Jim Russell, MD, is certified by the American College of Emergency Physicians and holds a certificate in Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine from the same organization.
A long-time Vermonter, Dr. Russell received his B.A. from the University of Vermont and his M.D. from the Medical College of Vermont. He completed his surgical residency at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and also in Emergency Medicine at the Institute of Emergency Medicine and Trauma in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was also an assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Sailboard Team from 1984 through 1988.
Dr. Russell has been associated with Killington Medical Clinic since 1986 and Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic since 1997.
Matthew Gammons, MD, is Medical Director of Killington Medical Clinic, iSPORT Training program of Vermont Orthopedic Clinic, and Performance Improvement, a department of Rutland Regional Medical Center. He also serves as the Medical Director of Castleton University’s Athletic Training Education and Athletic Programs. He is board-certified in family practice and sports medicine. His specialty is in non-operative musculoskeletal care.
He received a BS in Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont and then was awarded his MD at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. He served his residency in family practice at Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals in Michigan. He also completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Dr. Gammons has been on staff at the Killington Medical Clinic and the VOC since 2004. Previously, he served as the Assistant Residency Director and the Director for Sports Medicine at St. Michael Family Practice Residency in Milwaukee.
In addition to having authored numerous sports medicine-related articles, papers and presentations, Dr. Gammons has been the recipient of several professional honors, including the Harry Galanty Young Investigators Award for Outstanding Research from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
He also enjoys several sports team affiliations, including serving as team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams.