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We found 16 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Premier near Snellville, GA.

Dr. Fred Daniel Koch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Medical Way; Suite 150
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. F. Koch's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Koch include general orthopedics, spine surgery procedures, and shoulder problems. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Koch completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Shoulder Problems, Spine Surgery Procedures

Dr. Sami Osman Khan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1700 Tree Lane Road; Suite 300
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Sami Khan is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khan include knee problems, knee replacement, and arthroscopic surgery. He is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Resurgens Orthopaedics. Dr. Khan graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Khan is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Chief of Orthopaedics, Emory Johns Creek Hospital; Associate Team Physician, New York Mets MLB; and Team Physician, Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Lawrence Alan Bircoll, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1600 Medical Way; Suite 150
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Lawrence Bircoll specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Decatur, GA and Snellville, GA. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Bircoll's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bircoll is professionally affiliated with Resurgens Orthopaedics.

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

Dr. Shaun Lowell Traub, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1600 Medical Way; Suite 150
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Shaun Traub is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Decatur, GA and Snellville, GA. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, hip arthroscopy, and general orthopedics. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Traub is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina for residency.

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

Dr. Phillip G Walton Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Medical Way; Suite 150
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Phillip Walton, who practices in Lawrenceville, GA and Snellville, GA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems, general orthopedics, and foot reconstruction. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Walton honors. Unfortunately, Dr. Walton is not currently accepting new patients. He graduated from Meharry Medical College and then he performed his residency at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Leo Meehan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Craig Mines works as an orthopedic surgeon. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Mines graduated from Albany Medical College.

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Dr. Albert Martin Pendleton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1553 Janmar Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Michael Smith's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Smith attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport for medical school. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Joseph Daniel Stone, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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
1800 Tree Lane; Suite 140
Snellville, 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.