We found 3 sports medicine providers who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Canton, GA.

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Dr. Ryan C. Y. Chen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
15 Reinhardt College Parkway; Suite 102
Canton, GA
 

Dr. Ryan Chen is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Chen has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chen accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: Team Physician, River Ridge High School; Team Physician, Creekview and Sequoyah High Schools; and Top Doc in Sports Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Lee Kuczmanski, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
720 Transit Avenue; Suite 202
Canton, GA
 

Dr. Michael Kuczmanski is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Kuczmanski's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Thomas M McQuail, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
15 Reinhardt College Parkway; Suite 102
Canton, GA
 

Dr. Thomas McQuail is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and hand problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. McQuail attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. McQuail's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee ... (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.
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