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We found 12 orthopedic surgeons who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1423 near Naples, FL.

Dr. Herbert Stelwyn Gates III, Jr., MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
681 Goodlette Road N; Suite 220
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Herbert Gates is a specialist in hand surgery, obstetrics & gynecology, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Naples, FL. Dr. Gates attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. His residency was performed at Duke University Medical Center. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gates is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Steven Scott Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Physicians Regional Medical Center - Pine Ridge; 6101 Pine Ridge Road 3rd Floor
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Steven Goldberg's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Goldberg at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Goldberg's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Goldberg is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Michael Terrence Havig, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1350 Tamiami Trail N; Suite 202
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Michael Havig specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Naples, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and osteoporosis. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Havig's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1350 Tamiami Trail N; #203
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Philip Regala's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Regala graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received a 1.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
130 Tamiami Trail N; Suite 220
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Jon Dounchis' area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Dounchis a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
1250 Pine Ridge Road; Suite 203
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Henry Biggs specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Naples, FL. He attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital for residency. Dr. Biggs is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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.

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
730 Goodlette Road N; #201
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Leon Mead's areas of specialization are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mead honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6101 Pineridge Road; Desk 12
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Chirag Patel specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Patel takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Patel trained at Stanford University Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 8th Street N
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Parent's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating 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. Parent takes. Dr. Parent graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Clinical 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
1250 Pine Ridge Road; Suite 203
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Brian Wallace is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Naples, FL. He attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Wallace 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.

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 8th Street N
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Leslie Schultzel is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schultzel honors.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
130 Tamiami Trail North; Suite 220
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Howard Kapp's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kapp's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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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.