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We found 80 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana near Glen Ellyn, IL.

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Transam Plaza; Suite 460
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL. In addition to English, Dr. Papierski (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Papierski attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Papierski is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Work Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John F Sarwark, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. John Sarwark is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests encompass scoliosis, musculoskeletal surgery, and spina bifida. Dr. Sarwark is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sarwark completed a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Sarwark average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Unfortunately, Dr. Sarwark is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Fractures, Sports Injuries, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Spina Bifida, Trauma

Dr. Michael Stephen Bednar, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Oakbrook Terrace Medical Center; 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Bednar's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: spinal cord injuries, hand problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. Dr. Bednar is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry HSA, Humana HMO, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Bednar attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injuries, Hand Problems, Rehabilitation

Dr. Michael David Stover, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Stover is a specialist in orthopedic trauma. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. Stover's clinical interests: hip replacement, hip revision, and hip dysplasia. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace North. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Stover attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Pelvic Fracture, Hip Fracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Hip Revision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Erik Charles Bennett King, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Erik King is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in scoliosis, cancer, and surgical procedures. Dr. King's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. King attended Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Clubfoot, Hand Problems, Trauma

Dr. Nickolas G Garbis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Nickolas Garbis, who practices in Hines, IL, Maywood, IL, and Burr Ridge, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Garbis (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. These areas are among his clinical interests: sports health, shoulder problems, and elbow problems. His professional affiliations include Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Garbis honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Wayne Gregory Paprosky, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Wayne Paprosky's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Paprosky is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Paprosky (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Russian. Dr. Paprosky is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Revision Arthroplasty, Knee Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. William Robert Ii Sterba II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. William Sterba is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Sterba obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthritis, Joint Reconstruction, Hip Problems, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Michelle Lee Sagan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Sagan is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Winfield, IL, Chicago, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. She has indicated that her clinical interests include scoliosis and musculoskeletal surgery. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sagan's education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Fractures, Knee Problems, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Limb ... (Read more)

Dr. Kamal N Ibrahim, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
1s224 Summit Avenue; Suite 203
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Kamal Ibrahim is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and spine surgery. Dr. Ibrahim (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. These areas are among Dr. Ibrahim's clinical interests: scoliosis, foot problems, and spine surgery procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Ibrahim trained at The Hospital for Sick Children, a hospital affiliated with McGill University, and a hospital affiliated with McMaster University. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ibrahim at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ibrahim honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Cerebral Palsy, Spine Surgery Procedures, Foot Problems, Trauma

Dr. Taruna Jethanand Madhav Crawford, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Transam Plaza Drive; Suite 460
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Taruna Madhav-Crawford is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She works in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Schaumburg, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Madhav-Crawford include shoulder surgery, wrist surgery, and hand surgery procedures. Dr. Madhav-Crawford accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati for residency. Dr. Madhav-Crawford (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Hindi. Dr. Madhav-Crawford is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hand Surgery Procedures

Dr. Richard Lawrence Makowiec, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Richard Makowiec is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Warrenville, IL and Naperville, IL. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Before performing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Makowiec attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Dr. Makowiec is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Endoscopic Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Tennis Elbow, Arthritis, Hand ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Alan Baker, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
327 Gundersen Drive; Suite A
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Baker works as an orthopedist in Carol Stream, IL and Naperville, IL. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, HFN, and more. Dr. Baker is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction

Dr. Rebecca Lynn Carl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Carl is an orthopedist and pediatric sports medicine specialist in Glenbrook, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Chicago, IL. Her clinical interests encompass sports health. Dr. Carl's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients. Dr. Carl is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Her training includes a residency program at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Grayhack, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. John Grayhack is a physician who specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Grayhack's clinical interests: scoliosis, surgical procedures, and musculoskeletal problems. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Grayhack honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Limb Lengthening, Sports Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Lloyd Welch, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1100 W. 31st Street; Suite 300
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Robert Welch's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Welch is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Welch attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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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.