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We found 9 pediatric orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Columbus, GA.

Dr. David Peter Antekeier, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. David Antekeier's specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Antekeier graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Antekeier is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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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
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Peter Meehan sees patients in Atlanta, GA, Roswell, GA, and Lawrenceville, GA. His medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Meehan studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Atlanta Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Albert Pendleton is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, GA, Stockbridge, GA, and Albany, GA. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Pendleton performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with 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
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kovacic's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Kovacic is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kovacic is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Kovacic attended medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Timothy S Oswald, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Timothy Oswald is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Oswald (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and German. Dr. Oswald is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Oswald trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for his residency. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Sayan De, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Sayan De practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Macon, GA, Columbus, GA, and Athens, GA. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. De accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, and WellStar Paulding Hospital.

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Dr. Joseph Daniel Stone, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Joseph Stone works as a pediatric orthopedist in Atlanta, GA, Stockbridge, GA, and Albany, GA. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Stone's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stone takes. Dr. Stone's professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Justin Ronald Kunes, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Justin Kunes works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, and Stockbridge, GA. Dr. Kunes speaks French. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. His education and training includes medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Kunes honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Gilbert Shawn Duxbury, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Gilbert Duxbury works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. After completing medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dr. Duxbury performed his residency at Atlanta Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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What is Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery?

Pediatric orthopedic surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on muscle, joint, and bone issues in children, from infants to teenagers. Because patients this age are still growing, bone and joint problems can be much more significant than they would be in an adult. Growing children also change quickly, and a pediatric orthopedic surgeon is able to tell the difference between a symptom that a child will grow out of, and something serious that should be corrected.

Some of the issues that a pediatric orthopedic surgeon might treat include:
  • Serious fractures
  • Limb and spine disorders, such as clubfoot or scoliosis
  • Uneven leg lengths
  • Infections and cancers of the bones or joints
  • Certain conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system in children, such as cerebral palsy

Besides a physical examination, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon often looks at X-rays and sometimes CT scans to determine a patient’s problem. Blood tests may also be ordered to check for any metabolic or nutritional deficiencies. Treatment depends on the disorder, but it may include surgery, manipulation, bracing, casting, or physical therapy.

When illness, injury, or disorders threaten children’s mobility, pediatric orthopedic surgeons work to give them a healthy and active future.