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We found 15 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Deltona, FL.

Dr. Neeraj Sharma, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Other, Hematology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Neeraj Sharma is an oncologist and hematologist. Dr. Sharma's professional affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. He graduated from Indira Gandhi Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Sharma completed a residency program at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sharma accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bhanu Visvalingam, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Bhanu Visvalingam's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Orange City, FL, Sanford, FL, and Deland, FL. 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. Dr. Visvalingam attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. He trained at Winthrop University Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer

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Dr. Rene Cabeza, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rene Cabeza's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. After completing medical school at Juan N. Corpas University Foundation, Dr. Cabeza performed his residency at Robert Packer Hospital and St. John's Episcopal Hospital. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cabeza accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alfredo Angel Pegoraro, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2877 Wellness Avenue
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Alfredo Pegoraro is an adult nephrology specialist. He attended National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Dr. Pegoraro accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gout

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory L Ortega, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Ortega is a hematologist and oncologist in Orange City, FL, Sanford, FL, and Deland, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Ortega average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Dr. Ortega attended medical school at National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Santosh Mohandas Nair, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Santosh Nair is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Nair accepts 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 SUNY Upstate Medical University, Dr. Nair attended medical school at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute and the University of Madras. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pontenciano Divino Gonzales Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
62 Spring Vista Drive
Debary, FL
 

Dr. Pontenciano Gonzales is a family medicine practitioner in Debary, FL. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gonzales honors. Dr. Gonzales is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Gonzales (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Cystic Fibrosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
809 Deltona Boulevard; Suite A
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Sadrunnisa Hameedi is a Deltona, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze. Dr. Hameedi is a graduate of Dow Medical College. Dr. Hameedi's training includes residency programs at Mount Vernon Hospital and Jersey City Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, osteoarthritis

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Asthma, Osteoarthritis

Dr. Gizelle M Mery, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Gizelle Mery is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Mery honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, she performed her residency at Winthrop University Hospital. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Mery is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Rheumatology
70 Fox Ridge; Suite B
Debary, FL
 

Dr. Sanjiv Kapil practices rheumatology (arthritis & autoimmune diseases) in Lake Mary, FL and Debary, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Kapil a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Kapil trained at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. Dr. Kapil is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Dermatomyositis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Dr. Shakeela A Tawwab, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
780 Deltona Boulevard
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Shakeela Tawwab works as a gynecologic oncologist in Deltona, FL. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tawwab 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. She attended Gandhi Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cervicitis, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Menstrual Migraine, HPV, Sickle Cell Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Seema Harichand-Herdt, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Seema Harichand's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Harichand accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Kaposi's Sarcoma, Sickle Cell Disease, Liver Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Soft Tissue ... (Read more)

Dr. Vinny Manjaly Varghese, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2720 Rebecca Lane; 2
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Vinny Varghese's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Varghese is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Varghese takes. Before completing his residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Dr. Varghese attended medical school at St. John's Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
955 Town Center Drive; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Godson Oguchi is an adult infectious disease specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Oguchi is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteomyelitis

All Interests: Cellulitis, Wound Infection, Osteomyelitis, Antibiotics, Lyme Disease, Hepatitis C, Endocarditis, ... (Read more)

Joseph Francis Thomas
Specializes in Podiatry
602 Deltona Boulevard
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Thomas' area of specialization is podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , foot fracture

All Interests: Plantar Fasciitis, Hammer Toe, Bunions, Foot Fracture

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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.