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

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 is a foot and ankle surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests encompass replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Munroe accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He 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 and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Munroe include: Alpha Omega Alpha and Orthopaedic Faculty Instructor of the year. He is professionally 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. Robert Edward Reeve, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S 31st Street; 2c - orthopedics
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Robert Reeve is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Temple, TX and College Station, TX. Dr. Reeve is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Scott and White Healthcare.

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

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's specialties are family medicine, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He practices in Temple, TX and Killeen, TX. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lane is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

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

Dr. Rodolfo Martinez specializes in family medicine, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Martinez graduated from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

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

Dr. Bill Hamilton, who practices in Temple, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hamilton is 5.0 stars out of 5. 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. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hamilton include: Texas Super Doctors and "Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2011-2015. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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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's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include meniscus repair, total shoulder replacement, and knee arthritis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians. He attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Meniscus Surgery, Knee Arthritis, Frozen Shoulder, 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 sports medicine specialist in Temple, TX. Dr. Robin is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Robin completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center.

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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.