Washington Sports Medicine
Washington Sports Medicine
38690 Stivers St., Ste. A
Fremont, CA 94536
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As more people in the Tri-City Area participate in fitness activities and
athletics, the need for a comprehensive sports injury treatment and prevention
program continues to grow. From professional and high school athletes
to adults trying to increase their fitness levels, the team at Washington
Sports Medicine has a goal of becoming a partner in healing.
Russell Nord, MD
Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine
Washington Sports Medicine is staffed by board-certified and fellowship-trained
Russell Nord, MD, who serves as the program's medical director.
The Washington Sports Medicine team includes physical therapists and athletic
trainers who are experienced in helping injured athletes return to their
favorite sport with minimal downtime.
Talk of concussions has become more prominent lately—for a good reason.
The CDC estimates that 3.8 million concussions occur each year, with only
one in six diagnosed by a medical professional.
Watch the above important video featuring
Dr. Steven Zonner
and former 49er Offensive Lineman, Ben Lynch review the symptoms of concussion
and the danger of untreated concussions.
The staff members of Washington Sports Medicine also help patients learn
how to prevent future injuries and find ways to improve current performance.
Washington Sports Medicine works directly with the
Washington Outpatient Rehabilitation Center,
Washington Outpatient Surgery Center,
Washington Urgent Care, and other affiliates to provide a full range of diagnostic, treatment and
Our sports medicine program fills a growing need in the sports community
for high quality medical services. Athletes and physically active people
can receive quality sports medicine care right here in southern Alameda
County. We're focused on getting local residents back in the game.
Experts are collaborating with several area high schools and universities
to give teams, coaches, and parents the guidance needed to treat young
athletes, while teaching them about conditioning and injury prevention.
Russell Nord, MD
Dr. Nord serves as Medical Director of the Washington Sports Medicine program.
He completed his Sports Medicine fellowship at Stanford University where
he took care of Stanford athletes and served as a team physician for the
Stanford football team. He also provided orthopedic care for the San Francisco
49ers NFL football team.
Dr. Nord is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports
Medicine. While, his interests focus on the knee, shoulder and hip, he
treats a variety of conditions in both the athlete and non-athlete. Dr.
Nord is a firm believer that often, with the appropriate therapy, the
body is able to heal itself without surgery. However, when surgery is
necessary, Dr. Nord typically elects for an arthroscopic or minimally
Michael Goldin, MD
Dr. Goldin is a fellowship-trained physiatrist who specializes in the
diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in variety of patients.
Treatment typically includes the correction of biomechanical deficits through
detailed and focused physical therapy, possible short courses of pain
medications, and various types of injection procedures. He performs traditional
injections that historically have involved steroids to help with inflammation,
and also has an interest in more novel growth factor injections that use
the body’s own growth factors to help heal various injuries. In
addition, Dr. Goldin is trained in electrodiagnostics and musculoskeletal
ultrasound. He can use these when appropriate in order to make a diagnosis
and determine appropriate treatment.
Dr. Goldin earned his medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University
in Richmond, Virginia and went on to do his internship at Tucson Hospital
Medical Education Program in Arizona. He completed his physiatry residency
Steven Zonner, DO
Dr. Steven Zonner is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board
of Family Practice and has over 30 years of experience in the fields of
primary care, occupational medicine and sports medicine. In his family
medicine practice, Dr. Zonner promotes physical fitness to prevent disease
and helps his patients make educated decisions with regards to their health
care. As an expert on concussions, Dr. Zonner currently serves as the
Concussion Program Director of the Tri-Valley and Golden State Elite youth
Ice Hockey Programs in Dublin, CA as well as Medical Consultant for the
Concussion Committee of the California Amateur Hockey Association. Dr.
Zonner serves as the concussion expert for the Washington Sports Medicine Program.