Online Guide to Sports Medicine

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The sports medicine doctors at Appalachian Orthopedics offer complete medical care to active people of any age and skill. From the dedicated athlete to the weekend warrior, our goal is to help each individual regain an active lifestyle and compete in sports at the highest level possible. The sports medicine doctors at our state-of-the-art facilities care for all athletic injuries.

It is for this reason we have developed the Athlete and Parent’s Online Guide to Sports Medicine. Here, we have an online guide to help parents and athletes learn about sports injury treatments, injury prevention tips, recommendations for improving athletic performance, and new procedures and programs offered at Appalachian Orthopedics.

Working with athletes and their sports-related injuries and conditions, our sports medicine doctors integrate all aspects of specialized care by collectively combining their knowledge, experience, and expertise at Appalachian Orthopedics.

Our specialty-trained sports medicine specialists, Jason Brashear, M.D., Jonathan Clark, M.D., James Goss, M.D., Gabriel Hommel, M.D., Matthew Lamagna, D.O.John Mann, M.D.Bart McKinney, M.D., John Phillips, M.D., Larry Waldrop II, M.D., and T. Lisle Whitman, M.D., have all dedicated their practices to the specialized field of sports medicine.

With their commitment to continued education through attending courses, lecturing, writing, and actively learning the newest procedures and techniques, our specialists are some of the most highly skilled sports medicine doctors in the area.

Our surgical sports medicine specialists have extensive training in treating sports-related conditions using minimally invasive techniques and the most advanced surgical procedures.

Patient Consultation

The sports medicine doctors at Appalachian Orthopedics provide our patients with access to consultation Monday through Friday.

Prior to your consultation, new patients will be asked to complete forms, which include medical history as well as demographic and insurance information. This information, along with any current diagnostic imaging (X-ray, CT, MRI), will be utilized by your doctor to help in your diagnosis and treatment plan.

To schedule an appointment with one of our sports medicine doctors, please request an appointment online or call one of our locations: (276) 477-1443 for Abingdon, (423) 844-6450 for Bristol Regional Medical Center, (423) 968-4446 for Bristol Midway, or (423) 434-6300 for Johnson City.

Appalachian Orthopedics is proud to serve the following professional, collegiate, and high school athletes:

  • East Tennessee State University
  • Emory & Henry College
  • The University of Virginia's College at Wise
  • Bristol State Liners
  • Elizabethton River Riders
  • Tri-Cities FC
  • Abingdon High School
  • Daniel Boone High School
  • David Crockett High School
  • Elizabethton High School
  • Hampton High School
  • John S. Battle High School
  • Sullivan East High School
  • Tennessee High School
  • Virginia High School
  • Unicoi County High School