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We found 7 sports medicine providers who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Hollywood, FL.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4701 Meridian Avenue; Adams Building #601, Miami Beach, Floor 33140 20601 E. Dixie Highwa.
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Jerry Sher is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. 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. Sher obtained his medical school training at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Ivor Averell Nugent, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 390
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Ivor Nugent is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Dr. Nugent is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.

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Dr. Jeremy Stephen Frank, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy Frank's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, pain, and sports health. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Frank attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His distinctions include: Clinical Honors in Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery; Phi Beta Kappa; and Summa Cum Laude equivalent (GPA 4.0/4.0), University of Texas at Austin. In addition to English, Dr. Frank speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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

Dr. Stephen Karl Storer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Storer is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Storer accepts. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Storer has received distinctions including Charles H. Herndon Residency Research Award; The Rosemond Kane, MD Pediatric Resident for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery; and Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Michael Howard Jofe, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Michael Jofe is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine specialist. Before completing his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Jofe attended medical school at Albany Medical College. Patient ratings for Dr. Jofe average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jofe takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Spirit of Healing Award, Memorial Healthcare System; National Research Service Award; and Harris S. Yett Prize for Orthopaedic Surgery. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Neal McNerney's medical specialty is pediatric sports medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. McNerney is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received the following distinction: Boca Raton Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Randolph B Cohen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Randolph Cohen is a Hollywood, FL physician who specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Cohen has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read 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.