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We found 6 sports medicine providers who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Pensacola, FL.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 200
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. James Andrews' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Andrews attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Birmingham Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
41 Fairpoint Drive; Suite B
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Richard Sellers is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Sellers average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sellers's education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC).

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Eric Kujawski is a family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist in Pensacola, FL. Dr. Kujawski takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 200
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Michael Milligan specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Milligan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Milligan completed a residency program at the University Health Systems, Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1020 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Jarrod Smith's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith studied medicine at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
151 W Main Street
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Jeremiah Dreisbach practices family medicine, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine in Pensacola, FL. He is in-network for 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.