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Dr. William L Davis Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
327 Route 59
Airmont, NY
 

Dr. William Davis is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Airmont, NY, Armont, NY, and Monroe, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Davis include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Davis is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna, and more. Before performing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Davis attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Barry Saul Kraushaar, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
408 Airport Executive Park
Nanuet, NY
 

Dr. Barry Kraushaar's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Nanuet, NY. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Kraushaar honors Amerigroup, Aetna, Medicare, and more. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then he performed his residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Kraushaar (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. Dr. Kraushaar is professionally affiliated with Nyack Hospital.

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Dr. Mark Domenic Medici, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
507 Airport Executive Park
Nanuet, NY
 

Dr. Mark Medici is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon and sports medicine specialist in West Nyack, NY and Nanuet, NY. Dr. Medici has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Nyack Hospital. He takes POMCO, Fidelis, Viant, and more. Dr. Medici graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at Westchester Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Jason Eric Fond, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
408 Airport Executive Park
Nanuet, NY
 

Dr. Jason Fond is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Nanuet, NY. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Fond is an in-network provider for Aetna, Medicare, Group Health Incorporated (GHI), and more. Before performing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Fond attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school. Dr. Fond is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Nyack Hospital.

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Dr. Richard Loria Popowitz, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2 Perlman Drive; Suite 204
Spring Valley, NY
 

Dr. Richard Popowitz sees patients in Nanuet, NY and Spring Valley, NY. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Popowitz speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Nyack Hospital. He studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Popowitz has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.