We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Sierra Vista, AZ.
Dr. Giles Becker's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Tucson, AZ and Sierra Vista, AZ. These areas are among his clinical interests: joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Tucson. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Becker accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine.
Clinical interests: Dupuytren's Contracture, Tendon Repair, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist Problems, Joint Pain, Bone ... (Read more)
Dr. Brian Daines specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Daines include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and trauma. Dr. Daines honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. In addition to English, Dr. Daines speaks Spanish.
Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Replacement Arthroplasty, Trauma
Dr. Laurence Susini practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Susini is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center.
Dr. Randall Roy works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Roy attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Howard University Hospital.
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Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.
Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:
- Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
- Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
- Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
- Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
- Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part
Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.