Thomas Jefferson High School
University of Dayton/Univ. of Bologna, Italy

  • For 47 years served student-athletes in Washington County and throughout numerous communities as an altruistic Orthopedic Physician
  • In 1972, began as a physician in sports medicine with Washington and Jefferson College, a position he holds today
  • Dr. Canterna was hired by the Washington School District in 1974 as the Little Prexies’ sports team’s doctor. He held that position until 2001
  • He served as Canon-McMillan sports team physician from 2002 until 2009
  • He has treated and continues to treat all types of sports injuries both surgically and non-surgically and has overseen the rehabilitation of countless athletes at all age levels
  • Dr. Canterna played football and track and field at Clairton High School in 1957 and then played football, basketball and track and field at Thomas Jefferson in 1958-59. He played football at Dayton for three years
  • Many of the patients and athletes he has worked with for nearly 50 years will confirm, he is one of the most humanistic and philanthropic individuals to serve the young people of our area

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