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We found 10 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Albany, GA.

Dr. David Peter Antekeier, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. David Antekeier is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Antekeier accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Antekeier is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Leo Meehan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Peter Meehan practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Meehan is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a graduate of Atlanta Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Meehan is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Albert Martin Pendleton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Albert Pendleton is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, GA, Stockbridge, GA, and Albany, GA. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pendleton takes. He studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Pendleton's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Jeffrey John Kovacic, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kovacic's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kovacic's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Kovacic studied medicine at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Cleveland Clinic.

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Dr. Timothy S Oswald, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Timothy Oswald specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Atlanta, GA, Kennesaw, GA, and Lawrenceville, GA. Dr. Oswald (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and German. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Oswald has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Joseph Daniel Stone, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Joseph Stone specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Atlanta, GA, Stockbridge, GA, and Albany, GA. Dr. Stone takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Sayan De, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Sayan De is a physician who specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. De's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. His education and training includes medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Justin Ronald Kunes, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Justin Kunes works as a pediatric orthopedist. Dr. Kunes is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He is conversant in French. Dr. Kunes's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Gilbert Shawn Duxbury, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. Gilbert Duxbury is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Duxbury is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and residency at Atlanta Medical Center. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Elbert William Schmitt Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2709 Meredyth Drive; Suite 450
Albany, GA
 

Dr. E. Schmitt, who practices in Atlanta, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, and Stockbridge, GA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schmitt has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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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.