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We found 7 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Ocala, FL.

Dr. Thomas William Wright Jr., MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2300 Se 17th Street; Suite 500
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Wright is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, elbow pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). Dr. Wright honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wright studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA); Dean's List All Quarters of Attendance in College; and Phi Sigma (Biology Honor Society).

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Clinical interests: Elbow Pain, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Bradford Duke, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2300 Se 17th Street; Suite 500
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. James Duke's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Duke include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Duke attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Shands at the University of Florida. He is accepting new patients.

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

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2651 Sw 32nd Place
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Robert Brill's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brill takes. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Brill performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia.

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Dr. Derek James Farr, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2640 Sw 32nd Place
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Derek Farr is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Ocala, FL. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2640 Sw 32nd Place
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Nirav Gupta works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Gupta 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 studied medicine at Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2965 Se 3rd Court
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Troy Lowell is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Lowell attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1015 Se 17th Street; #100
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Odest Cannon is an orthopedic surgeon in Ocala, FL. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Cannon average 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cannon takes.

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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.