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We found 28 sports medicine providers near Orinda, CA.

Dr. Christina Ruth Allen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
744 52nd Street
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Christina Allen is a pediatric sports medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Allen include arthroscopic surgery, adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), and PCL injury. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. Dr. Allen is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Allen's office for an appointment. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. She trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for her residency. Dr. Allen has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. She speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Adhesive Capsulitis, PCL Injury, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Chunbong Benjamin Ma, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
744 52nd Street
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Chunbong Ma is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include hip replacement, concussion, and knee replacement. His professional affiliations include Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG) and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. Dr. Ma attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ma accepts. Dr. Ma has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Adhesive Capsulitis, PCL Injury, Shoulder Fracture, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Shoulder Dislocation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Benjamin Thomas Busfield, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
911 Moraga Road; Suite 101
Lafayette, CA
 

Dr. Benjamin Busfield is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Brentwood, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, and Antioch, CA. Dr. Busfield's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Busfield welcomes new patients. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Hand ... (Read more)

Dr. David Sheng-Hwei Chang, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5700 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 100
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. David Chang's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Chang's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He accepts Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He is open to new patients. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Chang trained at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Cindy Jee-Sing Chang, MD
Specializes in Sports Medicine
2222 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Cindy Chang specializes in family medicine and sports medicine and practices in Berkeley, CA, Oakland, CA, and Walnut Creek, CA. She is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Chang's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Chang has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Dr. Barry Barry McKinley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
25 Orinda Way; Suite 100-a
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. O. McKinley's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Orinda, CA and Berkeley, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. McKinley include sports health. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Stanford University Medical Center and Virginia Mason Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Women's Sports Medicine, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Alfred Eppley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
25 Orinda Way; Suite 100
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Robert Eppley's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Eppley is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Eppley's clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. Dr. Eppley is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University and a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Tendon Repair, Ultrasound, Women's Sports ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
25 Orinda Way; Suite 100
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Brad Zwahlen practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include meniscus repair, hip replacement, and knee replacement. Dr. Zwahlen's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Zwahlen speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. Dr. Zwahlen is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Sadao Isono, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1940 Webster Street; Suite 200
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Steven Isono practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He offers interpreting services for Chinese and Spanish-speaking patients. He is affiliated with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. Dr. Isono is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. Patient reviews placed Dr. Isono at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Charles Randall Strotz, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
25 Orinda Way; Suite 100a
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Charles Strotz works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Berkeley, CA and Orinda, CA. Dr. Strotz has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include sports health and partial knee replacement. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. Dr. Strotz takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He is accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Strotz has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Tendon Repair, Women's Sports Medicine, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Morris Taylor, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
400 29th Street; Suite 400
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Scott Taylor sees patients in Oakland, CA. His medical specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. He has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and fractures (broken bones). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Taylor accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He graduated from Meharry Medical College and then he performed his residency at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. In addition to English, Dr. Taylor (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Taylor's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Arthroscopy, Foot Surgery, Wrist ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Sports Medicine
25 Orinda Way; Suite 100
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Chad Roghair works as a sports medicine specialist in Berkeley, CA and Orinda, CA. Dr. Roghair is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Dr. Roghair performed his residency at Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center.

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Dr. Kenneth A Honsik, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
25 Orinda Way; Suite 100-a
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Honsik works as a family medicine practitioner and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Honsik's areas of expertise include sports health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He studied medicine at Rush Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Honsik trained at MacNeal Hospital. Dr. Honsik's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Dislocation, Ultrasound, Women's Sports Medicine, Overuse ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin M Roth, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3010 Colby Avenue; Suite 118
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Roth works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Berkeley, CA, Oakland, CA, and San Ramon, CA. He is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Roth has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Roth completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He is affiliated with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Tendonitis, Hip Problems, Elbow Arthroscopy, Tendon Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Terence Joseph McDonnell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2999 Regent Street; Suite 710
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Terence McDonnell is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In his practice, Dr. McDonnell focuses on sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. Dr. McDonnell welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Surgery

Dr. Rebecca Anne Demorest, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine
747 52nd Street
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Rebecca Demorest practices pediatric sports medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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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.