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. 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). Dr. Detch has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Detch is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). His practice 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 specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sun include spine problems and musculoskeletal surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Sun is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition to English, Dr. Sun (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. Dr. Sun is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Stenosis, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Lower Back Pain, Spine Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Leslie Kim is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Kim's professional affiliations include 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 Dr. Kim at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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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 specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Lo graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Clinical interests for Dr. Lo include sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Lo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. Dr. Lo 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.