We found 7 orthopedic surgeons who accept Blue Shield of California HMO near Chula Vista, CA.
Dr. Mark Jacobson is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jacobson include hip replacement, knee replacement, and tendon repair. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Jacobson is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Jacobson has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Jacobson is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Tendon Repair, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Repair, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Nerve Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Brooke Ballard's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ballard's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Ballard include arthroscopic surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and knee ligament injuries. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Ballard attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for her residency. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. She is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Occupational Therapy Treatment, Physical Therapy ... (Read more)
Dr. David Burnikel practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in San Diego, CA, La Mesa, CA, and Coronado, CA. Dr. Burnikel's areas of expertise include the following: knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and hip surgery. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Burnikel trained at Ochsner Medical Center for residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burnikel accepts. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Knee Ligament Injuries, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Tendon Repair, Shoulder ... (Read more)
Dr. A. Rosenfield is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, Dr. Rosenfield focuses on joint reconstruction and orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosenfield takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosenfield graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction
Dr. William Eves is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, growth problems, and osteoporosis. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Eves takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Eves is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Growth Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)
Dr. Neil Tayyab practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tayyab include orthopedic surgery. Dr. Tayyab accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Tayyab's hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Tayyab's office for an appointment.
Clinical interests: Spine Problems, Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Edwin Fuller specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in National City, CA. He is a graduate of Meharry Medical College. Dr. Fuller takes Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Molina Healthcare, in addition to other insurance carriers.
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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.