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We found 3 sports medicine providers who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Algonquin, IL.

Dr. James Robert Seeds, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2971 Algonquin Road; Suite 101a
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. James Seeds, who practices in Elgin, IL, Algonquin, IL, and Barrington, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Seeds's education and training includes medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and residency at Hamot Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Dr. Michael G Kogan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2971 West Algonquin Road; Suite #101-a
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kogan sees patients in Elgin, IL and Algonquin, IL. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, and knee replacement. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kogan takes. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rolando Izquierdo Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
750 Terra Cotta Avenue, Primary Office; Orthoillinois - Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Rolando Izquierdo's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Izquierdo include elbow reconstruction and shoulder reconstruction. On average, patients gave Dr. Izquierdo a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Izquierdo speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, and Centegra Health System.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Arthroplasty, Elbow Reconstruction, Rotator Cuff Injury

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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.