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We found 66 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Anthem PPO near Chula Vista, CA.

Dr. Christopher S Pallia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
230 Prospect Place; Suite 230
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Pallia is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pallia's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and carpal tunnel syndrome. His professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Pallia is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, arthritis, knee ligament injuries, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. William Collin Eves, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
480 4th Avenue; Suite 307
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. William Eves specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Eves average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Eves's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, growth problems, and osteoporosis. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Eves takes. He has an open panel. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Growth Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Dr. Damion Jay Valletta, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
230 Prospect Place; Suite 340b
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Damion Valletta is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and Coronado, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, post-polio syndrome (PPS), and scoliosis. Dr. Valletta is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. After completing medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Valletta performed his residency at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Post-Polio Syndrome, Sports Health, Microsurgery, Scoliosis, Growth Problems, Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Cornell Anderson, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
525 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Brian Anderson practices adult rheumatology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Anderson include osteoporosis, psoriatic arthritis, and bursitis. Dr. Anderson honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego for residency. Dr. Anderson has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Anderson (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Japanese. Dr. Anderson is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) and Sharp Rees-Stealy. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, tendonitis, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Myositis, Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia Marie Kettlehake, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
1050 B Avenue; Suite C
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Patricia Kettlehake is a Coronado, CA physician who specializes in general internal medicine and general pediatrics. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among Dr. Kettlehake's clinical interests: warts, menopause, and adolescent gynecology. She is an in-network provider for AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at the University Health Systems, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Dr. Kettlehake attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine for medical school. She is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Kettlehake is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Sports Health, Type 1 Diabetes, Eczema, Down Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tom-Oliver Klein, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine
525 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Tom-Oliver Klein is conversant in German. Dr. Klein's areas of expertise include warts, cryotherapy, and depression. He is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. After attending the University of Cologne Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Dr. Klein takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Eczema, Kidney Stones, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Back ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura Norton Fagerlund, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
1224 10th Street; Suite 200
Coronado, CA
 

Patient ratings for Dr. Laura Petrovich average 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Petrovich's clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and physical disabilities. She is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Dr. Petrovich attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Eating Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Joseph Padilla, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
263 Church Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. William Padilla's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Padilla is a graduate of the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts. His clinical interests include cryotherapy, depression, and preventive care. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Padilla speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Depression, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Preventive Care, Arthritis, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Richard Pedrotty Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1222 1st Street; Suite 1
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. John Pedrotty practices family medicine in Coronado, CA. His areas of expertise include warts, menopause, and cryotherapy. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Pedrotty attended Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and National Naval Medical Center for residency. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Pedrotty accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Pedrotty welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Sports Health, Eczema, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria Leonor Castillo, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics & Gynecology
911 E Plaza Boulevard
National City, CA
 

Dr. Maria Castillo works as an obstetrician and gynecologist. Patients gave Dr. Castillo an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Castillo include menopause, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and cryotherapy. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Castillo speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Castillo is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Breast Issues, Vaginal ... (Read more)

Dr. David James Burnikel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Prospect Place; 210
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. David Burnikel is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and hip surgery. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Burnikel attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He trained at Ochsner Medical Center for residency. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Burnikel welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, knee ligament injuries, arthritis, sprains, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Ligament Injuries, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Tendon Repair, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Iyabo Olatokunbo Daramola, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine
2401 Reo Drive
San Diego, CA
 

After completing medical school at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences, Dr. Iyabo Daramola performed her residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit and a hospital affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, cryotherapy, and osteoporosis. Patient reviews placed Dr. Daramola at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Daramola's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Headache, Osteoporosis, Preventive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brooke Laura Ballard, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Prospect Place; Suite 210
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Brooke Ballard is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ballard's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and knee ligament injuries. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In addition to English, Dr. Ballard speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Ballard is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, knee ligament injuries, sprains, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Occupational Therapy Treatment, Physical Therapy ... (Read more)

Dr. Lisa Ann Johnston, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
1400 E Palomar Street
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Lisa Johnston practices obstetrics & gynecology in Chula Vista, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Johnston include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), colposcopy, and menopause. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Johnston is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. She completed her residency training at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. She is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Diagnostic Evaluation, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Preston Hansen, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine
754 Medical Center Court; #100
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. David Hansen speaks Spanish. He has a special interest in diabetes, preventive care, and arthritis. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Hansen attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Hansen's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Hansen's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Preventive Care, Weight Management, Diabetes, Arthritis

Dr. Rajiv B Roy, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
525 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Rajiv Roy specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Chula Vista, CA and Del Mar, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Roy include diabetes, osteoporosis, and pituitary tumor. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roy accepts. He graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. Dr. Roy is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Pituitary Tumor

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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.