Sports Medicine Physicians

Sports injuries are common, but they don’t have to sideline you for long. Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, has sports medicine physicians with the expertise to accurately diagnose, treat and prevent sports injuries.

To schedule an appointment, call 912-466-7340

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Our physicians treat athletes from recreational players, to student athletes engaged in youth sports, to professional athletes. Our integrated team of therapists and sports medicine physicians gets players back in the game quickly and safely, using conservative measures and state-of-the-art surgical techniques.

We’ll work with you to develop a personalized plan to free you from pain and bring you back to peak performance. Our specialties include:

  • Concussions
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • ACL and knee injuries
  • Elbow, wrist and ankle injuries

As a complement to treatment, our physicians take an aggressive approach to rehabilitation and education to prevent further pain and injury. This includes:

If overuse has led you to need a knee replacement or hip replacement, Summit can help you with that, too. We use highly advanced, surgeon-controlled Mako® robotic-arm assisted surgery to achieve unmatched joint replacement results. Learn more about Mako total hip replacement surgery and Mako partial and total knee replacement surgery at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery.

Concussion Management in St. Marys

How well you recover from a concussion determines your quality of life at home, work, school and sports – today and in the future. Your symptoms may be minor or serious, but one thing is certain: you need a doctor who understands how to help you heal. Our concussion management expert, Lindsey Sweat, M.D., is a certified ImPACT® consultant, which allows her to provide innovative concussion assessments.

Learn more about concussion management at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery.

Camden Campus Injury Clinic

If your weekend plans were cut short from an unexpected injury, visit Christopher Yonz, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon with Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, on Monday morning for his Camden Campus Injury Clinic. No appointment necessary. Walk-ins welcome.

When: Monday mornings, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: 2060 Dan Proctor Drive, Suite 1400, St. Marys

Patients should bring their insurance card, ID card, copay and radiology images (if available). If self-pay, a down payment will be required.

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Summit sports medicine physicians

We combine the best qualities of a medical practice with the strength and integrated resources of the region’s leading health system. Our board-certified physicians include:

  • Experienced orthopedic surgeons with expertise in specific joints
  • Fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians who have excellent training and practice the most advanced, least invasive techniques available today.

We are supported by Southeast Georgia Health System’s network of facilities, information and technology. This means you and your family can rely on Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery for unparalleled care.

Get insight from a sports medicine expert

Dr. Beau Sasser

Beau Sasser, M.D., specializes in sports medicine and serves as medical director of the Southeast Georgia Health System sports medicine department. Dr. Sasser uses his blog to discuss a wide range of sports medicine topics, including:

• Proper stretching

• Finding good running shoes

• The impact athletic trainers have on the safety and health of student athletes

Follow “Dr. Beau Sasser’s Sports Medicine Blog,” today!

During a First Coast Living interview at the RSM Classic, Dr. Sasser discussed golf-related sports injuries and how to prevent them:

To schedule an appointment, call 912-466-7340.