- 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 specializes in orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Difelice include meniscus surgery, knee arthroplasty, and sports health. Dr. Difelice's professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital, NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. Dr. Difelice welcomes new patients. Before performing his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Difelice attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Difelice's distinctions include: 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.
Clinical interests: Meniscus Surgery, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Knee Ligament Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Drew Stein's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, knee surgery, and shoulder injury. Dr. Stein is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone. He attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. The average patient rating for Dr. Stein is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Stein is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Thomas Mick's areas of specialization are psychiatry and sports medicine; he sees patients in New York, NY. Dr. Mick speaks French. His professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health Physician Partners. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Mick average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.
Dr. Evan Schwartz is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine specialist in Astoria, NY, New York, NY, and Rego Park, NY. Dr. Schwartz has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute, and Long Island Jewish Forest Hills. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Schwartz's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Schwartz (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.
Dr. Aleksey Lazarev works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in New York, NY. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lazarev honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He speaks Russian. Dr. Lazarev is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health Physician Partners. His practice is open to new patients.