Marc I. Harwood, M.D.

Marc I. Harwood, M.D.
Dr. Harwood is a board certified non-operative sports medicine physician and serves as the Service Chief of the Non-Operative Sports Medicine Department at Rothman Institute.  He is currently a team physician for the Philadelphia Phillies - a position he has held since 2005. He serves as a sports medicine consultant for several local high schools, in addition to caring for elite level dancers at the Rock School of Dance Education, University of the Arts, and the Pennsylvania Ballet.
Education
  • B.A., Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Titles & Certifications
  • Alpha Omega Medical Honor Society
  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Practice
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications, Sports Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Professional Associations
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • International Association of Dance Medicine
  • Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Performing Arts Medicine Association

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Papers

Gallagher B, Tjoumakaris FP, Harwood MI, Good RP, Ciccotti MG, Freedman KB. Chondroprotection and the Prevention of Osteoarthritis Progression of the Knee: A Systematic Review of Treatment Agents. Am J Sports Med 2014. (PMID: 24866892).

Stewman C, Vitanzo PC, Harwood MI.  Neurologic thoracic outlet sydrome:  Summarizing a complex history and evolution.  Curr Sports Med Reports 2014; 13(2):100-106. (PMID: 24614423)

 

 

Harwood MI, Womack J, Kapur R.  Primary meningococcal arthritis.  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2008; 21(1):66-69.

 

McShane JM, Nazarian, LN, Harwood MI.  Sonographically guided percutaneous needle tenotomy for treatment of common extensor tendinosis in the elbow.  J Ultrasound Med 2006; 25:1281-89.

 

 

Harwood MI, Raikin SM.  A Lisfranc fracture-dislocation in a football player.  Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 2003; 16(1):  69-72.

 

 

Nazarian LN, McShane JM, Ciccotti. MG, O’Kane PL, Harwood MI.  Dynamic sonography of the ulnar collateral ligament in asymptomatic professional major league baseball pitchers.  Radiology 2003; 227:  149-154.

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

 

Marschilok CA,  Secrist ES, Dwight KD, Wallace AB, Harwood MI. (2015) "Serum Cholesterol Levels and Risk of Tendon Injury in Professional Baseball Players," International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings: Vol. 9: Iss. 3, Article 63.  Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijesab/vol9/iss3/63

 

Nazarian LN, McShane J, Harwood MI, Hopper B, Shah V, Diamond J.  US-guided percutaneous needle tenotomy for treatment of common extensor tendinosis in the elbow.  Proceedings of the 91st  Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov. 27 – Dec. 2, 2004. p. 398

 

 

Nazarian LN, Harwood MI, Edelist DE, Ciccotti MG, O’Kane PL, McShane JM.  Dynamic sonography of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in asymptomatic professional baseball pitchers.  Clin J Sport Med 2002; 12(5):  324-325.

 

 

Traiforos J, Nazarian LN, McShane JM, Edelist DD, Gustavsen GP, Harwood MI.  Ultrasound-guided debridement and corticosteroid injection for musculoskeletal injuries refractory to conservative management. Radiology 2002: 225(P): 606.

 

 

Harwood MI.  Ultrasound guided percutaneous debridement and corticosteroid injection for lateral elbow tendinopathy.  Clin J Sport Med 2001; 11(4):  290-1.

 

 

Nazarian LN, O'Kane PL, McShane JM, Harwood MI, Ciccotti MG.  Dynamic sonography of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in asymptomatic major league professional baseball pitchers.  Radiology 2001; 221(P): 507.

 

 

Paper Presentations at National Scientific Meetings

 

Kropa J, Close J, Green J, Harwood MI.  Functional Movement Screening in Professional Ballet Dancers.  Poster Presentation, IADMS, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2015.

 

Okon JV, Harwood MI. Ischiofemoral impingement in a Dancer.  Poster Presentation, 24th Annual AMSSM Meeting, Hollywood, FL, April 2015.

 

 

Marschilok CA, Secrist E, Dwight K, Wallace A, Harwood MI.  Serum Cholesterol Levels and Risk of Tendon Injuries in Professional Baseball Players.  Poster Presentation, MARC-ACSM Meeting, Harrisburg, PA, October 31, 2014.

