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We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Sun City West, AZ.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology
14520 W Granite Valley Drive; Suite 210
Sun City West, AZ
 

Dr. David Jacofsky's specialties are orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He practices in Phoenix, AZ, Sun City, AZ, and Mesa, AZ. Dr. Jacofsky's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. He has received professional recognition including the following: Phoenix Super Doctors. Dr. Jacofsky's professional affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
14520 W Granite Valley Drive; Suite 210
Sun City West, AZ
 

Dr. James Ringler is an orthopedic traumatologist and sports medicine specialist in Phoenix, AZ, Sun City West, AZ, and Sun City, AZ. Dr. Ringler graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Butterworth Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Phoenix Children's Hospital, Banner Health, and The CORE Institute.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell S Wagner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
14510 W Shumway Drive; Building A Suite 101
Sun City West, AZ
 

Dr. Mitchell Wagner specializes in orthopedic trauma. Before completing his residency at Cleveland Clinic and Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Wagner attended medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Wagner 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. Dr. Wagner is professionally affiliated with Banner Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
14520 W Granite Valley Drive; Suite 210
Sun City West, AZ
 

Dr. Jason Lowe is an orthopedic trauma specialist and sports medicine specialist. Before performing his residency at the University of Missouri Health System, Dr. Lowe attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lowe takes. He is professionally affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery
14520 W Granite Valley Drive; Suite 210
Sun City West, AZ
 

Dr. Matthew Weichbrodt's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and hand surgery; he sees patients in Sun City, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, and Sun City West, AZ. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Weichbrodt graduated from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Oklahoma State University for his residency.

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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.