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We found 7 sports medicine providers who accept MyBlue Silver 1603 near Delray Beach, FL.

Dr. Marc Francis Matarazzo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6056 Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 245
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marc Matarazzo is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Matarazzo's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Larry Levin practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Levin honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. 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). Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Levin is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Curtis Jeffrey Kephart, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13590 Jog Road; Suite 7
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Curtis Kephart practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Kephart a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. David Robert Simpson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
118 Little Wood Lane
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Simpson is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Delray Beach, FL, Boynton Beach, FL, and Royal Palm Beach, FL. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Simpson takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13590 Jog Road; Suite 7
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marc Golden is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Golden's average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

Dr. Alan Saperstein specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saperstein include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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
2828 South Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 204
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Charlton Stucken's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Stucken accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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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.