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Dr. Ryan C. Chen M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
average rating 4.15 stars (5 ratings)
15 Reinhardt College Parkway; Suite 102
Canton, GA
 

Dr. Ryan Chen's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Chen's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chen attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Team Physician, River Ridge High School; Team Physician, Creekview and Sequoyah High Schools; and Top Doc in Sports Medicine. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Knee Arthroscopy

Dr. Thomas M. McQuail M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
average rating 4.79 stars (9 ratings)
15 Reinhardt College Parkway; Suite 102
Canton, GA
 

Dr. Thomas McQuail practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. McQuail include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and hand problems. Dr. McQuail is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. McQuail completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee ... (Read more)

Michael L. Kuczmanski M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
average rating 2.91 stars (3 ratings)
720 Transit Avenue; Suite 202
Canton, GA
 

Dr. Michael Kuczmanski is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Marietta, GA, Woodstock, GA, and Canton, GA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Kuczmanski at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kuczmanski takes. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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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.
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