Irfan Chhipa, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Chhipa is a non-surgical sports medicine physician who cares for a wide variety of patients, athlete and non-athlete alike. Dr. Chhipa has served as team physician for a variety of sports teams on a national, professional, collegiate, and high school level.

He has presented at national conferences, and is a published, fellowship-trained physician, who is a dedicated educator and clinician. Dr. Chhipa is board certified in sports medicine and family medicine. 

  • B.A.. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • MPH, St. George's University School of Public Health
  • MD, St. George's University School of Medicine
  • Residency/Chief Residency, Virtua Family Medicine, Voorhees, NJ
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Methodist, Houston, TX
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certification in Sports Medicine
  • Board Certification in Family Medicine
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Advanced Life Support Obstetrics (ALSO)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Hospital Affiliations
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM)


Chief Resident • Virtua Family Medicine Residency 
Voted best teaching resident by rotating medical students 
Intramural Basketball League Champions • Grenada
Selected as starting point guard of official SGU basketball team to play against national team of Grenada 
Recognized by SGU Board for outstanding community service as president of MSA 
Research / Projects
The Relationship Between Triathlon Performance, Aging, and Selection Physiological Variables in Triathletes
Podium Presentation at RWJ Research Day • New Brunswick, NJ (Patient Knowledge of a Residency Practice)
Improving Immunization Rates in Children
Exercise Induced Anaphylaxis lecture given at Orthopedic Grand Rounds
Environmental Conditions: Heat, Cold, and Altitude lecture given at Orthopedic Grand Rounds
Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries lecture given at Orthopedic Grand Rounds
Joint Dislocations lecture given to Family Medicine Residents
Musculoskeletal exam workshops done with residents and medical students
Pending research projects underway


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