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We found 7 orthopedic surgeons who accept MyBlue Silver 1603 near Naples, FL.

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

Dr. Philip Regala is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Naples, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Regala honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Jon Sebastian Dounchis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
130 Tamiami Trail N; Suite 220
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Jon Dounchis is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Dounchis's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He 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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Dr. Henry Kurtis Biggs, DO
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
1250 Pine Ridge Road; Suite 203
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Henry Biggs works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Biggs attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital for residency.

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

Dr. Thomas Parent is a Naples, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Parent accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at 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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Wallace is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

Dr. Leslie Schultzel is a pediatric orthopedist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

Dr. Howard Kapp specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Kapp is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.