We found 4 sports medicine providers who accept Medicare near Gastonia, NC.
Dr. Theodore Belanger is a spine surgeon, orthopedist, and sports medicine specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his residency training at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. In his practice, Dr. Belanger focuses on spine surgery procedures and musculoskeletal problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Belanger's professional affiliations include Carolinas HealthCare System, Medical City Frisco, and Texas Health Dallas. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Surgery Procedures
Dr. Ranjan Maitra, who practices in Gastonia, NC, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems and hip problems. Dr. Maitra accepts Most Insurance Plans and Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky, Dr. Maitra attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Maitra's distinctions include: Named by US News & World Report as a Top Doctor (story); OrthoCarolina Catalyst Award Winner; and OrthoCarolina Physician of the Year Runner-Up. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Maitra is affiliated with OrthoCarolina and CaroMont Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.
Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems
Dr. Patricia McHale practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She speaks Spanish. Dr. McHale's professional affiliations include OrthoCarolina and CaroMont Health. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. She accepts Medicare insurance.
Dr. Erik Johnson's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Johnson honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is affiliated with CaroMont Health.
- 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