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Dr. Michelle Look wins Medical Honoree Award

San Diego Sports Medicine Clinic is pleased to announce our very own Dr. Michelle Look as the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Charles & Audrey Camarata Medical Champion Award. Each year, the San Diego Sports Medicine Foundation honors three individuals who demonstrate commitment, excellence, and dedication to their mission, at the annual Taste at the Cove fundraiser.

Dr. Anderson – Physician for the Winning Gulls!

Congratulations to the San Diego Gulls for winning the Pacific Division over the Bakersfield Condors! The Gulls are heading to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in club history! They’ll face the Chicago Wolves beginning Friday, May 17. Our Urgent Care Director – Dr. Ken Anderson – has been providing medical assistance to the Gulls for years!

Sunscreen Protection

The sun is out year-round in southern California, and the diligent use of sunscreen is a must!

WHY USE SUNSCREEN?

Sunscreen helps protect the skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation by absorbing or reflecting it. There are two types of UV radiation – UVA and UVB. UVA causes wrinkling and aging, and UVB causes sunburns.

Dr. Myers and Dr. Williams Speak Out on E-Scooters

Dr. Alexandra Myers and Dr. Elizabeth Williams, who practice at our Sorrento Valley office, were among protesters at the Mission Beach Boardwalk on Saturday, April 20. Protesters were concerned about e-scooters and other motorized vehicles causing injuries to riders and pedestrians on the boardwalk. They contended that safety regulations need to be put in place and enforced to prevent injuries. Dr. Myers spoke about the types of e-scooter injuries – concussions, cuts, and broken bones – that our physicians have been treating. Dr. Williams also spoke about statistics regarding head injuries in particular, arising from failure to wear a helmet. Take a look at the ABC Channel 10 News coverage here.

Dr. Ralph – CAFP Family Physician of the Year!

Dr. Lee Ralph, MD, who practices at our Alvarado and Sorrento Valley offices, has been named as the 2019 Family Physician of the Year by the California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP)! He is honored to have been selected from among the nearly 11,000 members of the CAFP, in recognition of his excellence in the practice of medicine and patient care; his leadership roles in training the next generations of family physicians; and his community service.

Dr. Rodriguez – Team Physician for USA Women’s Water Polo!

Congratulations to the USA Women’s National Water Polo Team, which claimed their fourth FINA Intercontinental title in the last five years! The athletes participated in the competition in Perth, Australia from March 26-31. Dr. Rebeccah Rodriguez was honored to serve as physician for the team, treating the athletes for strains, sprains, osteopathic manipulation, and more, in addition to providing education to them for intense training.