We found 4 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare near Gastonia, NC.
Dr. Patricia McHale is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She works in Gastonia, NC. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. Dr. McHale is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for residency. Dr. McHale speaks Spanish.
Dr. Ranjan Maitra is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Maitra include knee problems and hip problems. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Maitra trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky for residency. His distinctions 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. Maitra's hospital/clinic affiliations include Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems
Dr. John Carson's specialties are adult hospital medicine, adult critical care, and sports medicine. He is affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center and Gaston Memorial Hospital. Dr. Carson accepts Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Greenville Health System, Dr. Carson attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Erik Johnson sees patients in Gastonia, NC. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine for residency. Dr. Johnson is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital.
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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