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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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Dr. Stephen Edward Hanks, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Spine Surgery
1521 E Tangerine Road; Suite 101
Oro Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Stephen Hanks practices orthopedic trauma and spine surgery in Tucson, AZ and Oro Valley, AZ. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hanks's education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and 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)

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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. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass knee problems, sports health, and shoulder problems. Dr. Prickett honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Prickett trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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. Steven Zeiller's specialties are orthopedic trauma and spine surgery. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is especially interested in cancer, tumor, and fractures (broken bones). Dr. Zeiller accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Zeiller studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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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 a specialist in orthopedic trauma, pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Petrow studied medicine at 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.