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We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept Anthem near Grass Valley, CA.

Dr. Robert L Cameto, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
150 Glasson Way; #150b
Grass Valley, CA
 

Dr. Robert Cameto is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Cameto studied medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Cameto honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

Dr. Paul Mitsukazu Sasaura, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
150 Glasson Way; #150b
Grass Valley, CA
 

Dr. Paul Sasaura is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Sasaura include musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). 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 the University of California, Davis. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors. Dr. Sasaura has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Pain, Partial Knee Replacement, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hip Replacement

Dr. Hunter S Greene, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
150 Glasson Way; #150b
Grass Valley, CA
 

Dr. Hunter Greene is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Carmichael, CA and Grass Valley, CA. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Greene's clinical interests include sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net ELECT POS, and more. Dr. Greene is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Women's Sports Medicine, Shoulder Problems, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Robert Gotham Jr., DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
109 Margaret Lane
Grass Valley, CA
 

Dr. David Gotham works as an orthopedic surgeon. On average, patients gave Dr. Gotham a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gotham include musculoskeletal surgery. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and New York Medical College, he performed his residency at Grandview Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). Dr. Gotham has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Prosthetics, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
150 Glasson Way; Suite 150b
Grass Valley, CA
 

Dr. Scott Tanaka sees patients in Carmichael, CA and Grass Valley, CA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Tanaka is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net ELECT POS, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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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.