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We found 14 pediatric orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Roswell, GA.

Dr. Eric Duncan Shirley, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Eric Shirley is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He has indicated that his clinical interests include scoliosis, sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Shirley's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Dartmouth Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spinal Deformity

Dr. Melissa Ann Christino, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 Johnson Ferry Road; Suite 2
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Melissa Christino's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She attended medical school at New York Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Christino trained at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Christino accepts. Dr. Christino is professionally affiliated with Providence VA Medical Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Children's Hospital Boston. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Peter Leo Meehan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Peter Meehan's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Atlanta Medical Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Meehan at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Meehan takes. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. David Antekeier's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Antekeier is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Antekeier is professionally 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. Albert Martin Pendleton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Albert Pendleton is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Pendleton attended Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. 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
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kovacic is a pediatric orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. Kovacic takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Cleveland Clinic for residency.

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Dr. Timothy S Oswald, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Timothy Oswald works as a pediatric orthopedist. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Oswald's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. 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.

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Dr. Robert James Montero, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 Johnson Ferry Road; Suite 2
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Robert Montero is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Montero honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Montero is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Joseph Daniel Stone, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Joseph Stone specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Stone takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. 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
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Sayan De works as a pediatric orthopedist in Columbus, GA, Athens, GA, and Marietta, GA. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. De completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is professionally affiliated with 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
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Justin Kunes is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA, Braselton, GA, and Woodstock, GA. Dr. Kunes accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Northeast Ohio Medical University and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He speaks French. He is professionally affiliated with 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
11660 Alpharetta Highway; Suite 590
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Gilbert Duxbury is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Braselton, GA, Woodstock, GA, and Atlanta, GA. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Atlanta Medical Center for residency. Dr. Duxbury honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Joshua S Murphy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 Johnson Ferry Road; Suite 2
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Joshua Murphy sees patients in Atlanta, GA, Watkinsville, GA, and Marietta, GA. His medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Murphy is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jed R Axelrod, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 Johnson Ferry Road; Suite 2
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Jed Axelrod is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Axelrod honors.

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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.