We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept TRICARE PPO near Torrance, CA.

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Dr. Glenn J Huber, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23456 Hawthorne Blvd. 300
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Glenn Huber is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Huber has indicated that his clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and foot surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Dr. Huber attended Boston University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty

Dr. Brian Magovern, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21311 Madrona Avenue; Suite 100-a
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Brian Magovern works as an orthopedic surgeon in Torrance, CA. Dr. Magovern's education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Magovern is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Orthopedic Surgery

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19000 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 100
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Hsu's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then she performed her residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Hsu is especially interested in hand surgery procedures and carpal tunnel syndrome. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Hsu speaks Mandarin. Her professional affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery Procedures

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19000 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 200
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Elliot Mendelsohn works as an orthopedist in Torrance, CA. He has a special interest in sports health. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mendelsohn takes. Dr. Mendelsohn is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and a graduate of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Mendelsohn is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

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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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