Ziva Petrin, MD, is a double board certified fellowship trained physician who specializes in the non-surgical care of musculoskeletal injuries, sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Petrin serves as an attending physician at Princeton Spine and Joint Center and the assistant director of the Dance Medicine Program and the Sports Medicine Program. After receiving her bachelor of science degree at Georgetown University, Dr. Petrin graduated with high honors from the University of Ljubljana Medical School in Slovenia. After practicing and performing research in Slovenia for two years, she returned to the United States and did her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and then completed her fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where she also taught at the medical school. The author of numerous peer reviewed medical papers, Dr. Petrin has lectured and received several awards of distinction both nationally and internationally. She has worked with Olympians, professional, collegiate and amateur athletes as well as weekend warriors and couch potatoes of all ages. Dr. Petrin brings a singular focus to her medical practice of using her wealth of experience and skills to provide optimal non-surgical care to her patients and develop an effective treatment plan to help them stay healthier and stronger for the future.