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We found 10 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept CIGNA Open Access Plus PPO near Burlingame, CA.

Dr. Paul Nasario Abeyta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1501 Trousdale Drive #115; Burlingame Center, Department of Orthopedics
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Paul Abeyta specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Abeyta include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Abeyta is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament problems, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd Soung Kim, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Todd Kim's medical specialty is osteopathic manipulative medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kim's clinical interests encompass musculoskeletal surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He speaks Spanish. Dr. Kim's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jaret Michael Butler, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Jaret Butler works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: hand surgery procedures and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Butler is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Butler attended the University of Michigan Medical School. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Butler is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Butler's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 5th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Dalal's specialties are general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. She practices in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA. She is especially interested in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), colorectal surgery procedures, and cancer surgery. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Dalal studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Dalal trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The average patient rating for Dr. Dalal is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dalal accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Thoracic Problems, Research, Rectal Problems, Rectal ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Corwin Detch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Robert Detch is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Detch is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). Dr. Detch is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Spencer T Lowe, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 3rd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Spencer Lowe specializes in adult rheumatology. Patients rated Dr. Lowe highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: osteoporosis and psoriatic arthritis. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Before completing his residency at Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Lowe attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Wen Liang, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 4th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Wen Liang sees patients in Burlingame, CA. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include general care. Dr. Liang's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Liang attended medical school at Capital Medical University. For her residency, Dr. Liang trained at Sutter Health and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. In addition to English, Dr. Liang speaks Mandarin.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Contraception, Exercise Physiology, Bone Problems, Migraine, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ernesto Zatarain Rios, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 3rd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Ernesto Zatarain-Rios is an adult rheumatology specialist in Burlingame, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Zatarain-Rios average 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Zatarain-Rios include rheumatic diseases. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Before performing his residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Dr. Zatarain-Rios attended Autonomous University of Chihuahua Faculty of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Zatarain-Rios speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Zatarain-Rios has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis, Sjogren's Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tyler Francis Aguinaldo, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 3rd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Tyler Aguinaldo's specialty is adult endocrinology. He is especially interested in diabetes and metabolism. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aguinaldo takes. Dr. Aguinaldo graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Aguinaldo is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Problems, Metabolism, Adrenal Disorders, Cholesterol Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard L Florio, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Richard Florio's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Florio a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include musculoskeletal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Florio attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and subsequently trained at National Naval Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, achilles tendon problems, osteomyelitis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, joint infection, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), tendonitis, ankle fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.