We found 4 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Oro Valley, AZ.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1521 E Tangerine Road; Suite 101
Oro Valley, AZ
 

Dr. William Prickett practices orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and pediatric sports medicine. Dr. Prickett's clinical interests encompass knee problems, sports health, and shoulder problems. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Prickett is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems

Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Spine Surgery
1521 E Tangerine Road; Suite 101
Oro Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Stephen Hanks' medical specialty is orthopedic trauma and spine surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hanks honors. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Tumor, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Spine Surgery
1521 E Tangerine Road; Suite 101
Oro Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Steven Zeiller specializes in orthopedic trauma and spine surgery and practices in Tucson, AZ and Oro Valley, AZ. His areas of expertise consist of cancer, tumor, and fractures (broken bones). Dr. Zeiller's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. The average patient rating for Dr. Zeiller is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Fractures, Cancer, Trauma

Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine
6320 N La Cholla; Suite 200
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Edward Petrow works as an orthopedic traumatologist, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Tucson, AZ. Dr. Petrow studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.

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