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We found 3 orthopedic surgeons who accept Medicaid near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7305 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bela Lang, who practices in Riviera Beach, FL and West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lang accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Lang attended medical school at Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Cme Award. Dr. Lang (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hungarian, Spanish, and German. Dr. Lang is professionally affiliated with West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.

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Dr. John Louis Randazzo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4440 Beacon Circle; Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. John Randazzo practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Randazzo attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College for residency. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Baptist Outpatient Services.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7305 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Remer's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Remer takes. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Remer (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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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.