- Correction of spinal deformities, such as scoliosis
- Spinal fusion
- Minimally invasive spine surgery, including decompression surgeries such as discectomy and laminectomy
- Balloon kyphoplasty, a procedure done to repair compression fractures in vertebrae
We found 5 spine surgeons who accept United Healthcare near New Haven, CT.
Dr. Gary Bloomgarden is a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Texas Health Dallas, Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG), and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Bloomgarden takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He speaks Spanish.
Dr. Michael O'Brien is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric spine surgery specialist. Dr. O'Brien attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. O'Brien accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Medical City Children's Hospital and VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
Clinical interests: Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Trauma
Dr. James Yue specializes in orthopedic trauma and spine surgery. Dr. Yue (or staff) is conversant in German and French. His areas of expertise consist of spine problems, fractures (broken bones), and trauma. Dr. Yue is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Yue is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Artificial Disc Replacement, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Herniated Disc, Spinal Fusion, Fractures, Lower ... (Read more)
Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Hamden, CT and Milford, CT. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Wijesekera takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Boston University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency.
Clinical interests: Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Spinal Trauma, Arthritis, Orthopedic ... (Read more)
Dr. Khalid Abbed is a spine surgery and neurosurgery specialist in Stamford, CT and New Haven, CT. Patients gave Dr. Abbed an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Artificial Disc Replacement, Cervical Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Herniated Disc, Lumbar ... (Read more)