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Dr. Jennifer Bontreger

Sports Medicine
Highland Village, TX
20 years experience female

Locations

Southern Horizon Healthcare

Highland Village, TX

Address

2014 Justin Road, Suite 104, Highland Village, TX
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 10:30am - 6:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(469) 637-0000

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

CIGNA Health Care

Aetna Life Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Assurant Inc

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Sports Medicine

Internal Medicine

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Depends on how high: I would need to see the article to fully comment, but overall, exercise is good for hypertension for the most part. If your blood pressure is systolic... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
It is a milder form: Pontiac fever is a milder form of legionnaires' diease, both illnesses caused by the bacterium legionella pneumophila the incubation period is short, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: Depends on a lot of factors, like age, how hard of a fall, etc., but most likely a hip contusion or bruising of the bone of the hip to the worse case ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Stretch, heat, meds: Alternate applying moist heat and ice to your back, otc topical anti-inflammatory creams, otc Motrin and/or tylenol (acetaminophen) and stretching exe... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
May be more present: A fever could signify some other process going on i.E bleed in head. You should be evaluted by an md/do and further workup should include imaging of t... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Creatine can cause stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, and muscle cramping at regular doses. When taken in high doses, there is some concern that creatine... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Need further testing: I would see a pulmonologist for further work up which may include a ct scan of the chest, which looks at the lumg tissue better and a pulmonary functi... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
No: Simple corneal abrasions do not need to be treated by patching the eye. According to a new review of studies, patching can initially slow healing and ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: It depends on what body part is being x-rayed and the hospital and radiologist will charge you for the read of the xray. The cost will vary somewhat i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
See a MD/DO or DPM: I would see a physician or podiatrist that would feel comfortable reducing it. Before doing so, i would advise that you have xrays done prior to deter... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is possible since it is a thin tissue that can easily "break" upon impact. Something as simple as riding a bike could cause this.

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bontreger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bontreger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Really appreciate it Dr.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

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Affiliations

Texas Health Resources, Flower Mound, Texas
Baylor Medical Center of Carrollton
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