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We found 8 orthopedic surgeons who accept Cigna near Buffalo Grove, IL.

Dr. Mark T Nolden, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
225 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Mark Nolden works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Chicago, IL, Skokie, IL, and Vernon Hills, IL. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include back pain, laminectomy, and spine reconstruction. Dr. Nolden is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Nolden is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Disc Replacement, Spine Reconstruction, Laminectomy, Discectomy, Cervical Spine Problems, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Rebecca Lynn Carl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2150 Pfingsten Road
Glenbrook, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Carl's specialties are pediatric sports medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Carl include sports health. She takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Aloysius Janicki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Outpatient Center In Lake Forest; 900 N. Westmoreland
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Janicki is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. In his practice, Dr. Janicki focuses on scoliosis and musculoskeletal surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Janicki attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Janicki has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Foot ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 Busch Parkway; Suite 115
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Peter Hoepfner, who practices in Grayslake, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hoepfner has a special interest in wrist surgery, hand surgery procedures, and trauma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. Dr. Hoepfner has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Surgery, Occupational Health Issues, Elbow Surgery, Upper Extremity Surgery, Hand Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Lewis Rotstein, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Jason Rotstein works as an orthopedist in Schaumburg, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, and Elk Grove Village, IL. He has a special interest in sports health. Dr. Rotstein is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Rotstein attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 Busch Parkway; Suite 115
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Peter Thadani sees patients in Libertyville, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, and Grayslake, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Thadani is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee problems, minimally invasive surgery, and revision arthroplasty (joint revision). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. Dr. Thadani is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Revision Arthroplasty, Knee Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1253 South Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. James Hill's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hill's areas of expertise consist of shoulder problems and elbow problems. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Hill is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
125 East Lake Cook Road; Suite 226
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. John Stamelos specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Buffalo Grove, IL. His areas of expertise include spinal trauma, spinal pain, and neck pain. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Stamelos attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Stamelos honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and CIGNA Plans. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Neck Pain, Occupational Health Issues, Spinal Pain, Fractures, Knee ... (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.