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 works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Boca Raton, FL. He obtained his medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Levin is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Levin include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. In addition to English, Dr. Levin 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 an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Deerfield Beach, FL. Dr. Ross is affiliated with Broward Health. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Alan Saperstein is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Dr. Saperstein is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Stucken is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Stucken 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 affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

Dr. Jason Perry is a physician who specializes in sports medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perry honors. Dr. Perry is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of 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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