Sports Medicine

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The Johnson Memorial Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine team provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive care for local athletes. On the frontline of sports medicine injuries are the athletic trainers who are often the ones who treat the athletes on the scene and work closely with our physicians during recovery. Johnson Memorial is proud to provide quality sports medicine care at the following schools:

  • Edinburgh Community School Corporation
  • Franklin Community School Corporation

Our sports medicine team strives to achieve the athlete's early but safe return to sports through:

  • quality orthopaedic care by board certified physicians
  • primary care by family practice physicians with sports medicine experience
  • access to the latest diagnostic testing equipment
  • a safe but aggressive program of physical rehabilitation
  • the most modern surgical techniques

Meet Our Athletic Trainers



Our staff along with other community partners also provide thorough physical evaluation screenings to Clark Pleasant and Franklin Community School Corporation athletes at their annual Sports Physical Nights. Click here to find forms and other resources you will need to participate in your school's screening event.

Learn more about our Outpatient Rehabilitation Care Center.

David Dunkle, M.D.

David Dunkle, M.D., is a board-certified family physician, completed Methodist Sports Medicine’s ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) concussion training. He specializes in concussion care and treatment.

James Friedlander, M.D.

James Friedlander, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and Center Grove resident. Dr. Friedlander is a former athlete himself, and is committed to providing patients with the latest advances in quality orthopedic and sports medicine care.

Martin Turner, D.O.

Martin Turner, D.O., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has special training in advanced arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures. He currently provides sports medicine services to Whiteland, Franklin and Edinburgh high schools. Dr. Turner completed a sports medicine fellowship and provided medical coverage for the Detroit Tigers, Pistons and Red Wings.