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We found 8 sports medicine providers who accept Aetna near Sewell, NJ.

Dr. John Paul Salvo Jr., MS, BS, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
327 Greentree Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. John Salvo's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Salvo has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He has an open panel. Dr. Salvo attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2013,2012,2011.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Merrick J Wetzler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Advocare South Jersey Orthopedics; Washington Professional Campus Ii
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Merrick Wetzler's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. Dr. Wetzler is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Boston Medical Center. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Wetzler is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Francis Deluca, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
327 Greentree Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Deluca's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. Clinical interests for Dr. Deluca include lower back strain, elbow pain, and shoulder tendonitis. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. Dr. Deluca's professional affiliations include Jefferson Health and Methodist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Knee Fracture, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Ankle Fracture, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Ralph Robert Franks Jr., DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
327 Greentree Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. R. Franks specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Franks include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Patient reviews placed Dr. Franks at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brad Joseph Bernardini, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Brad Bernardini practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Marlton, NJ, Vineland, NJ, and Sewell, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: forearm fracture, carpal tunnel surgery, and humerus (upper arm) fracture. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bernardini honors. Dr. Bernardini graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Vineland. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Forearm Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
151 Fries Mill Road; Suite 405
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Lawrence Barr specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Barr include arthroscopic surgery and spine surgery procedures. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Barr is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Spine Surgery Procedures

Dr. Kiersten Westrol Arthur, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
100 Kings Way; Building C
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Kiersten Arthur's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Crozer-Keystone Health System. Her clinical interests encompass sports health. Patient ratings for Dr. Arthur average 5.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Arthur honors. Dr. Arthur has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
570 Egg Harbor Road; Suite B-22
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Malini Khanna's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), interventional pain medicine, and sports medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Khanna is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Khanna completed her residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Clinical interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, ... (Read more)

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What is Sports Medicine?

Sports medicine is the specialty that promotes physical fitness and activity while managing, treating, and preventing injuries that happen during exercise or participation in sports. Sports medicine fosters wellness and fitness and works to inhibit injury. A sports medicine specialist may work with professional athletes, school sports teams, individuals who participate in sports on the weekend for fun, or someone who is just beginning to exercise for the first time. Although their main focus is on musculoskeletal function, sports medicine specialists also care for patients’ full medical and nutritional needs as they relate to their active lifestyle.

Some examples of the kinds of injuries and issues that a sports medicine specialist might see in their work include:
  • 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

Sports medicine specialists often work closely with orthopedic specialists, and the scope of their work can have some overlap. The main distinction is that orthopedic specialists can perform surgery when it is needed, while sports medicine specialists focus on non-surgical solutions for injuries.

Whether they are the team physicians making sure every professional player is performing safely and at their best, or community specialists getting you back in the game after a sprained ankle, sports medicine doctors are there to make sure you’re in good condition to lead an active life.