Lisanne Catherine Cruz, MD, a Sports Medicine Specialist with Timothy Groth MD PC Pain Management & Spine Specialists

Get to know Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Lisanne Catherine Cruz, who serves patients throughout the State of New York.

A prominent sports medicine specialist, Dr. Cruz is affiliated with Timothy Groth MD PC Pain Management & Spine Specialists, serving patients in the Smithtown, Selden, Shirley, and Hicksville areas. She believes in a whole-body approach to treating her patients; focusing on all physical, social and psychological factors that influence health and wellness. She values a collaborative, team-based approach to treatment, and offers individualized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s concerns and goals, including a combination of therapies, medication and procedural intervention.

Since their founding in 2006, Timothy Groth MD PC Pain Management and Spine Specialists has been the Pain Management Center of choice in the Suffolk County area. Their team is committed to delivering the highest quality of healthcare, always bearing that their patients’ needs come first.

Graduating with her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, Dr. Cruz went on to complete her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where she was awarded Chief Resident in her final year. She then stayed at Mount Sinai where she completed a fellowship in sports medicine and interventional spine.

In pursuit of clinical excellence, the doctor is board-certified in physical medicine & rehabilitation and sports medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). The mission of the ABPMR is to serve the public by improving the quality of patient care in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). This is accomplished through a process of certification and maintenance of certification that fosters excellence and encourages continuous learning.

Sports medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries due to athletic activity. Sports medicine specialists are either orthopedic surgeons or primary care physicians who prescribe treatments for professional and amateur athletes. They are trained to address issues associated with nutrition, sports psychology, and substance abuse. They may also counsel athletes on injury prevention.

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