We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Aurora, CO.
Dr. Franklyn Scott is a physician who specializes in hand surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Scott's clinical interests include strains, hand surgery procedures, and arthritis. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Queen's University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with McMaster University for residency. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.
Clinical interests: Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fractures, Sprains and Strains, Cerebral Palsy, Peripheral Nerve ... (Read more)
Dr. Kushal Patel's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include meniscus repair, total shoulder replacement, and knee arthritis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians. Dr. Patel is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts.
Clinical interests: ACLS, Ankle Arthroscopy, Ankle Sprain, Arthritis Pain, Arthritis, Knee, Arthroscopic ACL ... (Read more)
Dr. Kevin Caperton's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Caperton takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.
Dr. Woodley Desir specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Desir attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kings County Hospital Center. He is affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), the University Physicians, and Banner Health.
Clinical interests: Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery
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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.