We found 5 sports medicine providers who accept Humana HMO Premier near Pearland, TX.

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Dr. Burke Orthopedics
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
10223 Broadway; Suite A
Pearland, TX
 

Dr. Robert Burke, who practices in Pasadena, TX, Houston, TX, and Pearland, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Burke is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Burke attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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Dr. Taylor Dewitt Brown, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8520 W. Broadway Street; Suite 100
Pearland, TX
 

Dr. Taylor Brown's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Pearland, TX and Houston, TX. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and upper extremity surgery. Dr. Brown takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Brown speaks Spanish. Dr. Brown is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura Torres-Barre, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
8603 Broadway; Suite 103
Pearland, TX
 

Dr. Laura Torres-Barre is a specialist in orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. She works in Pearland, TX. Dr. Torres-Barre's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Torres-Barre's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, the University of Texas (UT) Physicians, and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Dr. David Anthony Crumbie Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
11914 Astoria Boulevard; Suite 670
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Crumbie's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Crumbie attended East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Total Elbow Replacement, Heel Surgery, Kyphoplasty, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Bone Spurs, Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Li-Yung Hing, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
11914 Astoria Boulevard; Suite 670
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Li-Yung Hing's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine; he sees patients in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Pearland, TX. In his practice, Dr. Li-Yung Hing focuses on musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Li-Yung Hing is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians. He attended American University of Antigua College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Baton Rouge General Medical Center for residency. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Li-Yung Hing takes.

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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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