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Medical Providers - Walnut Creek

The knowledgeable physicians in the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute can meet your musculoskeletal needs, helping keep you in the game. Sports medicine physicians provide support for professional sport tournaments and performing arts and dance companies.

Our Specialists

Orthopedic Surgeons are skilled in both surgical and non-surgical treatments, offering a full range of arthroscopic procedures and joint reconstructions.

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute Physicians are specialists in the field of sports medicine and trained to address the unique needs of athletes. They examine, evaluate and treat a wide variety of sports and activity-related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.

Podiatrists evaluate foot and ankle problems in patients of all ages, and provide both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including customized orthotics.

Physiatrists use diagnostic techniques such as electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies to diagnose and provide expertise on rehabilitation regimens, as well as procedures such as spinal injections and nerve blocks.

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute Doctors

Meredith Bean, MD - Sports Medicine
Dr. Bean is board certified in sports medicine and family medicine. She specializes in musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Having been a competitive athlete herself, she understands the unique needs of athletes. She is passionate about helping competitive and recreational athletes get back into action as well as helping others who just want to be more active.

Hoylond Hong, MD - Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
Dr. Hong is board certified in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. He combines conservative care and diagnostic techniques, such as nerve conduction studies and spine injections, to identify and treat underlying musculoskeletal/nerve disorders potentially causing common neck and back pain.

Alicia Knee, DPM - Podiatry
Dr. Knee is a board certified podiatrist who sees patients at the Saint Francis Center for Sports Medicine clinic in Walnut Creek. Her background as an award-winning dancer gives Dr. Knee special insight into the special health and medical needs of athletes. Passionate about education, Dr. Knee has lectured on a variety of topics including foot and ankle fractures, flatfoot reconstructions, surgical reconstruction and more.

Artemio A. Perez, DO, CAQSM - Sports Medicine
Dr. Perez is board certified in the discipline of sports medicine and family medicine. He participated in high school wrestling and was a power weightlifter who has worked out with professional boxers. He treats full spectrum athletic injuries with a conservative non-surgical approach, and he has a keen interest in the treatment of sport related concussions.

Learn More About the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute

Two Convenient Bay Area Locations:

     San Francisco
Saint Francis Memorial 
900 Hyde Street, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109

Walnut Creek
Alpine Square
1777 Botelho Drive, Suite 110
Walnut Creek, CA 94596