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We found 8 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Griffin, GA.

Dr. Mark James Albritton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
665 South Eighth Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. Mark Albritton is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in McDonough, GA, Fayetteville, GA, and Griffin, GA. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Albritton include knee problems, sports health, and shoulder problems. He is professionally affiliated with Piedmont Henry Hospital, Spalding Regional Hospital, and Resurgens Orthopaedics. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Albritton's office for an appointment. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Albritton attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He has received the distinction of Medical Director- Orthopaedic South Surgery Center.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Alexander Bruce Reid, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
717 S 8th Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. Alexander Reid specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital. He graduated from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Reid honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and more.

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Dr. John Steven Andrachuk, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
665 South Eighth Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. John Andrachuk, who practices in Griffin, GA, McDonough, GA, and Morrow, GA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, hip arthroscopy, and general orthopedics. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Andrachuk accepts. Before completing his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Andrachuk attended medical school at Flinders University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: American Sports Medicine Institute Clinical Research Award. Dr. Andrachuk is affiliated with Piedmont Henry Hospital, Spalding Regional Hospital, and Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gary Wayne Stewart, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
665 South Eighth Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. Gary Stewart is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in McDonough, GA, Fayetteville, GA, and Griffin, GA. Dr. Stewart has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and general orthopedics. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. Dr. Stewart's professional affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital, Piedmont Henry Hospital, and Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems

Dr. Charles Thomas Hopkins Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
717 S 8th Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. Charles Hopkins practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hopkins is 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hopkins is professionally affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO. Dr. Hopkins graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Dr. David A Goodman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
665 South Eighth Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. David Goodman is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Goodman include knee problems, sports health, and total joint replacement. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Goodman is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Goodman include: Board of Executives, Joseph Sams School; Team Physician- Starr's Mill High School, Fayetteville, GA; and Section Chief, Orthopaedics, Fayette Community Hospital. Dr. Goodman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital, Piedmont Henry Hospital, and Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Knee Problems, Total Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Antenor Velazco, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
670 South 8th Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. Antenor Velazco's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Velazco honors Coventry, Viant, and SouthCare, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at National University of San Marcos. For his residency, Dr. Velazco trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital, Emory Healthcare, and Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC).

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Dr. Radhakrishnan V Nair, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
670 South 8th Street
Griffin, GA
 

Dr. Radhakrishn Nair is an orthopedist in Griffin, GA and Riverdale, GA. Dr. Nair has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. He trained at St. Alexis Hospital, Cleveland for residency. He is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital, Emory Healthcare, and WellStar.

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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.