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

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

Dr. David Cohen specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Baltimore, MD and Bel Air, MD. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and a graduate of Union Memorial Hospital's residency program. His areas of expertise include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. Dr. Cohen's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Baltimore Magazine Top Doc. Dr. Cohen is affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cohen's office for an appointment.

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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 works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Pikesville, MD, Westminster, MD, and Owings Mills, MD. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Tepper is especially interested in shoulder dislocation, hip arthroscopy, and knee arthroscopy. His professional affiliations include Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tepper is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Tepper completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati.

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Matthew Sedgley's specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sedgley's clinical interests include concussion, back pain, and knee injury. He is affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He honors several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Sedgley is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then he performed his residency 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 sees patients in Baltimore, MD and Westminster, MD. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hammond is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Hammond include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. He is in-network for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is professionally affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. Dr. Hammond is open to new patients.

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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.