Eric C. Zabat, MD is a fellowship trained primary care physician specializing in sports medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in general arts and sciences from Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Learning about his heritage, he earned his medical degree from Our Lady of Fatima University College of Medicine in the Philippines. He then completed a Family Medicine Residency at Trihealth Bethesda Hospital in Cincinnati where he served as chief resident. He recently completed a sports medicine fellowship with the TriHealth Bethesda Primary Care Sports Medicine program in association with Beacon Orthopaedics in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Zabat has acted as the assistant team physician for the Xavier University Division I athletic teams in Cincinnati, Ohio and the Wittenberg University Division III athletic teams in Springfield, Ohio. At the professional level, he has acted as the assistant team physician for the Cincinnati Reds Professional baseball team and the Cincinnati Kings Professional soccer team. Dr. Zabat has also taken an active role in teaching primary care and sports medicine. He was awarded Resident Teacher of the Year, has presented at national conferences and is published in numerous professional journals.
Dr. Zabat’s professional interests include providing non-surgical orthopaedic care to athletes and patients of all ages and backgrounds. Dr. Zabat specializes in injury prevention, pre-participation sports evaluation, joint and musculoskeletal injuries, fracture care, joint and soft tissue injections, chronic medical conditions/diseases in sports, concussion, orthotics, rehabilitation, exercise, lifestyle, and weight-loss and counseling.
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