We found 5 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare near Gastonia, NC.
Dr. Patricia McHale is a Gastonia, NC physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. McHale's professional affiliations include Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. She takes Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. McHale attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. She speaks Spanish.
Dr. Ranjan Maitra is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Maitra is affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Patient ratings for Dr. Maitra average 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Named by US News & World Report as a Top Doctor (story); OrthoCarolina Catalyst Award Winner; and OrthoCarolina Physician of the Year Runner-Up.
Dr. Erik Johnson practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Gastonia, NC. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.
Dr. John Carson's medical specialty is adult hospital medicine, adult critical care, and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center and Gaston Memorial Hospital. Dr. Carson graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Carson trained at Greenville Health System. Dr. Carson accepts Medicare insurance.
Dr. Lawrence Linett, who practices in Wilmington, NC and Gastonia, NC, is a medical specialist in emergency medicine. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Linett's education and training includes medical school at Albany Medical College and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital and CaroMont Health.
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- 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