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We found 14 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions All Copay near Hollywood, FL.

Dr. Brad Kenneth Cohen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
20601 E Dixie Highway; Suite 330
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Brad Cohen practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Cohen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Cohen attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He 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. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cohen's office for an appointment.

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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)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4701 Meridian Avenue; Adams Building #601, Miami Beach, Floor 33140 20601 E. Dixie Highwa.
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Jerry Sher specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Aventura, FL and North Miami, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sher accepts. He graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sher completed a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Sher speaks Spanish. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Oksana Buttita
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2500 E Hallandale Beach Boulevard; Suite 203
Hallandale Beach, FL
 

Dr. Oksana Buttita's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; she sees patients in Hallandale, FL and Hallendale Beach, FL. She speaks Russian. Her clinical interests include diabetic foot ulcers, hammer toe, and heel pain. Dr. Buttita is affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Buttita takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, osteoarthritis, tendonitis

All Interests: Bunionette, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Plantar Fasciitis, Tendonitis, Achilles Tendon Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Bayon Chan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1150 N. 35th Avenue; Suite 130
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Chan, who practices in Hollywood, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma. He takes 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 Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Chan attended the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Chan's distinctions include: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, University of Michigan Medical School; Golden Key National Honor Society, Cornell University; and Ho Nun De Kah Honor Society, Cornell University. Dr. Chan is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , acetabular fracture

All Interests: Acetabular Fracture

Dr. Steven Gorin, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21097 Ne 27th Court; Suite 350
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Steven Gorin is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Aventura, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Gorin include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gorin accepts. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Gorin studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1150 N 35 Avenue; Suite 130
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. John Lee is a specialist in orthopedic trauma. He works in Hollywood, FL. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Clinical interests for Dr. Lee include fractures (broken bones) and trauma. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3127 W Hallandale Beach Boulevard; Suite 102
Hallandale Beach, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Appel practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Appel is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital. After attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, and St. George's University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Rhode Island Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Freundlich, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
3341 Johnson Street
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Michael Freundlich practices pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). His areas of expertise consist of osteoporosis, hypertension (high blood pressure), and kidney problems. Dr. Freundlich 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. Before completing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Soroka Medical Center, Dr. Freundlich attended medical school at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Freundlich (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German. He is professionally affiliated with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Kidney Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
20295 Ne 29th Place; #300
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Jon Donshik works as an orthopedic surgeon. On average, patients gave Dr. Donshik a rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy Frank is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, pain, and sports health. Dr. Frank is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He 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. Dr. Frank attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Clinical Honors in Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery; Phi Beta Kappa; and Summa Cum Laude equivalent (GPA 4.0/4.0), University of Texas at Austin. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Thesselon Warren Monderson, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21000 Ne 28th Avenue; Suite 200
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Thesselon Monderson works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Miramar, FL. Dr. Monderson has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Hospital West. 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. Monderson is accepting new patients. He graduated from Howard University College of Medicine. He trained at Howard University Hospital for his residency. Dr. Monderson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Randolph Cohen, who practices in Hollywood, FL, Coral Springs, FL, and Boca Raton, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. 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. Dr. Cohen has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Avi Chanan Baitner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
20295 Ne 29 Place; #300
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Avi Baitner is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. 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. Baitner is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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

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

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Specializes in Chiropractic
5745 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jacqueline Valcourt practices chiropractic in Hollywood, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), trigger point therapy, and rehabilitation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Valcourt takes.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Soft Tissue Problems, Trigger Point Therapy, Temporomandibular Joint ... (Read more)

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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.