We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept ppoNEXT EPO near Buffalo Grove, IL.
Dr. Richard Rabinowitz works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. These areas are among his clinical interests: cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. Dr. Rabinowitz's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rabinowitz is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).
Clinical interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Cervical Laminectomy, Kyphoplasty, Disc ... (Read more)
Dr. Jason Rotstein is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rotstein include sports health. Dr. Rotstein is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. Dr. Rotstein is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).
Clinical interests: Sports Health
Dr. James Hill is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: shoulder problems and elbow problems. Dr. Hill is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Hill is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).
Clinical interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems
Dr. Mark Yaffe is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Yaffe include upper extremity problems, wrist replacement, and wrist arthroscopy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Yaffe performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).
Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Finger Joint Replacement, Basal Joint Arthroplasty, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)
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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.