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New Physician Joins Tahoe Sports Medicine

Alison Ganong, MD

South Lake Tahoe, CA – Barton Health is pleased to announce that Alison Ganong, MD will be joining Tahoe Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in September.

Dr. Ganong is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. She specializes in interventional sports medicine and spine care. This includes traditional and alternative treatments and the non-operative management of sports or occupational related orthopedic and spine injuries.

“We are proud and delighted that Dr. Ganong has come on board with Barton Health,” says Chris Proctor, the director of Barton’s Tahoe Center for Orthopedics. “She has an outstanding reputation in her field and is committed to serving the growing number and variety of sports medicine needs in our community.”

Dr. Ganong is a Tahoe native and most recently practiced as a Sports Medicine and Spine Physiatrist at North Tahoe Orthopedics. She attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno and completed her residency at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

“It is always my goal to get patients back out and doing what they love,” says Dr. Ganong. “I am determined to make an accurate diagnosis and work closely with the patient and other medical providers involved to formulate an appropriate and effective treatment plan.”

Dr. Ganong is an active physician on and off the clock. She has worked as a team physician for the US Ski Team and was co-medical director of Ironman Lake Tahoe. Dr. Ganong has lectured at multiple conferences and recently was on the faculty for the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine annual musculoskeletal ultrasound course. She is an avid downhill and Nordic skier, triathlete, and outdoor enthusiast.

Dr. Ganong will be starting her practice September 3, but Barton staff are currently available to make appointments for her. She will be splitting her time between seeing patients at TOSM on Third Street in South Lake Tahoe, CA and the TOSM office in Incline Village, NV.

To make an appointment with Dr. Ganong, please call (530) 541-3100. For a comprehensive list of Dr. Ganong’s medical services, please visit