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

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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. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Primus graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Primus speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. James Krcik is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Krcik is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Krcik accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Luis Redondo's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Redondo honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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

Dr. Ketan Mody is a family practitioner and sports medicine specialist in Hinsdale, IL, Orland Park, IL, and Naperville, IL. He is conversant in Gujarati. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mody include hip injury, back pain, and knee injury. Dr. Mody's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare PPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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

Dr. Jose Perez-Sanz's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Oak Lawn, IL and Mokena, IL. His clinical interests include shoulder problems. Dr. Perez-Sanz takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his residency, Dr. Perez-Sanz trained at New York Orthopaedic Hospital. Dr. Perez-Sanz (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Italian. He 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)

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

Dr. Dore Debartolo's area of specialization is sports medicine. She is affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center. Dr. Debartolo takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Midwestern University.

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

Dr. Eric Lee's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine.

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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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