We found 7 orthopedic surgeons who accept Health Net HSP near Coronado, CA.

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

Dr. Christopher Pallia is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Coronado, CA and San Diego, CA. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: joint reconstruction, sports health, and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Pallia's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. In addition to English, Dr. Pallia speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark David Jacobson, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Prospect Place; Suite 220
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Mark Jacobson practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in San Diego, CA, La Mesa, CA, and Coronado, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Jacobson include orthopedic surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. After attending the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Jacobson is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Tendon Repair, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Repair, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Nerve Problems, ... (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 hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Ballard average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ballard takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Ballard's practice is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Damion Valletta's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Valletta's clinical interests encompass sports health. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Valletta studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital. He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. David Burnikel's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Ochsner Medical Center. His areas of clinical interest consist of sports health and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Burnikel is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Burnikel is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Jeremy Bell McCandless, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Prospect Place; Suite 350
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Jeremy McCandless' specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McCandless studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: MAKOplasty

Dr. Richard M Braun, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
770 Washington Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Richard Braun is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA. Dr. Braun is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Health Net insurance.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Repair, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Nerve Problems, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Upper ... (Read more)

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

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.

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