We found 7 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Ocala, FL.
Dr. Thomas Wright is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Gainesville, FL and Ocala, FL. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Wright attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. His clinical interests include carpal tunnel surgery, elbow pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wright accepts. He has received distinctions including Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA); Dean's List All Quarters of Attendance in College; and Phi Sigma (Biology Honor Society). Dr. Wright is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).
Clinical interests: Elbow Pain, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... (Read more)
Dr. James Duke's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Duke highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). 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. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Duke attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Shands at the University of Florida for residency.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)
Dr. Robert Brill is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Brill 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. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Derek Farr practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Farr attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Nirav Gupta's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gupta is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Troy Lowell is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lowell's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).
Dr. Odest Cannon specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Ocala, FL. Dr. Cannon is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.
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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.