David B Gealt, DO


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Director, Concussion Program
  • Assistant Director, Sports Medicine
  • Attending Orthopaedic Physician

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Sports Medicine



Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

David B. Gealt, DO, a South Jersey native, is the Assistant Director of Sports Medicine and Director of the Sports Concussion Program at Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Cooper University Health System. He is an Assistant Professor of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and an Assistant Professor of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his fellowship training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University Hospitals Health System in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Gealt completed his residency in family medicine at UMDNJ-SOM/Lady of Lourdes Medical Center. He received his medical degree from UMDNJ-SOM newly named Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and is board-certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine.


Dr. Gealt specializes in medical orthopaedics, sports medicine and concussion management. He lectures nationally and regionally on various sports medicine topics.  He has both authored publications in peer reviewed journals and has contributed to sports medicine textbooks. He serves as team physician for Rowan University, Haverford College, Rutgers Camden and various high schools throughout southern New Jersey. He has served as the team physician for the Philadelphia Wings Professional Indoor Lacrosse team.  He had the opportunity to be a team physician for USA Olympics at the Olympic training facility in Colorado Springs.


Dr. Gealt is an active member of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and American Osteopathic Association, as well as various state and local medical societies. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees and the Sports Concussion Committee for the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey.  He has been named Top Doc and Top Doc for Kids in Sports Medicine in SJ Magazine on a yearly basis since 2010. He is an avid runner who participates in several road races each year. Dr. Gealt resides in Voorhees, NJ with his wife, son and  daughter.

Office Locations

Cooper Bone and Joint Institute at Cherry Hill

401 Kings Highway South
Suite 3A
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Phone: 856.547.0201
Fax: 856.547.0316

Cooper Specialty Care at Newtown Square

3740 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Phone: 610.356.9410
Fax: 610.356.3656

Cooper Bone and Joint Institute at Voorhees

900 Centennial Boulevard
Building 2
Suite 203
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone: 856.325.6677
Fax: 856.325.6678

Education & Training

Medical SchoolUMDNJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
InternshipUMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
ResidencyFamily Medicine - Kennedy Health System; Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, NJ
FellowshipSports Medicine in Primary Care - UHHS/Horizon Orthopedic, Cleveland, OH

Special Interests

Non-surgical sports and medical orthopaedics; credentialed concussion specialist


  • Board of Trustee Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey
  • Brain Injury Association of New Jersey Sports Concussion Committee
  • Brain Injury Association of New Jersey Children and Adolescent Committee
  • Research Committee member American Osteopathic Association of Sports Medicine
  • Member of American Osteopathic Association National Media Spokesperson Network
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Brain Injury Association of New Jersey
  • Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
  • UMDNJ-SOM Alumni Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the Alan Z. Gartzman D.O. Memorial Award
  • Fellow of the American Osteopathic Association of Sports Medicine
  • SJ Magazine 2010 to 2016 Top Doc for Kids of South Jersey in Sports Medicine
  • Leading Physicians of the World as Top Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician from the International Association of Orthopedic Physicians 2010
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs for Kids" - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs" - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017


Gealt, D. PRP Regenerative Therapy for Sports Injuries South Jersey Medical Report 2011;4 pp8.

Micheli, L ed., Contributing author Gealt, D. Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. Chapter Liver Conditions Effecting Sports Participation." Sage Publications 2010.