We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Silver HMO near Champaign, IL.
Dr. Chris Dangles is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dangles's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Dangles honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Dangles attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.
Clinical interests: Tumor, Hip Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)
Dr. Jesse Butler's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: microsurgery and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Butler is affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Butler performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.
Clinical interests: Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Jonathan Swindle is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma and trauma surgery. Dr. Swindle accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Denis Williams is a Champaign, IL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and 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.