- 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 5 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare PPO near New York, NY.
Dr. Gregory Difelice practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Hospital for Special Surgery for residency. These areas are among Dr. Difelice's clinical interests: meniscus surgery, knee arthroplasty, and sports health. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Patient Choice Award - Vitals.com, 2008 & 2009; America's Top Orthopedists - Consumer Research Council of America, 2008 & 2009; and Teacher of the Year Award - Montefiore Orthopaedic Residency Program 2002 & 2005. Dr. Difelice (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. His professional affiliations include North Central Bronx Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Hospital for Special Surgery. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Meniscus Surgery, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Knee Ligament Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Drew Stein is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Stein's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, knee surgery, and shoulder injury. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases' residency program. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Evan Schwartz specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schwartz honors. Dr. Schwartz (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. He is accepting new patients.
Dr. Thomas Mick, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in psychiatry and sports medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Mick's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Mick speaks French. He is open to new patients.
Dr. Aleksey Lazarev is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Lazarev honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is conversant in Russian. His practice is open to new patients.