We found 5 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare near Gastonia, NC.
Dr. Theodore Belanger practices spine surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Belanger focuses on spine surgery procedures. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, he performed his residency at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. He is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Belanger is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Spine Surgery
Dr. Patricia McHale's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. Dr. McHale studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. McHale trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. She honors Medicare insurance.
Dr. Ranjan Maitra is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Maitra has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Maitra honors Medicare insurance. 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. Erik Johnson's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Gastonia, NC. He is affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Johnson trained at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance.
Dr. John Carson, who practices in Gastonia, NC and Winston-Salem, NC, is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine, adult critical care, and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center and Gaston Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Carson performed his residency at Greenville Health System.
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Years Since Graduation
- 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