We found 6 sports medicine providers near Castro Valley, CA.
Dr. Robert Forster is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Castro Valley, CA. In his practice, Dr. Forster focuses on joint reconstruction and sports health. His professional affiliations include SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Eden Medical Center, and Alameda Hospital. He accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Forster welcomes new patients. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Forster attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Prosthetics, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Adhesive Capsulitis, Elbow ... (Read more)
Dr. Gregg Pottorff is a Castro Valley, CA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Pottorff accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Pottorff completed a residency program at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Dr. Pottorff is affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network and Eden Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Tendonitis, Hip ... (Read more)
Dr. Joseph Cheng's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in San Leandro, CA. Dr. Cheng (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Taiwanese. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cheng is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.
Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder ... (Read more)
Dr. Hany Elrashidy is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise consist of arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. Dr. Elrashidy honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Replacement ... (Read more)
Dr. Kasey Cortese practices sports medicine in San Leandro, CA. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Cortese honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.
Dr. Lara Salamacha is a sports medicine specialist in Hayward, CA. She attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Salamacha is an in-network provider for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.
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- Acute sports injuries (sprains, fractures)
- Overuse injuries (tendonitis, bursitis)
- Head injuries (concussion)
- Heat injuries (heat stroke)
- Athletes with chronic illness (asthma, diabetes, heart disease) and how their illness is affected by exercise
- Nutrition and the use of supplements
- Developing a safe exercise plan for obese or sedentary patients
- Substance abuse of performance-enhancing drugs
- Teaching proper form and technique to reduce the chance of injury