewood, the Hyatt Center in Tipp City, and the Family Health building in Greenville.

Dr. Rayborn is a Credentialed ImPACT® Consultant trained in treating concussions as well as administering and interpreting the ImPACT® test.

Mark Zunkiewicz, MD

Mark R. Zunkiewicz, MDDr. Mark Zunkiewicz is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and his fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine at Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. Dr. Zunkiewicz is board certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is involved with several orthopedic and surgical organizations. He is the team orthopedic consultant for several area high schools and for Edison State Community College. In his practice at Premier Orthopedics he focuses on operative and non-operative orthopedic and sports medicine care for children, adolescents, and adults.

James Burkhardt, DO

James Burkhardt

Donald Luna, MD

Donald Luna