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

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

Dr. Richard Han sees patients in Modesto, CA. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Han include orthopedic surgery. Dr. Han honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Han attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Ian Solari is a Modesto, CA physician who specializes in family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. Dr. Solari is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF).

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

Dr. Michael Purnell is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Purnell's areas of expertise consist of sports health and orthopedic surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Boston Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. Dr. Purnell's practice is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Tushar Modi, who practices in Modesto, CA, is a medical specialist in geriatrics (elderly care) and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include general care. Dr. Modi accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. His residency was performed at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Modi (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Marathi, Gujarati, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Low Testosterone, Men's Health Issues, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Lung Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jonathan Pettegrew's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Central Valley Medical Group. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Pettegrew is open to new patients. He graduated from 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.
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