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We found 4 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare Advantage near Ellicott City, MD.

Dr. James Christiaan Dreese, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
9501 Old Annapolis Road; Suite 220
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. James Dreese is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Baltimore, MD, Lutherville Timonium, MD, and Ellicott City, MD. Dr. Dreese attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and knee injury. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dreese honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
9501 Old Annapolis Road; Suite 220
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. Matthew Sedgley specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Sedgley is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: concussion, back pain, and knee injury. He is affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. Dr. Sedgley is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Neck Pain, Ultrasound, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2200 Kernan Drive; Suite 1154
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Anand Murthi's areas of specialization are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Baltimore, MD and Lutherville Timonium, MD. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Murthi include adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), rotator cuff surgery, and proximal humerus (top of upper arm bone) fracture. MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Murthi honors. Dr. Murthi studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He trained at George Washington University Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with MedStar Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Adhesive Capsulitis, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Dislocation, Tendon Repair, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine
9501 Old Annapolis Road; Suite 220
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. Lindsay Jones practices pediatric sports medicine. Her clinical interests include sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Jones is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, she completed her residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Jones's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries

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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.