We found 8 orthopedic surgeons who accept BlueSelect All Copay 1535 near Port Saint Lucie, FL.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7710 S Us Hwy 1
Port Saint Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Norman Palmeri sees patients in Port Saint Lucie, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Palmeri graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Palmeri's training includes a residency program at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7710 South Us Highway 1
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Lugo is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Lugo is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1903 Se Port St Lucie Boulevard
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. John Baker practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Baker (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Baker attended Tulane University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider 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
7710 S Us Hwy 1
Port Saint Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Edward Rossario is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Port Saint Lucie, FL and Stuart, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Rossario's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7710 S Us Highway 1
Port Saint Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Gerald Shute's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Shute takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7710 S Us Highway 1
Port Saint Lucie, FL
 

Dr. John Hruska is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He studied medicine at New York Medical College. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hruska accepts.

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
621 Se Port St Lucie Boulevard
Port Saint Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Pierre Girard's specialties are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Girard takes.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7710 South Us Hwy 1
Port Saint Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Aron Trocchia's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, 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.

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