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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Medicaid near Denver, CO.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
Denver, CO
 

Dr. George Chaus is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma. In his practice, Dr. Chaus focuses on fractures (broken bones) and trauma. His professional affiliations include Centura Health, Children's Hospital Colorado, and Denver Health Medical Center. Dr. Chaus takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Chaus has an open panel. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Chaus attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Trauma

Dr. Hal Steven Crane, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4700 E Hale Parkway; #550
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Hal Crane's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, Dr. Crane performed his residency at the University Health System. He is professionally affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center and Rose Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2045 Franklin Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Tyler Skaife works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Skaife is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, Dr. Skaife performed his residency at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Skaife (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Filipino, and Bosnian.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
1055 Clermont Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Lorenzo Silvestri is an orthopedic trauma specialist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Silvestri takes Medicaid insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Florence Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He has received the following distinctions: Magna Cum Laude, Medical School Graduation, .; The 2005 Pfizer Scholars in Pain Management; and Award, .. Dr. Silvestri is professionally affiliated with VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. He welcomes new patients.

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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.