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Internal Medicine Physicians in Pueblo, CO

  • 78 Internal Medicine Physicians found in Pueblo, Colorado
  • None of these Internal Medicine Physicians have disciplinary actions
  • 2 Internal Medicine Physicians that practice in Pueblo also practice in 2 other cities
  • Internal Medicine Physicians in Pueblo, CO have practiced medicine for an average of 31 years.

  • Internal Medicine

    1619 N Greenwood, Suite 204 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Nephrology, Internal Medicine

    3426 Lake Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, 3676 Parker Blvd, Suite 350 Pueblo, CO 81008

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Evercare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    1925 E Orman Ave, Suite 338 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2001 Lake Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      46 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Michigan
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, 3676 Parker Blvd, Suite 350 Pueblo, CO 81008

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      45 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Evercare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Thomas Jefferson University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Hope Internal Medicine of Pueblo, 41 Montebello Rd, Suite 210 Pueblo, CO 81001

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      13 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Ilorin
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3676 Parker Blvd, Suite 310 Pueblo, CO 81008

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Evercare
      Great-West Healthcare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1930 E Orman Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    300 Colorado Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Ross University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1619 N Greenwood, Suite 204 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Education
      NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    3426 Lake Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      41 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Missouri
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    35 Altadena Dr, Pueblo, CO 81005

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      49 Years Experience
    • Education
      A.T. Still University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine

    2004 Lake Ave, Suite 110 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      34 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists), Sleep Medicine

    Pueblo Pulmonary Associates, 1925 E Orman Ave, Suite 254 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      43 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Colorado
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    1925 E Orman Ave, Suite 115 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Wisconsin
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    20 Medical Park Dr, Asheville, NC 28803

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1619 N Greenwood St, Suite 107 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Iowa
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1600 N Grand Ave, Suite 520 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Evercare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      East Tennessee State University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3676 Parker Blvd, Suite 310 Pueblo, CO 81008

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      45 Years Experience
    • Education
      Ohio State University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1619 N Greenwood, Suite 204 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    4112 Outlook Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81008

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      23 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
      Denver, CO
    • Education
      University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1925 E Orman Ave, Suite A535 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Medical College of Wisconsin
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    4112 Outlook Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81008

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
      Denver, CO
    • Education
      University of Colorado
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    1925 E Orman Ave, Suite A640 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    3426 Lake Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of South Dakota
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

    408 N Main St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2001 Lake Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      A.T. Still University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1925 E Orman Ave, Suite A535 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1925 E Orman Ave, Suite A535 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Evercare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Creighton University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    400 N Main St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Parkview Medical Center, 400 W 16th St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      39 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Case Western Reserve University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    1600 N Grand Ave, Suite 120 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Humana
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Penrose Community Hospital
      Colorado Springs, CO
    • Education
      Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1302 E 5th St, Pueblo, CO 81001

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1619 Greenwood St, Suite 106 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Harvard University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Neurology

    1619 N Greenwood, Suite 204 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Parkview Medical Center, 400 W 16th St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

    1925 E Orman Ave, Suite 410 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      McGill University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    3670 Parker Blvd, Suite 101 Pueblo, CO 81008

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      23 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Universitaet Hamburg
    • Gender
      MALE
  • General Practice, Internal Medicine

    Colorado Mental Health Institute At Pueblo, 1600 W 24th St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Colorado Mental Health Institute At Fort Logan
      Denver, CO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    3670 Parker Blvd, Suite 101 Pueblo, CO 81008

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Case Western Reserve University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Colorado Mental Health Institute At Pueblo, 1600 W 24th St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Colorado Mental Health Institute At Fort Logan
      Denver, CO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    3676 Parker Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81008

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      41 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Colorado Mental Health Institute At Pueblo, 1600 W 24th St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Colorado Mental Health Institute At Fort Logan
      Denver, CO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    1600 N Grand Ave, Suite 150 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      United Healthcare

    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of the Philippines
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1600 N Grand Ave, Suite 510 Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    109 Latigo Ln, Suite C Canon City, CO 81212

