We found 7 sports medicine providers who accept Humana Silver HMO 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 works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Tinley Park, IL. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Primus 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's specialties are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Tinley Park, IL. He has indicated that his clinical interests include musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Krcik honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Krcik trained at Rush University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Krcik's office for an appointment.

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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's specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Mody speaks Gujarati. His clinical interests include hip injury, back pain, and knee injury. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He is an in-network provider for 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)

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

Dr. Dore Debartolo is a sports medicine specialist in Tinley Park, IL. Dr. Debartolo is affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended medical school at Midwestern University.

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

Dr. Jose Perez-Sanz is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Perez-Sanz (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Perez-Sanz include shoulder problems. Dr. Perez-Sanz is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital. Dr. Perez-Sanz graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at New York Orthopaedic Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez-Sanz accepts.

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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 practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Redondo takes.

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

Dr. Eric Lee practices family medicine and sports medicine. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.