 

 

Noreski M, Harwood MI, Morrison W.  Shifting Marrow Edema Syndrome.  Poster Presentation, 23rd Annual AMSSM Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2014.

 

 

Gallagher B, Tjoumakaris F, Harwood MI, Good R, Ciccotti MG, Freedman K.  Chondroprotection and Prevention of Osteoarthritis Progression of the Knee:  A Systematic Review of Treatment Agents, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Hershey, PA, April 2014.

 

 

Stache S, Harwood MI.  Hip pain in a baseball player.  Poster presentation, 22nd Annual AMSSM Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2013.

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood MI.  Chest Wall Injury from Aggressive Back Stretching.  Poster presentation, 21st Annual National AMSSM Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 2012.

 

 

Close J, Harwood MI.  Bilateral LE pain in a runner.  Poster presentation, 19th Annual National AMSSM Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, April 2010.

 

 

Kaw P, McCoy DM, Nazarian LM, Harwood MI.  Sonographic diagnosis of occult fracture of the midshaft of the tibia.  Poster presentation, 18th Annual National AMSSM meeting, Tampa, FL, April 2009.

 

 

Harwood MI, Kapur R, Hribar L, Wilson R.  Primary Meningococcal arthritis.  Platform presentation, 14th Annual National AMSSM meeting. Austin, TX, April 19, 2005.

 

 

Besser MP, Faulkner M,O’Neill T, Page B, Sibley N, Harwood MI.  Changes in Gait and Function for Patients Receiving Synvisc® Injections for Osteoarthritis of the Knee.  Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society.  Wilmington Delaware, May 7-10, 2003.

 

 

Harwood MI.  A Lisfranc Fracture-dislocation in a Football Player.  Poster presentation, National AMSSM meeting, April 2002, Orlando, FL.

 

 

Edelist DD, Harwood MI, McShane JM, Nazarian LM, O'Kane PL.  Dynamic sonography of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in asymptomatic major league professional baseball pitchers.  Platform presentation, National AMSSM meeting, April 2002, Orlando, FL.

 

 

Traiforos J, Nazarian LN, McShane JM, Edelist DD, Gustavsen GP, Harwood MI.  Ultrasound-guided debridement and corticosteroid injection for musculoskeletal injuries refractory to conservative management.  Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting 2002.

 

 

Harwood MI, McShane JM, Nazarian LN, Nelson RM.  Ultrasound guided percutaneous debridement and corticosteroid injection for lateral elbow tendinopathy.  Poster presentation, National STFM meeting, May 2001, Denver, CO.

 

 

Harwood MI, McShane JM, Nazarian LN, Nelson RM.  Ultrasound guided percutaneous debridement and corticosteroid injection for lateral elbow tendinopathy.  Platform presentation, National AMSSM meeting, April 2001, San Antonio, TX.

 

 

Textbooks

 

Bracker, Mark et al, eds, The 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult. Philadelphia:  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011. (Section editor)

 

Freedman, Mitchell K., William B. Morrison, and Marc I. Harwood, eds. Minimally Invasive Musculoskeletal Pain Medicine.  New York:  Informa Healthcare, 2007.

 

 

Book Chapters

 

Kenneally BE, Harwood MI. Nonoperative Management of Hip Arthritis. The Hip:  Preservation, Replacement, and Revision. In James Cashman, Nitin Goyal, and Javad Parvizi (editors).  Brooklandville, MD:  Data Trace Publishing Company, 2015.  42-1- 42-10.

 

McCoy D, Harwood MI.  Motion Sickness.  In Bracker MD (ed.) The 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult.  Philadelphia:  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011. 396-397.

 

 

Harwood MI, Smith BJ.  Low back pain:  A primary care approach.  In Gill JM (ed.) Clinics in Family Practice 2005:7(2): 279-303.

 

 

Harwood MI, Smith CT.  Superior labrum, anterior-posterior lesions and biceps injuries: Diagnostic and treatment considerations.  In Morelli V (ed.)  Primary Care:  Clinics in Office Practice 2004;31(4):831-55.

