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We found 12 sports medicine providers who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO near Hoffman Estates, IL.

Dr. Daniel Thomas Kuesis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Kuesis is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Kuesis performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Partial Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sheryl Lynn Lipnick, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1585 N. Barrington Road, Suite 101; Drives Building 2
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sheryl Lipnick sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. Her medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Her professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Lipnick accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Lipnick attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific for medical school. Dr. Lipnick is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Heel Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Partial Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce J Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Podiatry, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 205, Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Goldberg's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine), orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine; he sees patients in Wheaton, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, knee replacement, and overuse injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Goldberg studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Sean Eric Jereb, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
929 W Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Sean Jereb specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has a special interest in knee problems, shoulder problems, and elbow problems. Dr. Jereb is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems

Dr. Jeffrey Aaron Murray, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Murray is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Dr. Murray is especially interested in sports health and fractures (broken bones). He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). After attending the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Murray's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures

Dr. Ankur M Chhadia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 565, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Ankur Chhadia practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among Dr. Chhadia's clinical interests: hip replacement, knee replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare POS. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Chhadia speaks Gujarati.

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Clinical interests: Dupuytren's Contracture, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Ciro Cirrincione, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
929 W Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Ciro Cirrincione practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Cirrincione include knee problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and sports health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cirrincione is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine and a graduate of Michael Reese Hospital's residency program. He speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 3005, Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Poepping sees patients in Elk Grove Village, IL. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Poepping include knee problems, shoulder problems, and ankle problems. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Viant, and more. Dr. Poepping is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Poepping's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, Shoulder Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
901 West Biesterfield Road; Suite 300
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Eugene Lopez's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Elk Grove Village, IL. Dr. Lopez's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, sports health, and open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. Dr. Lopez obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Partial Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean Daniel Odell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
375 S Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Sean Odell works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Odell include steroid injections, ACL reconstruction, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Odell studied medicine at Rush Medical College. Dr. Odell honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthritis, Trigger Point Injections, Steroid Injections, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard I Freedberg, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 565, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Howard Freedberg specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Freedberg average 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Freedberg's areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, sports health, and ankle problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delphi, Workers' Compensation, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Dr. Freedberg performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christos S Giannoulias, MS, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 3005, Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Christos Giannoulias is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Giannoulias (or staff) speaks Greek and Taiwanese. His areas of clinical interest consist of arthroscopic surgery and sports injuries. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Giannoulias graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for his residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Sports Injuries, Rotator Cuff Surgery

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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.