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

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

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz is a spine surgeon and orthopedist. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Rabinowitz include cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. Dr. Rabinowitz is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. 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.

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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. His clinical interests include sports health. Dr. Rotstein accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

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

Dr. James Hill is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University, Dr. Hill attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hill include shoulder problems and elbow problems. Dr. Hill's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Hill is professionally affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center.

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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. His areas of expertise include upper extremity problems, wrist replacement, and finger joint replacement. Dr. Yaffe is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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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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