We found 3 sports medicine providers who accept Health Net HMO near La Jolla, CA.
Dr. Robert Scott is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. His areas of expertise consist of pain management and sports health. Dr. Scott is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, VA Wadsworth Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Scott is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Pain Management
Dr. Christian Bentley's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bentley include sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bentley is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Dr. Bentley has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Surgery
Dr. Alan Shahtaji's medical specialty is family medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Shahtaji is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He obtained his medical school training at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
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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