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We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare near Key West, FL.

Dr. Robert Dewey Loeffler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1111 12th Street; Suite 201
Key West, FL
 

Dr. Robert Loeffler is an orthopedist in Key West, FL. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Loeffler trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for his residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and BlueOptions, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Loeffler is conversant in French. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald Pierrepont Harrell, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1111 12th Street; Suite 109
Key West, FL
 

Dr. Donald Harrell is a Key West, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Areas of expertise for Dr. Harrell include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. His average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Harrell accepts. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3428 N Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL
 

Dr. Robert Catana specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Key West, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Catana attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3428 N Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL
 

Dr. David Perry is an orthopedic trauma specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA. Dr. Perry graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1111 12th Street; Suite 212
Key West, FL
 

Dr. Robin Lockwood is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He takes United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and more.

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.