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We found 94 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Lombard, IL.

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

Dr. Paul Papierski practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Schaumburg, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Dr. Papierski is rated highly by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Papierski include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Papierski is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. Dr. Papierski (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish.

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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
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. John Sarwark works as a pediatric orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Warrenville, IL. In his practice, Dr. Sarwark focuses on scoliosis, musculoskeletal surgery, and spina bifida. He is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Sarwark completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Sarwark is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sarwark honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Sarwark is closed to new patients at this time.

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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
1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Bednar works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Maywood, IL, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, and Burr Ridge, IL. These areas are among Dr. Bednar's clinical interests: spinal cord injuries, hand problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He honors Coventry, Coventry HSA, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Bednar trained at Hospital for Special Surgery. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Alpesh Ashwin Patel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1200 S York Road; #3100
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Alpesh Patel's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include spinal cord injuries, spinal trauma, and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Patel is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Herniated Disc, Lower Back Problems, Cervical Spine Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Erik Charles Bennett King, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Erik King's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He obtained his medical school training at Stanford University School of Medicine and performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His clinical interests include scoliosis, cancer, and surgical procedures. On average, patients gave Dr. King a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. King honors. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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

Dr. Michelle Lee Sagan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Sagan's specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. In her practice, she is particularly interested in scoliosis and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Sagan accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Sagan 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, she is not currently accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. Nickolas Garbis' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include sports health, shoulder problems, and elbow problems. Dr. Garbis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Garbis (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder ... (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 works as a pediatric orthopedist and spine surgeon. He attended medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. He trained at The Hospital for Sick Children, a hospital affiliated with McGill University, and a hospital affiliated with McMaster University for residency. Dr. Ibrahim's clinical interests include scoliosis, foot problems, and spine surgery procedures. On average, patients gave Dr. Ibrahim a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Ibrahim (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. Dr. Ibrahim's professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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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 practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Schaumburg, IL. These areas are among her clinical interests: shoulder surgery, wrist surgery, and hand surgery procedures. Dr. Madhav-Crawford is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Madhav-Crawford attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Madhav-Crawford (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Polish, and Hindi.

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

Dr. Rebecca Lynn Carl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Carl is an orthopedist and pediatric sports medicine specialist. Dr. Carl has a special interest in sports health. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then she performed her residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Kris John Alden, PhD, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1200 York Road
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Kris Alden is an orthopedic surgeon. His areas of expertise include knee problems, partial hip replacement (hip hemiarthroplasty), and joint pain. Patient ratings for Dr. Alden average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Bursitis, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Partial Hip Replacement, Joint Pain, Total Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Grayhack, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. John Grayhack practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Westchester, IL, Winfield, IL, and Chicago, IL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Grayhack has indicated that his clinical interests include scoliosis, surgical procedures, and musculoskeletal problems. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Grayhack is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Grayhack completed residency programs at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally 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 practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Welch is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
303 E Army Trail Road; #410b
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Calumet Park, IL. Patient ratings for Dr. Patari average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patari's clinical interests include heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Patari attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Clinical interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Lenard W La Belle, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
515 Thornhill Drive
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Lenard Labelle is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Warrenville, IL and Carol Stream, IL. Dr. Labelle is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Labelle's medical residency was performed at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction

Dr. Joseph Aloysius Janicki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Janicki's specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is especially interested in scoliosis and musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Janicki honors. He is not currently accepting new patients. Dr. Janicki attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Foot ... (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.