Sports Medicine Specialist

New MD & Urgent Care

Occupational Medicine & Urgent Care located in American Canyon, CA & El Cerrito, CA

Whether you’re a die-hard athlete or a weekend warrior, sports injuries can sideline more than just your fun. Injuries like sprains and fractures can put you out of work. You need reliable and fast medical attention from providers like Ian Ahwah, MD, and Malcolm Johnson, MD. At New MD & Urgent Care in El Cerrito and American Canyon, we conveniently serve patients in Berkeley, Richmond, San Pablo, Pinole, Hercules, Albany, Vallejo, and Napa, California. Schedule an appointment online or call the office nearest you to learn more about available sports-medicine services.

Sports Medicine Q & A

What is sports medicine?

Dr. Johnson and Dr. Ahwah are experienced in treating minor to serious sports-related injuries to your bones, muscles, or soft tissues, including:

  • Bumps
  • Bruises
  • Abrasions
  • Sprains
  • Fractures

Dr Ahwah and Dr. Johnson can also evaluate and treat sports-related concussions in children and adults.

In many sports injuries, prompt treatment is important to preventing other medical issues. At New MD & Urgent Care, the entire staff works to ensure you are seen by a board-certified doctor as soon as possible.

Do I need to go elsewhere for X-rays or tests?

No. At New MD & Urgent Care, digital X-rays and laboratory services are available on-site. This means you can receive comprehensive medical care for your sports-related injury without having to wait in the long lines at an emergency room or schedule testing elsewhere.

With these on-site services, you can expect a fast and accurate diagnosis of your injury. In the event you need surgery or treatment from a specialist, Dr. Johnson and Dr. Ahwah can provide you with a referral during your evaluation.

What happens if I have a broken bone?

With advanced on-site digital X-rays, Dr. Johnson and Dr. Ahwah can identify fractures and breaks in your bone without a long wait. They can provide you with stabilizing equipment to prevent further injury and promote healing.

New MD & Urgent Care facilities are well-stocked with durable medical equipment, including:

  • Crutches
  • Splints
  • Braces
  • Orthopedic boots

This equipment is available for your convenience, so you don’t have to visit another medical-supply provider.

Can I get a same-day appointment for sports injuries?

Yes. The staff at New MD & Urgent Care works to provide same-day appointments whenever possible. Call the office nearest you to get the next available appointment following your injury.

In the event of a severe injury, such as with a severe bone break that requires surgery or a significant back or head injury, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room for medical treatment.

To learn more about available sports-related injury treatment and referrals, schedule an appointment by phone or use the online booking feature for the New MD & Urgent Care office near you.