We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept Coventry HMO near Sacramento, CA.

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Dr. Jennette L Boakes, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2800 L Street; Suite 200
Sacramento, CA

Dr. Jennette Boakes sees patients in Sacramento, CA. Her medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her clinical interests encompass orthopedic surgery. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and more. After attending the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, Dr. Boakes completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Boakes is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Repair, Orthopedic Surgery, Scoliosis, Osteotomy, Clubfoot, Trauma

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 University Avenue; Suite 100
Sacramento, CA

Dr. Daniel Benson specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Fractures, Trauma, Lower Back Problems

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2425 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA

Dr. Michelle James is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. James accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Shield, and more. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Hand Problems

Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2425 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA

Dr. Joel Lerman is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Lerman completed a residency program at Phoenix Orthopaedic Residency Program.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA

Dr. David Schiffman works as an orthopedic surgeon in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Schiffman graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Kaiser Permanente, and Coventry Bronze.

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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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