We found 6 sports medicine providers near Castro Valley, CA.
Dr. Robert Forster sees patients in Castro Valley, CA. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in joint reconstruction and sports health. Dr. Forster is professionally affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Eden Medical Center, and Alameda Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Forster's office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Prosthetics, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Frozen Shoulder, Elbow Pain, ... (Read more)
Dr. Gregg Pottorff's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Castro Valley, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pottorff include musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Pottorff is professionally affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network and Eden Medical Center. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pottorff accepts. He is open to new patients. Dr. Pottorff graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. He trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics for residency.
Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Tendonitis, Hip ... (Read more)
Dr. Joseph Cheng is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Cheng completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has indicated that his clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cheng accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Cheng (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Taiwanese. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder ... (Read more)
Dr. Hany Elrashidy specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, Dr. Elrashidy completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His areas of expertise consist of arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He 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's medical specialty is sports medicine. Dr. Cortese is an in-network provider for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. She attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Lara Salamacha's specialty is sports medicine. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Salamacha accepts the following insurance: Medicare and Kaiser Permanente.
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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