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We found 5 sports medicine providers who accept PacifiCare POS near Modesto, CA.

Dr. Ian L Solari, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Ian Solari's areas of specialization are family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Solari is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia.

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Dr. Tushar Rajnikant Modi, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine
413 East Orangeburg Avenue; Suite A
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Tushar Modi specializes in geriatrics (elderly care) and sports medicine and practices in Modesto, CA. In his practice, Dr. Modi focuses on general care. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Modi's education and training includes medical school at Medical College Baroda and residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Modi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Modi is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1335 Coffee Road; Suite 100
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Michael Purnell specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Modesto, CA. Dr. Purnell's clinical interests encompass sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. After attending the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Purnell is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Foot Surgery, Women's Sports Medicine, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Jinwhan Han, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Richard Han is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. After completing medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Han is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Han is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Shoulder Pain, Rotator Cuff Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
609 E Orangeburg Avenue; Suite 201
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Jonathan Pettegrew is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Modesto, CA. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Central Valley Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Pettegrew has an open panel. Dr. Pettegrew studied medicine at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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What is Sports Medicine?

Sports medicine is the specialty that promotes physical fitness and activity while managing, treating, and preventing injuries that happen during exercise or participation in sports. Sports medicine fosters wellness and fitness and works to inhibit injury. A sports medicine specialist may work with professional athletes, school sports teams, individuals who participate in sports on the weekend for fun, or someone who is just beginning to exercise for the first time. Although their main focus is on musculoskeletal function, sports medicine specialists also care for patients’ full medical and nutritional needs as they relate to their active lifestyle.

Some examples of the kinds of injuries and issues that a sports medicine specialist might see in their work include:
  • 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

Sports medicine specialists often work closely with orthopedic specialists, and the scope of their work can have some overlap. The main distinction is that orthopedic specialists can perform surgery when it is needed, while sports medicine specialists focus on non-surgical solutions for injuries.

Whether they are the team physicians making sure every professional player is performing safely and at their best, or community specialists getting you back in the game after a sprained ankle, sports medicine doctors are there to make sure you’re in good condition to lead an active life.