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We found 4 sports medicine providers who accept Aetna near Westminster, MD.

Dr. David Ahron Cohen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Seven Square Corporate Center; 9110 Philadelphia Road, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. David Cohen works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Baltimore, MD and Bel Air, MD. Clinical interests for Dr. Cohen include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cohen is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and a graduate of Union Memorial Hospital's residency program. He has received the distinction of Baltimore Magazine Top Doc. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. Dr. Cohen is accepting new patients.

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
532 Baltimore Boulevard; Suite 201
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Kenneth Tepper practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Pikesville, MD, Westminster, MD, and Owings Mills, MD. Dr. Tepper's areas of expertise include shoulder dislocation, knee arthroscopy, and shoulder arthroscopy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. After attending the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tepper is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, 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 Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
532 Baltimore Boulevard; Suite 201
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Jason Hammond specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hammond include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. Dr. Hammond's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Hammond is affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read 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.