We found 24 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Coventry Bronze HMO near Coral Gables, FL.

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Dr. Brian McLane Leo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1150 Campo Sano Avenue; Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Brian Leo works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Coral Gables, FL, Weston, FL, and West Palm Beach, FL. His clinical interests include steroid injections, humerus (upper arm) fracture, and sports health. Patients rated Dr. Leo highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Leo attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, patellar tendonitis (jumper's knee), humerus (upper arm) fracture, knee ligament injury, knee osteoarthritis, shoulder fracture, shoulder arthritis, joint problems, ACL injury, tendonitis, shoulder dislocation, biceps tendon injury, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, osteoarthritis, sprains, adhesive capsulitis, fractures (broken bones), rotator cuff tendonitis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Humerus Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Hip Pain, ACL Injury, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Mauricio Fernando Herrera, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Mauricio Herrera works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Herrera attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. His residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, leg problems, and sports health. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Herrera accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Herrera is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Arturo Corces, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Arturo Corces' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Corces at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Corces include knee problems, fractures (broken bones), and trauma. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Corces's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Hip Problems, Trauma

Dr. David E Font-Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. David Font-Rodriguez is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Font-Rodriguez's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and sports health. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Font-Rodriguez honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Font-Rodriguez welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alejandro Posada, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2601 South West 37th Avenue; Suite 602
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Posada is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Posada accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Posada trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Posada is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Mercy Miami Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andreas G Tzakis, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Transplant Surgery
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andreas Tzakis' areas of specialization are general surgery and transplant surgery. Dr. Tzakis has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Tzakis's clinical interests include polycystic kidney disease, liver tumor, and acute kidney injury (AKI). Dr. Tzakis is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tzakis attended medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Tzakis's medical residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, the University Hospital of Brooklyn, and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tzakis include: Cleveland Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Tzakis (or staff) is conversant in Greek and French. Dr. Tzakis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston, and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , angiosarcoma

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Angiosarcoma, Liver Tumor, Fibroma, Acute Kidney Injury, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harry Thomas Temple, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3659 S Miami Avenue; #4008
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Harry Temple is a physician who specializes in oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Temple is especially interested in cancer and musculoskeletal problems. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Temple has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Temple is affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Plantation General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Bone Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer, Transplant Procedures

Dr. Alejandro Ernesto Pino, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Pino is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Pino attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Pino include knee problems, leg problems, and osteoporosis. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Pino is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin Baruch Fox, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
606 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Kevin Fox's specialty is family medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: bulimia, depression, and hepatitis. Dr. Fox is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Westchester General Hospital for residency. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fox is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Incontinence, Eating Disorders, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Juan Alberto Prieto, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6741 Southwest 24 Street; Suite 50 & 51
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Juan Prieto practices general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Prieto include bulimia, depression, and hepatitis. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Prieto's training includes residency programs at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ponce and a hospital affiliated with Ponce School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Prieto is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

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Dr. Avi Chanan Baitner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3100 Sw 62 Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Avi Baitner works as an orthopedic surgeon. He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Baitner accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone diseases, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael A Tidwell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3200 Sw 60th Court; Suite 105
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Michael Tidwell, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Tidwell at an average of 4.0 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. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Tidwell's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone diseases, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Diseases, Tumor, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos Miguel Marill, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Other
5975 Sunset Drive; Penthouse 802
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Marill is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in family medicine. Dr. Marill's education and training includes medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: migraine, thyroid problems, and depression. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Marill is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. Antonio R Prats, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 605
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Prats is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in Miami, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Prats include scoliosis, spinal cord injuries, and osteoporosis. Dr. Prats's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. 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. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Prats completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia, Back Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Spinal Cord Injuries

Dr. Antonio Alexis Pena, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8600 Sw 92nd Street; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Pena's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Pena include knee problems, migraine, and depression. Dr. Pena is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pena takes. He graduated from Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Pena trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Pena speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

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Dr. Stephen Jay Miller, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6280 Sunset Drive; Suite 505
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Miller specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in South Miami, FL and Miami, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include arthritis, shoulder problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller honors. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Miller trained at the University of Missouri Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Arthritis, Hand Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.
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