About Our Practice

We offer nonsurgical and surgical management for:

   At Performance Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, we are committed to providing comprehensive orthopedic care to achieve the best possible outcome for each patient. We focus on the patient’s understanding of their condition which fosters active participation in the treatment decision-making. We also offer a full spectrum of Orthopedic services such as pediatrics sports joint fractures. 

     Dr. David Dickerson utilizes the latest technology and research in sports medicine, joint replacements and fracture care.  These include arthroscopic surgical techniques and minimially invasive surgery.  

    We look forward to the opportunity to help you return to you active lifestyle

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. David Dickerson

Dr. Dickerson is a native of Louisiana and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He went on to earn an M.D. from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. After completing his internship in Greenville, South Carolina, Dr. Dickerson completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey. He furthered his training in Sports Medicine at the Orthopaedic Foundation for Active Lifestyles in Connecticut and New York.  Although he specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures of the shoulder, knee, ankle, elbow, and hip, Dr. Dickerson also performs total joint replacement and manages traumatic bone and joint injuries in both adults and children.

He leads an active lifestyle participating in car racing, running, and golf.

Shaun Denning

Shawn is a Jersey Shore native who graduated summa cum laude from Richard Stockton College with his Bachelor’s in Nursing, and with program distinction with his Master’s in Nursing.  After becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Shawn worked initially in a busy primary care practice at Complete Care Health Network, and the Emergency Department at Shore Medical Center.   He went on to join Dr. Dickerson at Performance Orthopedics in July 2014.  Shawn cares for and manages a variety of orthopedic problems in both adults and children.  He also assists Dr. Dickerson in the operating room as a Registered Nurse First Assistant. 

Better Health Care is Our Mission

Phone: 732-691-4898


Fax: 732-608-8950




780 Route 37 W, Suite 330 Toms River, NJ 08755 (Ocean County)

1131 Broad St. Suite 104 Building A, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 (Monmouth County)