Get to know Sports Medicine Physician Dr. Brett M. Spain, who serves patients in Massapequa, New York.
Dr. Spain is a board-certified physician in family practice with added qualifications in sports medicine. He has trained under numerous top physicians throughout New York City and Long Island.
Dr. Spain specializes in caring for athletes and active people of all ages with a holistic approach, all the while taking into consideration every aspect of medicine, nutrition, and rehabilitation. Accordingly, he is able to offer several new and advanced techniques in the diagnosis and management of non-surgical conditions. He is proficient in ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma/prolotherapy injections, diagnostic ultrasounds, concussion management, and osteopathic manipulation techniques.
Dr. Spain is currently the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine at Total Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Massapequa, New York. “Our award-winning team of Orthopedic, Spine, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy and Pain Management Specialists can help treat your pain by providing the most effective treatment options to get your life back! The best Orthopedic doctors Long Island, Brooklyn & Bronx NY have to offer” as stated on the practice’s website.
Dr. Spain is a graduate of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at NYIT. As a medical student, he was active in the sports medicine field attending conferences, covering endurance events, and serving in leadership roles in sports medicine clubs. After residency training at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, he completed his fellowship in sports medicine through the North Shore/LIJ system. He is now an active attending physician teaching students, residents, and fellows how to care for active patients.
Dr. Spain’s sports coverage credentials include work with several local high school football teams, the Long Island marathon, CW Post/LIU and NYIT sports teams, the U.S. Open tennis tournament, and Ironman Triathlon events. Currently, he serves as one of the team physicians for the USA men’s and women’s water polo national teams. At this post, he has traveled the world with the Olympic hopefuls, providing exceptional medical care at the highest level of competition on a multinational stage. Dr. Spain is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.
As a former collegiate level baseball and volleyball player, Dr. Spain has never been far from a high pressure, competitive environment. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and teaching his daughter the finer points of a curveball. A lifelong Mets, Jets and Islanders fan, he is always up to date on the latest scores and prospects.
Learn More about Dr. Brett M. Spain:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/81226146-Brett-Spain-Sports-Medicine-Specialist or through Total Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, https://www.totalorthosportsmed.com/orthoteam/brett-spain/
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