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We found 6 orthopedic reconstructive surgeons who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Clearwater, FL.

Dr. Richard Victor Abdo, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1011 Jeffords Street; Suite C
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Richard Abdo's medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and foot & ankle surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: trigger point injections, hand problems, and foot surgery. Dr. Abdo is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Abdo attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Abdo's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Abdo has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, .; Promotion with Commendation, SUNY, 1979, 1980.; and Lange Medical Publications Student Award, SUNY, .. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Richmond Whiddon, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. David Whiddon is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He works in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Whiddon has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Dr. Whiddon attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. John Early Kilgore, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. John Kilgore is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Kilgore is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kilgore include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, Cigna, and more.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthritis, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. John Martin McClure III, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. John McClure works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Clinical interests for Dr. McClure include back pain, trigger point injections, and hand problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Willard Allen Hughes II, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
1011 Jeffords Street; Suite C
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Willard Hughes' areas of specialization are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Clearwater, FL. His clinical interests include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and trigger point injections. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hughes graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthritis, Trigger Point ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Owen Schwab, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Schwab is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include back pain, knee problems, and trigger point injections. Dr. Schwab attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Carmel Health System for residency. Dr. Schwab is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Auto Injuries, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Trigger Point ... (Read more)

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What is Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery?

Adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery is the medical specialty devoted to the surgical care or replacement of damaged joints in adults. Most commonly, this care focuses on the hip and knee, but it can also be used to treat joints such as the shoulder or ankle. Some adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeons specialize on only one part of the body, such as the hip.

The most common cause of joint damage treated by adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeon is arthritis. Other joint issues often seen involve cartilage and ligament tears, autoimmune disorders, and orthopedic complications due to diabetes or cancer.

Some of the procedures that may be performed by an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeon include:

  • Joint replacement, also known as arthroplasty
  • Meniscal repair, fixing a torn piece of cartilage in the knee
  • Osteotomy, surgery to shorten, lengthen, or straighten a bone
  • Arthroscopy, a kind of minimally invasive joint surgery using a hollow tube called an endoscope
  • Resurfacing bones to improve the function of a joint

Even if a bone or joint is damaged, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeons may have medical treatments available that can help patients avoid or delay surgery. Whether treatment is medical or surgical, their end goal is to help patients move freely and comfortably.