Dr. Richard Istrico DO
Sports Medicine Specialists — Howard Beach, NY
Dr. Richard Istrico specializes in sports medicine, family practice in Howard Beach, New York. Details of Dr. Istrico's 35 years experience as an DO, his hospital affiliation and education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Istrico
15801 Crossbay Blvd
Howard Beach, NY 11414
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Richard Istrico identified specializing in
Sports MedicineSports 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. and Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate..
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Istrico is affiliated with 1 hospital:
270-05 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
LicenseDr. Richard Istrico has been confirmed to have a license in New York
EducationDr. Istrico attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 1978 having 35 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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