David B. Gealt, DO, FAOASM

4.71 out of 5 (195 ratings, 49 reviews)
Ratings and Reviews


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Director, Concussion Program
  • Assistant Director, Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine/OMT
  • American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (Sports Medicine)

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

David B. Gealt, DO, FAOASM, a South Jersey native, is the Assistant Director of Sports Medicine and Director of the Sports Concussion Program at Cooper Bone and Joint Institute. He educates and mentors medical students as an Associate Professor of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and an Associate 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-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine and is board-certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Gealt specializes in medical orthopaedics, sports medicine, regenerative medicine using ultrasound guided procedures, and concussion management. He strives to provide accurate diagnoses and takes pride in suggesting preventative strategies to ensure injuries do not re-occur.

Dr. Gealt 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, Rutgers University 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, CO.

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 numerous publications including Philadelphia Magazine, South Jersey Magazine, and SJ Magazine on a yearly basis since 2010. He is an avid runner who participates in multiple road races each year. Dr. Gealt resides in Voorhees, NJ with his wife, son, and daughter.

Office Locations

Cherry Hill, Voorhees, Willingboro
Cooper Specialty Care at Cherry Hill

2339 Route 70 West
2nd Floor
Cherry Hill , NJ 08002
Phone: 856.751.6464
Fax: 856.536.1471
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Cooper Primary and Specialty Care at Voorhees

900 Centennial Boulevard
Building 2
Suite 203
Voorhees , NJ 08043
Phone: 856.325.6677
Fax: 856.325.6678
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Cooper Internal Medicine and Specialty Care at JFK

651 John F. Kennedy Way
Willingboro , NJ 08046
Phone: 609.835.2838
Fax: 609.589.3841
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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

  • "Alan Z. Gartzman, DO, Memorial Award" recipient
  • Fellow of the American Osteopathic Association of Sports Medicine
  • Leading Physicians of the World as "Top Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician" from the International Association of Orthopedic Physicians - 2010
  • Philadelphia Magazine "Top Doctors" - 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs" - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021,
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs for Kids" - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021, 2023, 2024
  • SJ Magazine "Top Doc for Kids of South Jersey in Sports Medicine" - 2010-2016
  • Suburban Family Magazine "Five-Star Physicians and Dentists" - 2024


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.

Ratings and Reviews

Ratings and reviews come from patient responses to health care provider-related questions on the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG-CAHPS) Patient Experience Survey that Cooper sends to patients after outpatient office visits.  Learn more about our survey and how ratings are calculated >>

Overall Rating

4.71 out of 5 (195 ratings, 49 reviews)
Dec 12, 2023
The entire team delivered superb care.
Dec 12, 2023
Very good all the time.
Dec 12, 2023
Very good
Dec 12, 2023
Dr Gealt is the BEST!! !
Dec 12, 2023
Dr Gealt and his Medical Assistant were both very professional, caring and compassionate. Dr Gealt explained everything about the shots he gave me and what to expect afterwards. He listened to my concerns and answered any questions I had.
Dec 12, 2023
I see Dr Gealt for orthopedic issues. I have been diagnosed with arthritis in my right knee and both shoulders. This visit was in follow up to an injury which caused my knee to swell and developed inflammation of the left rotator cuff. Dr Gealt has seen me in the past and has been very helpful.
Dec 12, 2023
The doctor listened to me and suggested I get PT for my knee. He gave me information on who to contact.
Dec 12, 2023
Good experience
Nov 12, 2023
From the checking in process to radiology and questions from assistant to doctors visit everyone was fantastic!
Nov 12, 2023
Dr. Gealt is very knowledgeable and kind.