 

 

Reviews, Monographs, Editorials

 

Stewman CS, Vitanzo PC, Beredjiklian P, Harwood MI.  Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/monograph/592.html:  BMJ, 2015.  Web. (Accessed 11/29/15)

 

Kapur R, Pham TT, Harwood MI.  Exertional leg pain:  Teasing out arterial entrapments.  Current Sports Medicine Reports 2007; 6(6): 371-375.

 

Haines C, Harwood MI. (letter)  Gabapentin helpful for hot flushes in postmenopausal women.  Journal of Family Practice  2003, 52(7): 513-514.

 

 

Fagan HB, Harwood MI (letter)  Use of sputum eosinophil counts decreases asthma exacerbations.  Journal of Family Practice 2003; 353.

 

 

Harwood MI.  What is the most effective treatment for acute low back pain?  Journal of Family Practice 2002; 51:  118.

 

 

Harwood MI. (letter)  Are there adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with induction of labor when there is no well-accepted indication?  Journal of Family Practice 2001; 50: 106.

 

 

Laypress

 

Levy E, Harwood MI.  Sports Medicne Research:  In the Lab & In the Field:  Not so Fast with the PRP: Platelet-Rich Plasma for Hamstring Injuries (Sports Med Res). 2015.  Available at:

http://www.sportsmedres.org/2015/08/not-so-fast-with-that-prp-platelet-rich-hamstring.html

 

Harwood M.  Sports Medicine Research:  In the Lab & In the Field:  Etiologies of Sudden Cardiac Death Among College Athletes (Sports Med Res). 2014.  Available at: http://www.sportsmedres.org/2014/04/causes-and-incidence-of-sudden-death.html. Accessed January 7, 2015.

 

 

Albano A, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Looking Beyond the “Scope” of Partial Menisectomy in Degenerative Meniscal Tears (Sports Med Res). 2014. Available at: http://www.sportsmedres.org/2014/01/arthroscopic-meniscectomy-degenerative-meniscal-tear.html. Accessed January 23, 2014.

 

 

Albano A, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Posttraumatic Migraine as a Predictor of Recovery and Cognitive Impairment After Sport-related Concussion (Sports Med Res). 2013. Available at: http://www.sportsmedres.org/2013/08/post-traumatic-migraines-concussion-recovery.html. Accessed November 19, 2013.

 

 

Noreski M, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors Among Football Players (Sports Med Res). 2013. Available at: http://www.sportsmedres.org/2013/08/metabolic-syndrome-football.html. Accessed November 19, 2013.

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Fitness Level and Baseline Concussion Symptoms (Sports Med Res). 2013. Available at: http://www.sportsmedres.org/2013/05/fitness-level-and-baseline-concussion.html. Accessed November 19, 2013.

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Preseason Neck Pain and Headache: Concussion Predictor?Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2013. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2013/03/preseason-neck-pain-headache-concussions.html#more. Accessed March 26, 2013.

 

 

Glaser C, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening among NCAA Division I InstitutionsSports Medicine Research (SMR). 2013. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2013/02/preparticipation-cardiovascular-screening-NCAA.html. Accessed March 5, 2013.

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Typical vs Prolonged Recovery Time and Predictors Following Concussion in High School and College AthletesSports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/12/Typical-Prolonged-Recovery-Time-Concussion.html. Accessed January 8, 2013.

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Traveling Team Doctor? You could be “Practicing without a License!”Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/11/practicing-without-a-license-while-traveling.html. Accessed January 8, 2013.

 

 

Glaser C, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Neuromuscular Training to Reduce ACL Injuries may be More Effective in Younger Athletes:  Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/11/neuromuscular-training-to-reduce-acl.html. Accessed November 5, 2012.

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Amantadine Shows Promise as Potential Post-Concussion Management MedicationSports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/09/Amantadine-Potential-Post-Concussion-Med.html. Accessed September 28, 2012.

