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We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Sun City, AZ.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Sports Medicine
10474 W Thunderbird Boulevard; Suite 201
Sun City, AZ
 

Dr. David Jacofsky's specialties are orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). On average, patients gave Dr. Jacofsky a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic. He has received the following distinction: Phoenix Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
10474 W Thunderbird Boulevard; Suite 201
Sun City, AZ
 

Dr. James Ringler's specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. He is affiliated with Phoenix Children's Hospital, Banner Gateway Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Ringler's residency was performed at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Butterworth Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ringler takes.

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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
13640 N 99th Avenue; Suite 500
Sun City, AZ
 

Dr. Mitchell Wagner's specialty is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Wagner graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic and Westchester Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery
10474 W Thunderbird Boulevard; Suite 201
Sun City, AZ
 

Dr. Matthew Weichbrodt is an orthopedic trauma and hand surgery specialist in Sun City, AZ, Sun City West, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Oklahoma State University for residency. Dr. Weichbrodt is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
10474 W Thunderbird Boulevard; Suite 201
Sun City, AZ
 

Dr. Jason Lowe sees patients in Phoenix, AZ, Gilbert, AZ, and Sun City, AZ. His medical specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lowe's education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at the University of Missouri Health System. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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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.