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We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists near Tampa, FL.

Dr. John Chi-Ching Chan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2727 Dr Martin Luther King Boulevard; Suite 320
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. John Chan is an orthopedic traumatologist, orthopedic reconstructive surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include knee problems, radial keratotomy, and ankle problems. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Chan 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. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Chan attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Radial Keratotomy, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry Claude Sagi, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
5 Tampa General Circle; Suite 710
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. H. Sagi's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. His areas of clinical interest consist of fractures (broken bones) and trauma. Dr. Sagi is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Sagi trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa. Dr. Sagi is professionally affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Trauma

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
5 Tampa General Circle; #710
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Chan is an orthopedic trauma specialist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chan takes. Dr. Chan attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Dr. Hassan Riaz Mir, MBA, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
5 Tampa General Circle; Suite 710
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Hassan Mir is an orthopedic trauma specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Mir (or staff) speaks Urdu and Punjabi. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. He attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for residency. Dr. Mir accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. David Timothy Watson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
909 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Watson works as an orthopedic traumatologist and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He 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. Dr. Watson's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Problems

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.