Sports Med Conference | BayCare Health System

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BayCare is committed to keeping masters athletes in the game. Our 2015 conference focuses on the masters athlete -- individuals over the age of 40 that want to stay fit and injury free to remain competing at their top level.

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Conference Speakers

Dawna Stone – Keynote SpeakerDawna Stone

Dawna Stone is an author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, self-made millionaire and health, fitness and wellness expert. Through her new book, “The Healthy You Diet: The 14- Day Plan for Weight Loss with 100 Delicious Recipes for Clean Eating”, as well as frequent local and national television, radio and speaking appearances, Dawna serves as a role model and inspiration to men and women everywhere. In 2005, Dawna appeared on and won NBC’s “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart”. She spent the following year working closely with Martha Stewart developing a variety of projects for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia including Body+Soul magazine (now Whole Living). Dawna earned her B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and her MBA from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is an avid runner and Ironman triathlete.

Nataranjan Subramanian, MD, PulmonologistSubramanian

Dr. Subramanian completed his Residency in Internal Medicine from Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn affiliated with SUNY at Brooklyn, NY. Subsequently, he practiced as an Internist and a primary care physician in Saint Petersburg, Florida for 5 years. He then completed a fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa. He developed a special interest in Sleep Medicine and subsequently, completed a fellowship in Sleep Medicine from USF. Dr. Subramanian is passionate about the treatment of various sleep disorders including Sleep Apnea, Insomnia, and Narcolepsy. He is the director of the Sleep Lab at the St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa, and the St. Joseph’s Hospital-North in Lutz, Florida. He is also the Co-Director of the pulmonary section St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa. Dr. Subramanian is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. 

Douglas Carlan, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr Carlan 2012 PreferredDr. Carlan, graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Medicine and he completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Carlan completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. While at Washington University, he worked under the direction of international leaders in the fields of Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder surgery. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Carlan returned home to St. Petersburg, Florida to join Eaton Orhopaedics as a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. His practice includes treatment of degenerative and rheumatic conditions, work and sports related injuries, nerve compression syndromes, and traumatic reconstruction in patients of all ages. 

Vicki Darlington, OT/CHT

Vicki Darlington is a well- known and respected Occupational Therapist who has worked in the community for over 30 years. She graduated from the University of Buffalo. She is a Certified Hand Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist.  Her career has spanned many areas of expertise but for the last 20 years, her main area of practice has been Orthopedic upper extremity rehabilitation. She recently authored a Chapter on "Vascular Disorders of the Upper Extremity", in the 3rd Edition of "Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Quick Reference Guide and Review".  She works at Bardmoor Outpatient Rehab, a satellite clinic of Morton Plant Hospital.

Kevin J Makati, MD, Cardiologist, Cardiac Electrophysiologist

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Kevin J. Makati, MD, received his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut and completed his internal medicine residency at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his fellowship training in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at Tufts University Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Makati is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, internal medicine, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. He is currently an assistant professor at the University of South Florida, Department of Cardiology. Dr. Makati practices at St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital-North.

Richard Abdo, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard V. Abdo earned his Medical Degree, Cum Laude from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He completed his General Surgery Internship at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California, in 1983, and his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Boston University in 1987. Dr. Abdo joined Orthopedic Specialties of Tampa Bay, P.A., in 1994. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He serves on the editorial staff of The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, and Foot and Ankle International. Locally, he has volunteered as a team physician for high school and club sports teams. Dr. Abdo is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has achieved the ABOS Orthopedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certificate. He treats all types of orthopedic related conditions.

Koco Eaton, MD, Orthopedic SurgeonDr Eaton Choice 27

Dr. Eaton's interest in sports injuries stems from his own athletic career. While at Columbia University, he lettered in basketball. Upon graduating from Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Eaton began an orthopaedic residency at the Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. After completing his orthopaedic training, Dr. Eaton completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in Birmingham, Alabama under the direction of Dr. James Andrews. Following his fellowship, Dr. Eaton moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where he set up his private practice. He is the Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Tampa Bay Rays and a faculty member at the University of South Florida. Dr. Eaton has been awarded a patent for knee surgery. He utilizes the latest surgical techniques including minimally invasive incisions. 

Jamie Fox, DPT, OCSJamie Fox

Jamie is a well-respected physical therapist at St. Anthony’s Carillon Outpatient Rehabilitation in St. Petersburg, FL. She received her Bachelor of Science in Adult Fitness and Sports Management from the University of Tampa. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of South Florida. 

Sanjay Menon, MD, Orthopedic SurgeonSanjay Menon Nolabocoat Headshot 1

Sanjay Menon, MD, received his doctor of medicine degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA. Dr. Menon completed his fellowship training in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine at Andrews Research and Education Institute in Gulf Breeze, FL. Dr. Menon is board certified in orthopedic surgery and provides care and treatment for numerous amateur and professional athletic organizations in Tampa Bay. Dr Menon is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. 

Jeanmarie Scordino, M.Ed, FAFS, Exercise Physiologist

Jeanmarie Scordino has been with BayCare for over 20 years, working as an Exercise Physiologist, Personal Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach.  In recent years, she expanded her position to become the BayCare Business Development Coordinator for Wellness. She holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology.  Earned a Fellowship in Applied Functional Science™ in 2009 and has had the honor of being an instructor and facilitator for the program since 2012.  Jeanmarie holds credentials from:  American College of Sports Medicine - Health Fitness Specialist, American Council on Exercise – Advanced Health and Fitness Professional, Personal Trainer, National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, AquaStretch™ Facilitator and PTA Global.  Jeanmarie is active in her community promoting the values of Applied Functional Science, speaking and working with individuals, groups and teams from ages 8 years old to 98.   



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