What Our Patients Are Saying About Us
I am so glad that I completed my shadowing experience at Victory with Dr. P. He is the best doctor around and he is a great guy too. He went above and beyond to make sure that I was enjoying my time there as well as learning as much as I could. Even in the O.R he would point out to me what he was doing and why he was doing it. I learned a lot from my short shadowing experience from Dr. P and the rest of the staff at Victory.
Shadowing
Jesse C.
I had a phenomenal time at Victory! I was able to workout and learn some many things about the field of health and exercise science. The staff was very friendly and they made me feel at home. I was able to work out with patients while helping them enjoy therapy as well. I definitely will go back and I will recommend Victory Sports Medicine to everyone!
Internship
Monique Witter
Dr. P took great care of our daughter's ACL repair. We truly felt as though we were getting special treatment; though I have heard from other patients that they felt the exact same way. The entire team from the front desk to the examination room was very caring and compassionate throughout the whole process. Dave Schultz was in charge of our daughter's PT program. He was extremely encouraging, yet firm and honest with her about her part of the healing process and what she would have to do to have a chance to be released in time to play soccer her senior year. He was tough on her and didn't mamby pamby her, but knew when she was having an off day. He not only took care of the physical part of her therapy, he helped her get ready mentally. It was a true pleasure working with the team at Victory Sports Medicine.
ACL Repair
Barbara N
Phenomenal group of people to work with! Top of the line staff. Wouldn't have wanted to complete my internship anywhere else! One can only go through so much studying and sleep deprivation before questioning their career choice. But, this internship renewed my desire to become a physical therapist. Miss the Victory sports crew already!
Internship
Mitchell Janes
Prior to coming Victory Sports Medicine I thought I wanted to be a Physical Therapist. Coming here once a week during the summer was an eye opening and life changing experience. I was quickly introduced to the profession of Physician Assistant and decided that's what I wanted to do. In spending time in the office as a student I learned so much and feel that I have an upper edge entering PA school. Thank You so much to the great crew at Victory Sports Medicine!!!
Fantastic Shadowing Experience
Jordan Reynolds
Victory Sports Medicine Orthopedics is the place to go for your Orthopedics.needs Doctor Pietropaoli is the best he has done my knees my hand. The doctors are all friendly and listen to your concerns and explain what needs to be done to get on the road to recovery. This is the place to go you will not regret it .
Victory Sports Medicine & Orthopedics is the place to go
Ginger Brooks
Dr. P. is THE best Sports Medicine Doctor around. He was trained by Dr. Andrews, who is THE BEST in the world. Dr. P. is not far behind! We love him and his whole staff. They are all very nice, caring and compassionate. The P.T. staff is the best we have ever been to in the area and we have been to a lot of physical therapists. VSM has the best physical therapists we have ever met!
Dr. P is The Best Sports Medicine Doctor
Awesome staff! Everyone is so caring and compassionate.
Awesome Staff
Jessica Armstrong
On Jan. 6, 2015, I received a total knee replacement performed at Auburn Community Hospital by Dr. Marc Pietropaoli, M.D. The procedure was successful and I am on my way to recovery, ahead of schedule. The staff at Victory Sports Medicine is proffesional, and makes you feel comfortable during your appointments, and surgery in my case. The best in the area. Everyone makes you feel like family.
Total Knee Replacement
Dana Bergerstock
U.S. Luge Junior National TeamTo Dr P and staff, we want to thank you for all of your help over the years with our family's various injuries, but most especially with Sydney's recent ACL tear. We were afraid this would be career ending, but with your advice and treatment, she was able to train with the USA Luge Junior National Team as well as with her Candidate Team. She competed in this month's race off and finished 5th and 2nd in her two runs. Considering a month ago she couldn't walk, we couldn't be more happy! Thank you for everything you do!
USA Luge Junior National Team
Robin Axton
Friendly and knowledgeable and compassionate staff. Left my appointment fully understanding my injury and the options I had to get better.
Friendly & Compassionate Staff
Melissa Zappala Gardner
Thanks Jason Cherry, Dave Shultz, my beautiful fiancé Jody Miller and Steve in the Dr's office for doing a great Job with my son Casey. He will be starting for Utica College at strong safety this Sunday in there J.V. Game against Hartwick College.
Thanks Jason, Dave & Steve
Greg Jones
Dear Dr. Marc, Steve, Jason & the entire staff at VSM, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the wonderful care you have provided to both myself and Sophia this year. Your kindness, professionalism and superior care made both of our injuries so much easier to manage. We can't thank you enough!  You do amazing work!  
Wonderful Care
Amy W.
Great staff & doctors.  Dr. P. is a legend.
Great Staff & Doctors
Darren Wynne
A much needed program for seniors!  It really helped me to achieve a better balance.  Thank you, Jessica!
Balance Program
Mary Brennan
The diagnosis and therapy were done very professionally.  The prescribed exercises helped my balance.  The therapist was a pleasure to work with.
Fall Prevention Program
Herb Marshall
The fall prevention program was a great benefit in strengthening my muscles for better balancing & body position to help prevent me from falling.  I highly recommend the program from a person who really benefited from it.
Fall Prevention Program
Dorothy Rigby
In mid-May I was referred to your office by Dr. Sean Boyle.  I had been experiencing pain in my left hip joint and he felt it necessary to see an orthopedic practice.  At my first visit two of your nurses, Ashley ( and I forget the other woman's name) spent time going over my medical history.  Both of them were very pleasant and professional.  I was then seen and examined by Steve Berwind, who explained the results of my x-rays and suggested that physical therapy might be helpful.

The following week I began physical therapy with Dave Schultz.  My goal was just to walk "normal" again.  He had me go through a variety of exercises and used various pieces of equipment over the weeks that I saw him.  He began each visit by asking me how I was feeling, what was working for me, and offered many helpful suggestions.  What he really gave me were the tools I need to keep myself feeling good.  And yes, I am walking normal now!

My overall experience with our office and with physical therapy was far better than I anticipated.  I appreciate and am grateful for the time your staff members took to listen to me and the very helpful and understandable advice they gave me.  I am very pleased that I can now go forward on my own and that I have learned what I need to do to keep myself moving and my hip from hurting.

I am very thankful Dr. Boyle sent me to your practice.  I know where to go if I have further orthopedic needs and will be sure to recommend your practice to my friends.
Pleasantly Surprised
Vicki T. Cammer

Dear Steve & Staff,

we wanted to say thank you to all of you for the care Mike received during his appointment this past week.

With Mike being away at school we greatly appreciated you making the time to get everything done that need to in one appointment. Thank you also for making arrangements at the end of your busy day to have a prescription called in to a local pharmacy for Mike.

Each and every staff member was a true professional, very friendly and helpful from start to finish. Thank you again for everything.

Thank You Steve & Staff
Marybeth G.
My son did strength & conditioning training with Dave while at J.D.  Dave doesn't "talk the talk", he walks the the walk and is highly motivational.  He is a great person and is very committed to kids.  He motivates them and the kids respect him very much.  He is honorable and kids feed off his drive for excellence.  His dedication is sorely missed at J.D.  It was a huge loss for the JD kids & parents.  My son Bradley has a very healthy lifestyle and work ethic as a result of Schultz and for that I feel he has made a life long impact on my son.  Top Notch Guy!!
David Schultz
Alan Diamond