Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md

Sports Medicine
San Francisco, CA
female

Locations

Golden State MD Health & Wellness

San Francisco, CA

Address

3556 Sacramento, San Francisco, CA, United States
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My office hours

Tuesday: 10am - 2:00pm
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Fax

4159887595

About

Bio

Ahimsa Porter Sumchai MD, NSCA-CPT is celebrating 11 years in practice offering medical, fitness, nutrition and Telehealth services in San Francisco and California 7 days a week. UCSF and Stanford Fellowship trained in surgery and emergency medicine, Dr. Sumchai became a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1992, and established a sports medicine practice in San Francisco at Back To Sports on West Portal Avenue in 2006 after serving for ten seasons as an emergency physician for the San Francisco Giants MLB at Candlestick Park Stadium. Published in international peer review journals in the topic areas of spine trauma and helicopter transport, environmental health and the exercise prescription, Dr. Sumchai is author of The 21st Century Upright Woman.

Specialties
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Sports Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Environmental Health

Holistic Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

104 Answers
12 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Auricle Lacerations: Simple and complex lacerations of the ear are common in the ER setting -a result of sporting injuries, assaults or animal bites. The ear has curves, a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Pelvic Compression: When you understand the neuroanatomy of the pelvis and the role compressive loads play in triggering low back, pelvic and sciatic pain, it becomes cle ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Carbs as energy: Let me begin by congratulating you! A postprandial blood sugar of 100 mg/dl range is something to brag about. Obviously you are doing something right ... Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am sure that there are more up-to-date clinical type info out there than one study 12 years ago. Thanks for the research on this anyway.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you, I will certainly take your advise. I greatly appreciate it. Very helpful.
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Loved your view on fasting-induced stress. 12-hr fasts are best.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Francisco School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

university of California San Francisco
Completed 1984

Awards

Presidential Who's Who Among Business and Professional Achievers as a VIP for 2008-2009.
Best Doctor, Cambridge Who's Who
2002-2005- AMA Physician's Recognition Award
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