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We found 16 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Modesto, CA.

Dr. Pat May Pamanian Limpiado, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2516 E Whitmore Avenue
Ceres, CA
 

Dr. Pat Limpiado's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Limpiado's areas of expertise include general care. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Cebu Institute of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Somerset Medical Center. She speaks Cebuano. Dr. Limpiado's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Contraception, Diabetes, Arthritis, Women's Health Issues, General ... (Read more)

Dr. Jon Edward Pont, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Jon Pont, who practices in Modesto, CA, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He has a special interest in infertility and women's health issues. Dr. Pont's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Pont's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pont is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Donn Anthony Fassero, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1409 E. Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Donn Fassero's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Fassero has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He trained at Mayo Clinic for residency. Dr. Fassero's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, joint infection, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles R Suntra, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Charles Suntra works as an otolaryngologist. His areas of expertise include reconstructive surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Suntra is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Suntra accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Suntra attended St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Suntra has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Turbinate Reduction Surgery, Otoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Fractures, Facial Problems, Endoscopic Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd C Smith, MBA, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Todd Smith practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Modesto, CA. He obtained his medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include hand surgery procedures. Dr. Smith's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Smith honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital, and Memorial Medical Center, Modesto. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , distal radius fracture, arthritis, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. David A Peterson, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dale Road Care Center; 3612 Dale Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. David Peterson is a Modesto, CA physician who specializes in family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Peterson include general care. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Peterson is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and a graduate of Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Peterson takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Circumcision, Migraine, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Arthritis, General Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jenniefer Yumee Kho, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Jenniefer Kho is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In her practice, Dr. Kho focuses on musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Kho's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kho welcomes new patients. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, hand fracture

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Finger Joint Replacement, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. William W Whang, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. William Whang is an orthopedist in Modesto, CA. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a graduate of Boston Medical Center's residency program. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Whang include musculoskeletal surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Whang is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Partial Knee Replacement, Ankle Reconstruction, Arthritis, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Farah Mahmood, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Farah Mahmood works as a rheumatologist. In her practice, she is particularly interested in rheumatic diseases. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Mahmood is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Mahmood attended Rawalpindi Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis. Dr. Mahmood (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, gout

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis, Sjogren's ... (Read more)

Dr. David A Shiba, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. David Shiba is a Modesto, CA physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Shiba takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Shiba attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Immunotherapy, Gynecologic Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Robert Fossaceca, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Fossaceca's area of specialization is anesthesiology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include anesthesia. Dr. Fossaceca's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). After completing medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Ultrasound, Anesthesia, Peripheral Nerve Block, Regional Anesthesia

Dr. Jeremy Carl Mesches, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Other
830 Scenic Drive
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Jeremy Mesches is a family practitioner. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Mesches include general care. Dr. Mesches accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Stanislaus Family Medicine Residency Program, Dr. Mesches attended New York Medical College for medical school. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network, and Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods (SMGR). Dr. Mesches welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sprains

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Circumcision, Contraception, Common Cold, ... (Read more)

Ronald Dale Jensen
Specializes in Podiatry
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Ronald Jensen works as a podiatrist in Modesto, CA. Dr. Jensen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, arthritis, achilles tendonitis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Cesar Jumao-As Iii Tumakay, DO
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Cesar Tumakay, who practices in Modesto, CA, is a medical specialist in diagnostic radiology. Dr. Tumakay's areas of expertise include imaging procedures. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. For his professional training, Dr. Tumakay completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF).

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Breast Biopsy, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Interventions, MRI, Imaging ... (Read more)

Clifford K Endo
Specializes in Podiatry
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Clifford Endo's area of specialization is podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). Dr. Endo has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Endo accepts. He completed his residency training at Pacific Hospital of Long Beach. Dr. Endo (or staff) speaks Japanese. In addition, he offers language support for patients who speak Spanish. Dr. Endo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, achilles tendonitis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Ingrown Nails, Fractures, Neuropathy, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Eugene Sucha, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Sucha practices anesthesiology. His clinical interests encompass anesthesia. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Sucha is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Sucha attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ultrasound, Anesthesia, Peripheral Nerve Block, Regional ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.