- 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
We found 3 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare near Gastonia, NC.
Dr. Ranjan Maitra, who practices in Gastonia, NC, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among Dr. Maitra's clinical interests: knee problems and hip problems. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Most Insurance Plans and Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky, Dr. Maitra attended the University of Michigan Medical School. He 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. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Maitra is affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Patricia McHale's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She speaks Spanish. Dr. McHale is professionally affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. McHale trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for her residency. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.
Dr. Erik Johnson is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Gastonia, NC. He honors Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Johnson attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)