We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists near Tampa, FL.
Dr. H. Sagi works as an orthopedic traumatologist. His clinical interests encompass fractures (broken bones) and trauma. Dr. Sagi accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. After completing medical school at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine.
Clinical interests: Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Trauma
Dr. John Chan is a specialist in orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine. He works in Lutz, FL and Tampa, FL. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Chan's areas of expertise include knee problems, radial keratotomy, and hip problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Chan is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.
Clinical interests: Radial Keratotomy, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Bone ... (Read more)
Dr. Daniel Chan's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Chan is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.
Dr. Hassan Mir is a specialist in orthopedic trauma. Dr. Mir (or staff) speaks Urdu and Punjabi. Dr. Mir is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee, Dr. Mir attended West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Mir 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.
Dr. David Watson is an orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. Dr. Watson is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Problems
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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.