Our prestigious Sports Medicine program is led by our Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Specialists Dr. Charles Ruotolo, Dr. Richard McCormack and Dr. Rhyne Dengenis. For those who may not require a surgical specialist our team is lead by Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Brett Spain alongside Musculoskeletal Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist Luis Alejo.
We Provide Advanced and Conservative Sports Medicine Treatments
Performed at The Sports Medicine Center at Total Orthopedics
The sports medicine center treats athletes with any myriad of injuries that can occur in sports medicine to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee or ankle. All three physicians are specialty trained in the diagnosis, treatment and of the prevention of overuse and acute sports injuries. These include common injuries such as shoulder dislocation, labral injuries, rotator cuff injuries, the evaluation and treatment of the overhand athlete, elbow tendonitis, elbow ligament injuries, osteochondritis of the elbow or knee, biceps and triceps tendon tears, hip labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement, anterior and posterior cruciate ligament tears, meniscus tears, chondral injuries, patella chondromalacia, knee and hip osteoarthritis, patellar and quadriceps tendon tears and tendonitis, medial and lateral collateral ligament tears, ankle sprains, ankle osteochondral defects, Achilles tendon tears and tendonitis, and overuse injuries of the leg including stress fractures, compartment syndrome and shin splints.
Our surgeons provide services at several hospitals including Nassau University Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital at Syosset (the top ambulatory surgery center for the North Shore System) and South Shore Surgery Center (a boutique private ambulatory surgery center in Bay Shore).