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We found 7 sports medicine providers who accept Humana Gold near Tinley Park, IL.

Dr. Gregory Lamar Primus, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
18660 Graphics Drive
Tinley Park, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Primus is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Primus average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Primus is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Chicago Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Primus is affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Ligament Problems, Joint Reconstruction

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6850 Centennial Drive
Tinley Park, IL
 

Dr. James Krcik is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is especially interested in musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Krcik honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hip Arthroscopy, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Concussion

Dr. Ketan R Mody, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
9721 West 165th Street; Suite 25
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Ketan Mody specializes in family medicine and sports medicine and practices in Hinsdale, IL, Orland Park, IL, and Naperville, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: hip injury, back pain, and knee injury. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare PPO. Dr. Mody studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Neck Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, Joint Pain, Fractures, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Dore Elizabeth Debartolo, DO
Specializes in Sports Medicine
18660 Graphic Drive; Suite 100
Tinley Park, IL
 

Dr. Dore Debartolo's specialty is sports medicine. She is professionally affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center. Dr. Debartolo is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Midwestern University.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
19110 Darvin Drive; Suite C
Mokena, IL
 

Dr. Jose Perez-Sanz's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Perez-Sanz attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes a residency program at New York Orthopaedic Hospital. He has indicated that his clinical interests include shoulder problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez-Sanz accepts. In addition to English, Dr. Perez-Sanz (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. Dr. Perez-Sanz is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital.

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10719 160th Street
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Luis Redondo is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Orland Park, IL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Redondo takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
19552 S Harlem Avenue; Building D
Frankfort, IL
 

Dr. Eric Lee works as a family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Lee is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, 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.