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

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

Dr. Michael Miao specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Miao attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Patients rated Dr. Miao highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation.

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

Dr. Chad Michael Hanson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2800 E Desert Inn; Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Chad Hanson works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hanson include fractures (broken bones). Dr. Hanson's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hanson is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Hanson performed Dr. Hanson's residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Dr. Hanson is professionally affiliated with Southern Hills Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Fractures

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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 is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. These areas are among Dr. Rotenberg's clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He is affiliated with MountainView Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Minnesota Medical School and performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rotenberg accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery

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

Dr. Mervyn Fouse is a Las Vegas, NV physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Fouse completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

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

Dr. Matthew Fouse is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. He trained at Montreal General Hospital for his residency. Dr. Fouse's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Southern Hills Hospital.

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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.