We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept ppoNEXT EPO near Buffalo Grove, IL.

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Dr. Richard Seth Rabinowitz, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz, who practices in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. The average patient rating for Dr. Rabinowitz is 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rabinowitz takes. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Rabinowitz's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Cervical Laminectomy, Kyphoplasty, Artificial Disc ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jason Rotstein's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Rotstein completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rotstein include sports health. Dr. Rotstein honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

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

Dr. James Hill is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise consist of shoulder problems and elbow problems. Dr. Hill is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). His education and training includes medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hill accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems

Dr. Mark Aaron Yaffe, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Mark Yaffe works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Yaffe attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Yaffe's clinical interests: upper extremity problems, wrist replacement, and wrist arthroscopy. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Finger Joint Replacement, Basal Joint Arthroplasty, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (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.

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