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We found 7 sports medicine providers who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Temple, TX.

Dr. Robert Edward Reeve, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S 31st Street; 2c - orthopedics
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Robert Reeve's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Temple, TX and College Station, TX. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Before completing his residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Reeve attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Sports Injuries, ACL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott McLeod Munroe, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S 31st Street; Scott & White Department of Orthoped
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Scott Munroe sees patients in Temple, TX. His medical specialties are foot & ankle surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Munroe's clinical interests include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center, Dr. Munroe attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega Alpha and Orthopaedic Faculty Instructor of the year. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Hip Dysplasia, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Knee Replacement, Foot Problems, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Rodolfo Randy Martinez, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Rodolfo Martinez practices family medicine, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine in San Angelo, TX, Killeen, TX, and Temple, TX. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Martinez graduated from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Martinez speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Ultrasound, Osteopathic Manipulation, Musculoskeletal Problems, Injections, Sports Injuries

Dr. Bryan L Lane, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S 31st St Orthopedics 2-c
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Lane works as a family medicine physician, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Lane accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Ultrasound, Joint Pain, Joint Injections

Dr. William Paul "bill" Hamilton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 South 31st; Orthopedic Division
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Bill Hamilton practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Temple, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Hamilton is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hamilton accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center, Dr. Hamilton attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors and "Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2011-2015.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Sports Injuries, ACL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff ... (Read more)

Dr. Kushal Vikram Patel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Kushal Patel is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: meniscus repair, total shoulder replacement, and knee arthritis. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Meniscus Surgery, Knee Arthritis, Adhesive Capsulitis, Pain, Ankle Sprain, Tibia ... (Read more)

Dr. Brett Nathan Robin, MD
Specializes in Sports Medicine
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Brett Robin is a physician who specializes in sports medicine. Dr. Robin's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Robin include musculoskeletal surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Robin is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Knee Pain, Tendon Repair, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

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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.