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We found 4 foot and ankle surgeons who accept Blue Shield of California HMO near Garden Grove, CA.

Dr. Michael Jeffrey Gillman, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1120 W. La Veta Avenue; Suite 300
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Michael Gillman is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Orange, CA and Laguna Beach, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gillman include musculoskeletal surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. Before performing his residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Gillman attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gillman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Surgery

Dr. Jonathan Robert Manning Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
280 S. Main Street; Suite 200
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Jonathan Kaplan specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Orange, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Kaplan is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. Before completing his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Dr. Kaplan attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Kaplan is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Health Net, and more.

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Dr. Steve Kang, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
280 S Main Street; Suite 200
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Steve Kang is a medical specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net. Dr. Kang is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Kang (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Dr. Jiun-Rong Rong Peng, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
280 S Main Street; Suite 200
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Jiun-Rong Peng is a medical specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Peng has indicated that his clinical interests include arthritis surgery, foot surgery, and reconstructive surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Coventry, and more. Dr. Peng graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Clinical interests: Foot Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Surgery, Arthritis Surgery

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What is Foot & Ankle Surgery?

Foot and ankle surgery is the specialty offering medical and surgical care for the foot and ankle. The feet and ankles are some of the most frequently injured parts of the body, but foot and ankle surgeons also treat damage due to illness, major trauma, or structural disorders.

Foot and ankle surgeons begin their career by either studying podiatry or orthopedics. Podiatrists study and care for the feet and ankles, while orthopedists study how bones, muscles, and tendons work and help us move. After their initial training, foot and ankle surgeons go on to do a surgical residency for three years, studying specifically how to care for feet and ankles with surgery.

A foot and ankle surgeon may treat conditions including:
  • Sports injuries
  • Trauma, such as due to a car accident
  • Surgical management of joints damaged by arthritis
  • Bunions
  • Hammer toes
  • Flat feet
  • Polydactyly (extra toes)
  • Tumors of the foot

The care offered by foot and ankle surgeons does not always involve surgery. Depending on the diagnosis, they may recommend non-invasive medical treatments such as rest, ice / heat, casting, bracing, or physical therapy.