Paul V. Suhey
Orthopedic Surgeon, Martin & Suhey Orthopedics
Dr. Paul Suhey is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon now practicing in State College after relocating from Jacksonville, FL. While in Jacksonville, he was Chief of Orthopedics and Director of Sports Medicine at Riverside Hospital and Vice Chairman of Orthopedics at St. Vincent's Medical Center. He co-founded the Atlantic Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center and was Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Florida.
Dr. Suhey, a third-generation Penn State graduate, is the grandson of Coach Bob Higgins '19 and son of Steve '48 and Virginia Higgins Suhey '48. He received his bachelor's degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 1979. While a student at Penn State, he was captain of the 1979 football team, recipient of the Ridge Riley Award, and selected for the Lion's Paw, Parmi Nous and Omicron Delta Kappa senior honor societies. A member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, he was chairman of the Interfraternity Council Board of Control. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1984, where he was class president, recipient of the Dean's Award, and Chief Intern in 1985. After his residency in York, PA, which included training at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, he was selected as a sports medicine fellow and served for one year under Frank McCue, M.D. at the University of Virginia, and James Andrews, M.D. at the Alabama Sports Medicine Institute.
He is a life member of the Penn State Alumni Association, the Football Letterman's Club, and a member of the President's Circle. Dr. Suhey is also a member of many medical societies and organizations including Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Duval County Medical Society, American College of Sports Medicine and the American Osteopathic Orthopaedic Academy.
Dr. Suhey was elected to the Board of Trustees by the alumni for a three-year term beginning July 1998 and was reelected for succeeding terms.