Sports Medicine Specialists in California

San Diego (185)Los Angeles (115)San Francisco (95)Sacramento (52)San Jose (43)
Santa Monica (42)Walnut Creek (37)Long Beach (30)Torrance (30)Redwood City (26)Santa Clara (25)Newport Beach (24)Irvine (23)Santa Barbara (23)Oakland (22)Orange (22)Bakersfield (22)Anaheim (20)Modesto (20)Fremont (19)Fresno (19)Thousand Oaks (17)Van Nuys (17)Pasadena (17)Huntington Beach (16)Riverside (16)Mission Viejo (16)La Jolla (15)Northridge (15)Los Gatos (15)Santa Rosa (14)Berkeley (14)Encinitas (14)Santa Cruz (14)Ventura (13)Burbank (13)Beverly Hills (13)Costa Mesa (13)Fullerton (12)Encino (12)Tarzana (12)Mountain View (12)Monterey (12)Whittier (12)San Ramon (12)Fontana (11)Fountain Valley (11)Poway (11)Pleasanton (11)San Mateo (11)Glendale (11)Roseville (11)Sunnyvale (11)Danville (11)Woodland Hills (10)Escondido (10)Valencia (10)Camarillo (10)San Rafael (10)Palo Alto (10)Garden Grove (10)Manhattan Beach (9)Sherman Oaks (9)La Quinta (9)Westlake Village (9)Vallejo (9)Arcadia (9)San Marcos (8)Palm Springs (8)La Mesa (8)Rancho Cucamonga (8)Stockton (8)West Covina (8)Carmichael (8)Oxnard (8)Dublin (8)Stanford (7)Laguna Hills (7)Redding (7)Redondo Beach (7)Chino (7)San Luis Obispo (7)Marina Del Rey (7)Palm Desert (7)Santa Maria (7)Lake Forest (6)Temecula (6)Pleasant Hill (6)Folsom (6)Travis AFB (6)South San Francisco (6)Larkspur (6)El Segundo (6)Redlands (6)Santa Ana (6)Corona (6)Visalia (6)Turlock (6)Rocklin (6)Murrieta (6)Chico (6)San Clemente (6)North Hollywood (5)El Cajon (5)Yorba Linda (5)Vacaville (5)Tustin (5)Emeryville (5)Campbell (5)Sonora (5)Pomona (5)Napa (5)Simi Valley (5)San Leandro (5)Capitola (5)Harbor City (5)Daly City (5)Oceanside (5)Truckee (5)Orinda (5)Burlingame (5)Davis (5)Templeton (5)Apple Valley (5)Menlo Park (5)Laguna Beach (5)Greenbrae (4)Alameda (4)Rancho Palos Verdes (4)San Juan Capistrano (4)Rancho Mirage (4)Placerville (4)Placentia (4)Antioch (4)West Hollywood (4)Buena Park (4)Palmdale (4)Aliso Viejo (4)Vista (4)Victorville (4)Concord (4)Upland (4)Culver City (4)Los Alamitos (4)Loma Linda (4)Tracy (4)Elk Grove (4)South Lake Tahoe (4)Lancaster (4)Hanford (4)Milpitas (3)Laguna Woods (3)Taft (3)Lakewood (3)Ridgecrest (3)Foothill Ranch (3)Fairfield (3)South Gate (3)Lodi (3)El Dorado Hills (3)Dana Point (3)Madera (3)Corte Madera (3)Union City (3)Mammoth Lakes (3)Coronado (3)Hayward (3)Claremont (3)Chula Vista (3)Carlsbad (3)Monrovia (3)Camp Pendleton (3)Montclair (3)Paso Robles (3)Brentwood (3)West Hills (3)Petaluma (3)Brea (3)Westminster (3)Baldwin Park (3)Pismo Beach (3)Woodland (3)San Fran (3)

Learn more about Sports Medicine Specialists

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 1855 specialists practicing Sports Medicine in California with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 331 hospitals in California with affiliated Sports Medicine specialists, including Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.