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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 specializes in orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and pediatric sports medicine. He studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for his residency. Dr. Prickett's clinical interests encompass knee problems, sports health, and shoulder problems. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Prickett honors.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems

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

Dr. Stephen Hanks is a specialist in orthopedic trauma and spine surgery. He works in Tucson, AZ and Oro Valley, AZ. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hanks completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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

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

Dr. Steven Zeiller sees patients in Tucson, AZ and Oro Valley, AZ. His medical specialties are orthopedic trauma and spine surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of cancer, tumor, and fractures (broken bones). He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Zeiller has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Fractures, Cancer, Trauma

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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 is an orthopedic trauma specialist, pediatric orthopedist, and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Tucson, AZ. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Petrow is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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.