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

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

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Rabinowitz include cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency 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, Disc ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jason Rotstein's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Rotstein include sports health. Dr. Rotstein is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

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

Dr. Mark Yaffe, who practices in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include upper extremity problems, wrist replacement, and wrist arthroscopy. Dr. Yaffe is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Yaffe's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yaffe takes.

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

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

Dr. James Hill is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Hill is 4.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Hill's practice, he is particularly interested in shoulder problems and elbow problems. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Hill is in-network 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.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems

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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.