Sports Medicine Specialists in California

San Diego (178)Los Angeles (119)San Francisco (104)Sacramento (59)Santa Monica (47)
San Jose (41)Walnut Creek (38)Torrance (33)Long Beach (30)Redwood City (27)Newport Beach (26)Santa Clara (26)Fresno (24)Oakland (23)Santa Barbara (23)Bakersfield (22)Modesto (21)Irvine (20)Orange (20)Anaheim (19)Fremont (19)Huntington Beach (19)Riverside (17)Thousand Oaks (17)Van Nuys (17)La Jolla (16)Mission Viejo (16)Pasadena (16)Encinitas (15)Los Gatos (15)Valencia (15)Berkeley (14)Beverly Hills (14)Burbank (14)Northridge (14)San Ramon (14)Costa Mesa (13)Glendale (13)Roseville (13)Santa Cruz (13)Whittier (13)Encino (12)Monterey (12)Palo Alto (12)San Mateo (12)Santa Rosa (12)Ventura (12)Camarillo (11)Danville (11)Fullerton (11)Mountain View (11)Pleasanton (11)Poway (11)Sunnyvale (11)Tarzana (11)Fountain Valley (10)Garden Grove (10)Arcadia (9)Escondido (9)La Quinta (9)Laguna Hills (9)Murrieta (9)San Rafael (9)Sherman Oaks (9)Vallejo (9)Woodland Hills (9)Carmichael (8)Manhattan Beach (8)Redding (8)Stockton (8)Templeton (8)Turlock (8)Campbell (7)Concord (7)Corona (7)Oxnard (7)Palm Desert (7)Palm Springs (7)Rancho Cucamonga (7)San Luis Obispo (7)Santa Ana (7)Stanford (7)Truckee (7)Davis (6)Dublin (6)Emeryville (6)Napa (6)Pomona (6)Redondo Beach (6)Rocklin (6)San Clemente (6)San Leandro (6)San Marcos (6)Santa Maria (6)Sonora (6)South San Francisco (6)Upland (6)Visalia (6)Westlake Village (6)Apple Valley (5)Chico (5)Chino (5)Corte Madera (5)Daly City (5)El Cajon (5)El Segundo (5)Folsom (5)La Mesa (5)Laguna Beach (5)Lake Forest (5)Lancaster (5)Larkspur (5)Los Alamitos (5)Menlo Park (5)Oceanside (5)Orinda (5)Pleasant Hill (5)Redlands (5)Simi Valley (5)Tustin (5)Victorville (5)West Covina (5)Yorba Linda (5)Alameda (4)Aliso Viejo (4)Brentwood (4)Buena Park (4)Burlingame (4)Camp Pendleton (4)Capitola (4)Carlsbad (4)Culver City (4)Fairfield (4)Loma Linda (4)Marina Del Rey (4)Moreno Valley (4)Palmdale (4)Pismo Beach (4)Placentia (4)Placerville (4)Rancho Palos Verdes (4)Ridgecrest (4)South Lake Tahoe (4)Temecula (4)Travis AFB (4)Vista (4)Antioch (3)Baldwin Park (3)Brea (3)Chula Vista (3)Dana Point (3)El Dorado Hills (3)Elk Grove (3)Foothill Ranch (3)Greenbrae (3)Laguna Niguel (3)Laguna Woods (3)Lakewood (3)Lodi (3)Los Altos (3)Mammoth Lakes (3)Merced (3)Milpitas (3)Mission Hills (3)Montclair (3)Morgan Hill (3)North Hollywood (3)Ontario (3)Paso Robles (3)Petaluma (3)Porter Ranch (3)Rancho Mirage (3)San Juan Capistrano (3)South Gate (3)Taft (3)Tracy (3)Union City (3)Vacaville (3)West Hills (3)Woodland (3)

Learn more about Sports Medicine Doctors

A sports medicine doctor specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of exercise- and sports-related injuries. Sports medicine doctors care for sports teams, individual athletes, and other physically active people. Sports medicine doctors are experts in helping people maximize their fitness and performance potential.

A sports medicine doctor typically:

  • Evaluates a patient’s medical, exercise and athletic history

  • Educates the patient about sports injury prevention and how to safely return to sports and exercise after injury

  • Performs a physical exam that includes evaluation of blood pressure and vital signs, general health, and current or potential injuries

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications

  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic conditions due to injuries from sports or activity

  • Provides direct care for sports- and activity-related injuries and conditions in the office, hospital, clinic, and rehabilitation facility

  • Oversees and monitors sports training and exercise programs to reduce the risk of injuries

  • Works closely with your primary care doctor and other specialists and members of your healthcare team to provide optimal care

Sports medicine doctors may also be known by the following names: sports doctor, sports medicine physician, sports injury specialist, and sports medicine specialist.

There are 1834 specialists practicing Sports Medicine in California with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 323 hospitals in California with affiliated Sports Medicine specialists, including Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.