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 an orthopedist. Clinical interests for Dr. Cameto include orthopedic surgery. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. Dr. Cameto's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). He welcomes 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. He works in Carmichael, CA and Grass Valley, CA. In his practice, Dr. Sasaura focuses on orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). Dr. Sasaura attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Sasaura has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of clinical interest consist of sports health and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Greene's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Greene attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). Dr. Greene's practice is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. David Gotham's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gotham has indicated that his clinical interests include orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. After completing medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and New York Medical College, he performed his residency at Grandview Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with 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)

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

Dr. Scott Tanaka is an orthopedist in Carmichael, CA and Grass Valley, CA. Dr. Tanaka takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He is accepting 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.

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