We found 5 sports medicine providers who accept Humana HMO Premier near Las Vegas, NV.

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Dr. Michael Miao, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2800 East Desert Inn Road; Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Michael Miao is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Miao's areas of clinical interest consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Transplant Procedures, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2800 E Desert Inn; Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Chad Hanson is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Hanson include fractures (broken bones). On average, patients gave Dr. Hanson a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hanson takes. Dr. Hanson attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and subsequently trained at Parkland Health & Hospital System for residency. Dr. Hanson is affiliated with Southern Hills Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Fractures

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2800 East Desert Inn Road; Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Matthew Fouse is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Las Vegas, NV and Henderson, NV. Patient ratings for Dr. Fouse average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO. Before performing his residency at Montreal General Hospital, Dr. Fouse attended Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Fouse is affiliated with Southern Hills Hospital.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2800 E Desert Inn Road; Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. David Rotenberg practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Rotenberg at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2800 E Desert Inn Road; Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Mervyn Fouse's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Fouse is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Fouse trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

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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.
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