April 1, 2020

Episode 5

Treating On Work Injuries During Coronavirus with Dr. Sontag

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There are still many unanswered questions as to how we should continue our day to day lives and Dr. Mark Sontag from ReMedy Medical Group joins the conversation to talk about how Doctors are handling patients during COVID. Understanding these norms can help answer some of these questions.

Bio: Dr. Mark J. Sontag has been practicing Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on the Peninsula since 1983. At age 17 he received an American Cancer Society Award to investigate a novel idea in Cancer Research. He completed Northwestern University’s Honors six year medical program in 1983. Following an internship in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Dr. Sontag completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stanford University Medical Center. He is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Dr. Sontag is a Qualified Medical Examiner. He served on the board of Directors for the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery.

In 1991 Dr. Sontag founded and served as medical director of the Sequoia Hospital Rehabilitation Unit and the Sequoia Hospital Occupational Health Services. He also founded the ReMedy Medical Group in 2008.

Dr. Sontag was the team physiatrist for the San Francisco 49ers from 1990 to 1991 and the San Francisco Giants from 1995 through 2001. He served as the team spine and pain physician for the San Jose Sharks from 1991 to 2014 and the Oakland Raiders and the San Jose Earthquakes from 1995 to 2005. He has also provided sports medicine coverage for the Menlo College athletic teams. Dr. Sontag cares for many of the World’s elite athletes including Olympians, NFL, NBA, NHL, PGA and National Baseball Players.

In 1999 Dr. Sontag again showed his dedication to Peninsula patients in founding SPARCmed, a functional restoration pain management clinic, created to help chronic pain patients improve their quality of life.

With multiple publications to his credit in sports, spine and pain management, Dr. Sontag focuses his extensive experience in spine, sports, cumulative trauma, repetitive strain injuries, orthopedic, neurologic disorders and pain management.

A devoted father and husband, Dr. Sontag coached 32 of his children’s sports teams. He is currently writing a world history book and a book to assist physicians in starting their own practice.


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This podcast features a special speaker, Eric Toscano. Our guest speaker and hosts touch on various essential questions that many of us may have during these unknown and questionable times amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Understanding your rights as a tenant is important when dealing with some unfair landowners who may be unjust during these difficult times.

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Join Work Comp Talk Hosts Eric Farber and Carmen Ramirez as they meet with interesting people that talk about things that affect the lives of everyday people that keep our communities moving. Sponsored by Pacific Workers’ Compensation Law Center, The Lawyers For Injured Workers, with offices in throughout Northern California. Visit them at www.pacificworkers.com