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We found 6 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Aetna near Los Gatos, CA.

Dr. Vidhi Shah, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2585 Samaritan Drive
San Jose, CA
 

Dr. Vidhi Shah is an internist in Santa Clara, CA and San Jose, CA. Dr. Shah has indicated that her clinical interests include general care. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. She attended Lady Hardinge Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Heart Failure, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Reginald Vaughan Searl McCoy, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15720 Winchester Boulevard; Floor 1
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Reginald McCoy is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. McCoy include hand surgery procedures. Dr. McCoy's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McCoy takes. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Arthritis, Osteotomy, Needle Aponeurotomy, Distal Radius ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Ira Golod, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15720 Winchester Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Mark Golod practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Los Gatos, CA. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Golod is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Golod is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, shoulder arthritis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Hip Pain, Hand Fracture, Knee ... (Read more)

Alan Wesley Sue
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
15720 Winchester Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Alan Sue's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Sue's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Foot Surgery, Ingrown Nails, Laser Treatment, Neuropathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Petros, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
14777 Los Gatos Boulevard; Suite 202
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. James Petros works as a rehabilitation physician and pain doctor. Dr. Petros has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include cryotherapy, migraine, and electrodiagnostic testing. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Petros completed a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Petros (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: French and Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Sports Health, Electrodiagnostic Testing, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Radiculopathy, ... (Read more)

Jesse T Yurgelon
Specializes in Podiatry
15720 Winchester Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Jesse Yurgelon practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Yurgelon's practice is open to new patients. He trained at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Ankle Fusion, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Ingrown Nails, Ligament Problems, Ankle Problems, Heel ... (Read more)

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.