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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Silver HMO near Champaign, IL.

Dr. Christopher John Dangles, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
602 W University Avenue
Urbana, IL
 

Dr. Chris Dangles is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Urbana, IL and Bloomington, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Dangles include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Dangles is affiliated with OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Dangles welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Hip Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1806 N Market Street
Champaign, IL
 

Dr. Jesse Butler's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Butler an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: microsurgery and reconstructive surgery. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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Clinical interests: Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Trauma Surgery
1802 S. Mattis Avenue
Champaign, IL
 

Dr. Jonathan Swindle is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma and trauma surgery. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Swindle graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2110 Fox Drive
Champaign, IL
 

Dr. Denis Williams, who practices in Champaign, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.