- 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 4 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare near Gastonia, NC.
Dr. Ranjan Maitra is a Gastonia, NC physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maitra include knee problems and hip problems. His professional 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. Dr. Maitra completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Maitra accepts the following insurance: Most Insurance Plans and Medicare. 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. He is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Theodore Belanger's specialties are spine surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Belanger has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include spine surgery procedures and musculoskeletal problems. He is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System, Texas Health Dallas, and Medical City Frisco. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belanger accepts. Dr. Belanger welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his residency training at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies.
Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Surgery Procedures
Dr. Patricia McHale's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Gaston Memorial Hospital, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. She honors Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. McHale attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. McHale speaks Spanish.
Dr. Erik Johnson's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Gastonia, NC. Dr. Johnson is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)