AboutDr. Evan Minkoff, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Torrance, CA, with another office in Chula Vista, CA. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Minkoff is affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center, Southwest Healthcare System-Wildomar and Southwest Healthcare. He speaks English.
Dr. Evan Minkoff has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.
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- Sports Medicine
Dr. Minkoff is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Eisenhower Medical Center
39000 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Southwest Healthcare System-Wildomar
John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
47111 Monroe St
Indio, CA 92201
St. Bernardine Medical Center
2101 N Waterman Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92404
Southwest Healthcare Sys-Murrietta
25500 Medical Center Dr
Murrieta, CA 92562
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
18 Years Experience
Western University Of Health Sciences
Graduated in 1998
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