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

    Infectious Disease Specialist of Southern Colorado, 2001 Lake Ave, Suite 2 Pueblo, CO 81004

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      Universita di Bologna
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3934 Sandlewood Ln, Pueblo, CO 81005

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Evercare
      Humana
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkview Medical Center
      Pueblo, CO
    • Education
      University of Nigeria
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Parkview Medical Center, 400 W 16th St, Pueblo, CO 81003

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
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Internal Medicine Physicians

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Akram - Odowd

Internal Medicine

A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. Adolescent Medicine An internist who specializes in adolescent medicine is a multi-disciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological, and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs.
Cardiovascular Disease
An internist who specializes in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels and manages complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks and life-threatening, abnormal heartbeat rhythms.
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
A field of special interest within the subspecialty of cardiovascular disease which involves intricate technical procedures to evaluate heart rhythms and determine appropriate treatment for them.
Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
An internist who uses laboratory tests and complex procedures to diagnose and treat disorders characterized by defective responses of the body's immune system.
Critical Care Medicine
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
An internist who concentrates on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. This specialist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems.
Gastroenterology
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs.
Geriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
Hematology
An internist with additional training who specializes in diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands. This specialist treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia, and lymphoma.
Infectious Disease
An internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organs. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and conditions associated with travel.
Interventional Cardiology
An area of medicine within the subspecialty of cardiology which uses specialized imaging and other diagnostic techniques to evaluate blood flow and pressure in the coronary arteries and chambers of the heart and technical procedures and medications to treat abnormalities that impair the function of the heart.
Medical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
Nephrology
An internist who treats disorders of the kidney, high blood pressure, fluid and mineral balance, and dialysis of body wastes when the kidneys do not function. This specialist consults with surgeons about kidney transplantation.
Pulmonary Disease
An internist who treats disease of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs.
Rheumatology
An internist who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons. This specialist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and "collagen" diseases.
Sports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.

Internal Medicine Physicians

Trending Internal Medicine Physicians
in Pueblo, CO
Neighborhoods
in Pueblo, CO
  • Aberdeen
  • Belmont
  • Bessemer
  • Beulah Heights
  • Club
  • Downtown
  • East Side
  • El Camino - Las Vistas
  • Highland Park
  • Hyde Park
  • Kaufman And Broad At Cooper Ranch
  • Lower East Side
  • Mesa Junction
  • Northside
  • Regency
  • Ridge
  • Sky View
  • South Gate
  • State Fair
  • Sunnyheights
  • Sunset
  • University
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Browse Internal Medicine Physicians
in Pueblo, CO

Akram - Odowd

Internal Medicine

A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. Adolescent Medicine An internist who specializes in adolescent medicine is a multi-disciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological, and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs.
Cardiovascular Disease
An internist who specializes in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels and manages complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks and life-threatening, abnormal heartbeat rhythms.
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
A field of special interest within the subspecialty of cardiovascular disease which involves intricate technical procedures to evaluate heart rhythms and determine appropriate treatment for them.
Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
An internist who uses laboratory tests and complex procedures to diagnose and treat disorders characterized by defective responses of the body's immune system.
Critical Care Medicine
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
An internist who concentrates on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. This specialist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems.
Gastroenterology
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs.
Geriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
Hematology
An internist with additional training who specializes in diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands. This specialist treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia, and lymphoma.
Infectious Disease
An internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organs. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and conditions associated with travel.
Interventional Cardiology
An area of medicine within the subspecialty of cardiology which uses specialized imaging and other diagnostic techniques to evaluate blood flow and pressure in the coronary arteries and chambers of the heart and technical procedures and medications to treat abnormalities that impair the function of the heart.
Medical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
Nephrology
An internist who treats disorders of the kidney, high blood pressure, fluid and mineral balance, and dialysis of body wastes when the kidneys do not function. This specialist consults with surgeons about kidney transplantation.
Pulmonary Disease
An internist who treats disease of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs.
Rheumatology
An internist who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons. This specialist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and "collagen" diseases.
Sports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.