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

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

Dr. Glenn Huber is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Huber include minimally invasive surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and foot surgery. Dr. Huber's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Huber takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Magovern is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Magovern speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery

Dr. Jennifer Wei-Chien Hsu, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19000 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 100
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Hsu's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She practices in Torrance, CA. She graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For her professional training, Dr. Hsu completed residency programs at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She is especially interested in hand surgery procedures and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Hsu is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She speaks Mandarin. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hand Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Elliot Steven Mendelsohn, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19000 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 200
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Elliot Mendelsohn practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mendelsohn include sports health. 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. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Mendelsohn's office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Mendelsohn attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine.

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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.