We found 3 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. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. McHale attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for residency. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. McHale is professionally affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center.
Dr. Ranjan Maitra specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems and hip problems. Dr. Maitra accepts Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Maitra has received the following distinctions: Named by US News & World Report as a Top Doctor (story); OrthoCarolina Catalyst Award Winner; and OrthoCarolina Physician of the Year Runner-Up. His 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. Erik Johnson is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Johnson is 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 honors Medicare insurance.
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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