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We found 8 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Gold 2250/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 works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Albritton include knee problems, sports health, and shoulder problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Albritton is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Duke University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Medical Director- Orthopaedic South Surgery Center. He is affiliated with Piedmont Henry Hospital, Spalding Regional Hospital, and Resurgens Orthopaedics. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Albritton's office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. John Andrachuk is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests include knee problems, hip arthroscopy, and general orthopedics. Dr. Andrachuk is professionally affiliated with Piedmont Henry Hospital, Spalding Regional Hospital, and Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Andrachuk accepts. He obtained his medical school training at Flinders University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Andrachuk has received professional recognition including the following: American Sports Medicine Institute Clinical Research Award.

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

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

Dr. Alexander Reid is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Griffin, GA. He is a graduate of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Reid is professionally affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital.

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

Dr. Antenor Velazco's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending National University of San Marcos for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Velazco is in-network for Coventry, Viant, and SouthCare, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital, Emory Healthcare, and Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC).

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

Dr. Gary Stewart is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stewart include knee problems, foot problems, and general orthopedics. His professional affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital, Piedmont Henry Hospital, and Piedmont Fayette Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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

Dr. Radhakrishn Nair's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Nair is rated highly by his patients. His professional affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital, Emory Healthcare, and WellStar. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at St. Alexis Hospital, Cleveland, Dr. Nair attended medical school at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.

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

Dr. Charles Hopkins, who practices in Griffin, GA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Hopkins's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO. Dr. Hopkins is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital.

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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 an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. These areas are among Dr. Goodman's clinical interests: knee problems, sports health, and total joint replacement. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goodman takes. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Goodman has received the following distinctions: Board of Executives, Joseph Sams School; Team Physician- Starr's Mill High School, Fayetteville, GA; and Section Chief, Orthopaedics, Fayette Community Hospital. His 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)

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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.