We found 6 sports medicine providers near Castro Valley, CA.
Dr. Robert Forster practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Forster's areas of expertise consist of joint reconstruction and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with 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. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Forster obtained his medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
Clinical interests: Sports Medicine, Joint Reconstruction, ACL joint pathology, ACL reconstruction, Cartilage ... (Read more)
Dr. Gregg Pottorff is a Castro Valley, CA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Pottorff's clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pottorff honors. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. He is affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network and Eden Medical Center. Dr. Pottorff welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: ACL joint pathology, ACL reconstruction, Achilles tendon repair, Anterior hip replacement, ... (Read more)
Dr. Joseph Cheng's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In his practice, Dr. Cheng focuses on musculoskeletal surgery. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cheng has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Cheng (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Taiwanese. Dr. Cheng is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. His practice is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: ACL joint pathology, ACL reconstruction, Achilles tendon repair, Acute fracture management, Ankle ... (Read more)
Dr. Hany Elrashidy specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Pleasanton, CA and San Ramon, CA. Dr. Elrashidy is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He studied medicine at Rush Medical College. He trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Elrashidy takes.
Clinical interests: Arm, Elbow, Knee, Shoulder, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Sports ... (Read more)
Dr. Kasey Cortese is a medical specialist in sports medicine. Dr. Cortese accepts the following insurance: Medicare and Kaiser Permanente. She attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Lara Salamacha is a specialist in sports medicine. She attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. She takes 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