We found 13 sports medicine providers who accept Gold Compass 1500 near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4850 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 201
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Babak Sheikh's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes a residency program at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Sheikh's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sheikh accepts. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Sheikh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Persian. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sheikh's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4850 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 201
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Michael Feanny practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patients gave Dr. Feanny an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Victoria Hospital, Ontario. Dr. Feanny is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4850 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 201
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Mario Berkowitz's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Berkowitz is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. After attending Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Hospital for Special Surgery and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. George Leonhard Caldwell Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
789 S Federal Highway; Suite 106
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. George Caldwell is a Fort Lauderdale, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Caldwell is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital for Special Surgery's residency program. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Caldwell has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Dominic Suarez Carreira, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
300 Se 17th Street; Floor 1
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Dominic Carreira's areas of specialization are foot & ankle surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine; he sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Carreira attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Carreira completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. His clinical interests include foot problems, ankle problems, and hip problems. Patient ratings for Dr. Carreira average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Carreira accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Carreira (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hip Problems

Dr. Minn Htut Saing, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2964 North State Road 7; Suite 205
Margate, FL
 

Dr. Minn Saing is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Margate, FL. Dr. Saing attended Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Daniel Ryan Kanell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
789 S Federal Highway; Suite 106
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Kanell practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. Dr. Kanell is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kanell honors. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4850 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 201
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Mohammad Hajianpour is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Lauderdale Lakes, FL. He is a graduate of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The average patient rating for Dr. Hajianpour is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hajianpour honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Francis McCormick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1100 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 3
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Francis McCormick is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. McCormick's medical residency was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3101 N Federal Highway; Suite 201
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. Darin Bush is a family medicine practitioner, orthopedist, and sports medicine specialist in Oakland Park, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. He attended medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bush 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.

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Dr. Adam Jason Lipman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4800 N Federal Highway; Suite #300
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Adam Lipman is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Lipman is affiliated with Broward Health. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes a residency program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Gayan P Poovendran, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
4701 N Federal Highway; A39
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Gayan Poovendran is a family practitioner and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Poovendran is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine
5597 N Dixie Highway; Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute 2nd Floor
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. Fernando Manalac is a sports medicine specialist in Oakland Park, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Manalac accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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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