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Jessica Favero Butts, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Nyes Road, Building II
121 Nyes Road, Suite F
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-214-6545 Fax: 717-531-0639


Family Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine

Patient Services Provided

Concussions Exercise Wellness Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Soft Tissue Injections

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Jessica Butts, M.D., is an east coast native, having grown up in Connecticut.  Dr. Butts attended medical school at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Tufts University in Boston, MA, where she served as Chief Resident in her third year.  She went on to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Indiana University in Indianapolis and has worked with athletes and sports teams ranging from youth leagues to professional teams, including the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans. Dr. Butts has a special interest in exercise and wellness, concussions, and sports injuries. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and American College of Sports Medicine.

Professional Education

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Indiana University Hospital (2011) Residency, Family Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance/Cambridge Hospital (2010) M.D., George Washington University, School of Medicine & Health Sciences (2007)

Academic Interests

  • Undergraduate Medical Education
  • Graduate and Resident Medical Education


Butts, JF, Gebke, KB
Getting Injured Runners Back on Track Nov 2011
Butts, JF, Belfer, MH, Gebke, KB
Exercise for Patients with COPD: An Integral Yet Underutilized Intervention Feb 2013