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We found 14 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Platinum EPO near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Brian Leo's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include steroid injections, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. Dr. Leo is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Dr. Leo has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Award and Golden Key National Honor Society Blue Key Leadership Honorary National Dean's List.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. John O'Connell is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and sports medicine specialist in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. O'Connell has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: leg pain, sports health, and hip pain. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. O'Connell honors. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. O'Connell completed a residency program at Temple University Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, arthritis, spinal fracture, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery Florida; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wpb
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Evan Peck, who practices in West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Peck include steroid injections, leg pain, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Dr. Peck is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Peck is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, hand fracture, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Hand Fracture, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Joseph Gilot, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery Florida; Department Chair, Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Gilot's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gilot include general orthopedics, arthroplasty, and clinical trials. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gilot takes. He studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University Medical Center, Lafayette. Dr. Gilot has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Gilot (or staff) speaks French and Haitian Creole. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, ACL Injury, Shoulder Revision, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Steven Feldman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Other
901 45th Street; Kimmel Building
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Feldman practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Feldman studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases for residency. His areas of expertise include hip dislocation, hip arthroscopy, and foot surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Feldman takes. Dr. Feldman has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Feldman (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Feldman's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Foot Surgery, Spina Bifida, Scoliosis, Bone Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Juan Suarez practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Suarez speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Suarez include hip replacement, knee arthroscopy, and knee injury. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Suarez has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, bone problems, joint problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hip Revision, Bone Problems, Total Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. John Donohue is a physician who specializes in adult rheumatology. Dr. Donohue attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Donohue include knee injury, musculoskeletal pain, and joint injections. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Donohue takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, tendonitis

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Joint Aspiration, Arthritis, Knee Injury, Tendonitis, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruno R Bastos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bruno Bastos specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Bastos has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bastos include bladder cancer, cancer supportive care, and cancer screening. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Bastos attended medical school at Federal University of Bahia. For his residency, Dr. Bastos trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Amgen Young Investigator Forum Award and National Lung Cancer Partnership Travel Award. Dr. Bastos (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Blood Tests, Research, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Preetesh Patel specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Patel trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for his residency. His clinical interests include hip replacement, knee injury, and hip revision. The average patient rating for Dr. Patel is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, arthritis, bone problems, joint problems

All Interests: Bursitis, Hip Revision, Bone Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Revision, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce A Champagne, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Florida
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Champagne works as a general internist. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include cancer screening, depression, and adolescent issues. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Champagne honors. Before completing his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, Dr. Champagne attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Champagne (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, bursitis, arthritis, bone problems

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Restless Leg Syndrome, Men's Health Issues, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
Family Medicine Florida; Associate Staff, Florida, West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Dana Jacobs' medical specialty is family medicine. Her areas of expertise include breast pain, acne, and type 2 diabetes. Dr. Jacobs has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She 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. Jacobs is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, arthritis, sprains, gout, tendonitis

All Interests: Warts, Breast Pain, Immunization, Bursitis, Cellulitis, Contraception, Plantar Warts, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Solid Tumor Oncology; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Timmy Nguyen sees patients in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nguyen include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and cancer supportive care. The average patient rating for Dr. Nguyen is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Flinders University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Nguyen speaks Vietnamese. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Blood Tests, Urologic Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent Allen Fowble, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1411 N Flagler Drive; Suite 9800
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Vincent Fowble is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fowble takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fowble studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
901 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Craig Robbins' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He 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. Robbins welcomes new patients. Dr. Robbins studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Robbins trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Leg ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.