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
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
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:
- 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
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.
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
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.