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We found 5 sports medicine providers who accept BlueCare All Copay 1565 near Boca Raton, FL.

Dr. Larry Paul Levin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1601 Clint Moore Road; Suite 125
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Larry Levin's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Levin takes. Dr. Levin has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3313 W Hillsboro Boulevard
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. James Ross is a Deerfield Beach, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Ross graduated from Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Ross completed a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ross honors. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1905 Clint Moore Road; Suite 214
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Alan Saperstein's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Saperstein's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Saperstein honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Charlton E Stucken, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1401 Nw 9th Avenue
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Charlton Stucken is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Stucken's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine
3313 W Hillsboro Boulevard
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jason Perry sees patients in Deerfield Beach, FL. His medical specialty is sports medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.