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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Health Net Healthy Heart HMO near Daly City, CA.

Dr. Robert Corwin Detch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Robert Detch sees patients in San Francisco, CA and Burlingame, CA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Detch has a special interest in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He speaks Spanish. Dr. Detch is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). Dr. Detch is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Edward Chih-Yu Sun, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1500 Southgate Avenue; Suite 207
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Edward Sun sees patients in San Mateo, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Daly City, CA. His medical specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Sun include spine problems and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Sun is rated highly by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sun (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Spanish. Dr. Sun's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Reconstructive Surgery, Cervical Spine Surgery, Spine Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Leslie H Kim, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1850 Sullivan Avenue; Suite 330
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Leslie Kim is an orthopedist. Dr. Kim's clinical interests encompass musculoskeletal surgery. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Seton Medical Center, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He attended Stanford University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim accepts. Dr. Kim has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Tendonitis, Wrist Problems, Ultrasound, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marvin Yukming Lo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1800 Sullivan Avenue; Suite 402
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Marvin Lo sees patients in Daly City, CA and Burlingame, CA. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Lo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. On average, patients gave Dr. Lo a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee ... (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.