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We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Marc Lee Ebersberger Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
4701 North Federal Highway; Suite A-39
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Marc Ebersberger's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Ebersberger is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ebersberger honors. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and St. George's University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Ebersberger speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Ulises Militano works as an orthopedic trauma specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Miami, FL, and Orange Park, FL. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Militano graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Staten Island University Hospital - South and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Spine Surgery, Other
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Juan Raposo is a specialist in orthopedic trauma and spine surgery. He works in Hudson, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Miami, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. In Dr. Raposo's practice, he is particularly interested in hip replacement, knee replacement, and lumbar laminectomy. He is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center. After attending the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Lumbar Laminectomy, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems, Spinal Stenosis, Hip ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 610
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Quinnan is an orthopedic traumatologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Quinnan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1330 Se 4th Avenue; Suite J
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Sein Lwin's specialty is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Lwin 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. He is a graduate of International. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.