 

 

Glaser C, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: New Evidence Supporting ACL Injury Prevention Warm-up ProgramsSports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/09/evidence-supporting-acl-injury-prevention-soccer.html#more. Accessed September 8, 2012.

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Balance and Neurocognitive Deficits in Non-Concussed Athletes Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/08/balance-neurocognitive-deficits-non-concussed.html#more. Accessed September 2, 2012.

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Adding Echocardiography to Pre-participation Screening Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/05/adding-echocardiography-to-pre.html. Accessed July 1, 2012.

 

 

Labrador H, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Fetal Wellbeing May be Compromised During Strenuous Exercise among Pregnant Elite Athletes.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/03/fetal-wellbeing-may-be-compromised.html. Accessed March 20, 2012.

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Can Patients with Low Back Pain Benefit from Pilates? Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/03/can-patients-with-low-back-pain-benefit.html. Accessed March 16, 2012.

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Cardiac Arrest during Long-Distance Running Races.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/01/cardiac-arrest-during-long-distance.html. Accessed March 16, 2012.

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: A Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Corticosteroid and Other Injections.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2012. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/01/review-of-efficacy-and-safety-of.html. Accessed March 16, 2012.

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Resistance Training vs Static Stretching.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2011. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2011/11/resistance-training-vs-static.html. Accessed March 16, 2012.

 

 

Labrador H, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Diagnosis of Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction: Eucapnic Voluntary Hyperpnoea Challenges.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR). 2011. Available at: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnosis-of-exercise-induced.html. Accessed March 16, 2012.

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: A Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Corticosteroid and Other Injections.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/01/review-of-efficacy-and-safety-of.html

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Adding Echocardiography to Pre-participation Screening Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Jul 1]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/05/adding-echocardiography-to-pre.html

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Adolescent Amenorrheic Athletes Have Decreased Bone Health.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2011/09/adolescent-amenorrheic-athletes-have.html

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Can Patients with Low Back Pain Benefit from Pilates? Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/03/can-patients-with-low-back-pain-benefit.html

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Cardiac Arrest during Long-Distance Running Races.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/01/cardiac-arrest-during-long-distance.html

 

 

Fayock K, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Resistance Training vs Static Stretching.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2011/11/resistance-training-vs-static.html

 

 

Glaser C, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Neuromuscular Training to Reduce ACL Injuries may be More Effective in Younger Athletes:  Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Nov 5]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/11/neuromuscular-training-to-reduce-acl.html

 

 

Glaser C, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: New Evidence Supporting ACL Injury Prevention Warm-up ProgramsSports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Sep 8]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/09/evidence-supporting-acl-injury-prevention-soccer.html#more

 

 

Labrador H, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Are Interpretations of Preparticipation Screening Electrocardiograms Accurate? Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2011/08/are-interpretations-of-preparticipation.html

 

 

Labrador H, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Diagnosis of Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction: Eucapnic Voluntary Hyperpnoea Challenges.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnosis-of-exercise-induced.html

 

 

Labrador H, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Efficacy of Treatment of Trochanteric Bursitis: A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2012 Mar 16]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2011/09/efficacy-of-treatment-of-trochanteric.html

 

 

Labrador H, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Fetal Wellbeing May be Compromised During Strenuous Exercise among Pregnant Elite Athletes.  Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Mar 20]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/03/fetal-wellbeing-may-be-compromised.html

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Amantadine Shows Promise as Potential Post-Concussion Management MedicationSports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Sep 28]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/09/Amantadine-Potential-Post-Concussion-Med.html

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Balance and Neurocognitive Deficits in Non-Concussed Athletes Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2012 Sep 2]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/08/balance-neurocognitive-deficits-non-concussed.html#more

 

 

Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Traveling Team Doctor? You could be “Practicing without a License!”Sports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2013 Jan 8]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/11/practicing-without-a-license-while-traveling.html


Stache S, Harwood M. Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Typical vs Prolonged Recovery Time and Predictors Following Concussion in High School and College AthletesSports Medicine Research (SMR) [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2013 Jan 8]. Available from: http://sportsmedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/12/Typical-Prolonged-Recovery-Time-Concussion.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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