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We found 48 orthopedic surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO near Schaumburg, IL.

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2000 E. Algonquin Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Papierski's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Papierski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Papierski (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Papierski's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Michelle Lee Sagan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
880 W. Central
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Sagan sees patients in Chicago, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, and Heights, IL. Her medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then she performed her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Sagan's areas of expertise include the following: scoliosis and musculoskeletal surgery. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sagan honors. 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. Dr. Sagan 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. Tom A Karnezis, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 740
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Tom Karnezis works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Karnezis (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Greek, and Russian. His clinical interests include hip surgery, hammer toe, and microvascular surgery. Dr. Karnezis is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a graduate of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's residency program. The average patient rating for Dr. Karnezis is 1.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Karnezis's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Hammer Toe, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Dr. Taruna Jethanand Madhav Crawford, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2000 East Algonquin Road; Suite 109
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Taruna Madhav-Crawford's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Madhav-Crawford's areas of clinical interest consist of shoulder surgery, wrist surgery, and hand surgery procedures. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Madhav-Crawford (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Polish, and Hindi. Her professional affiliations include 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 Seth Rabinowitz, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, 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. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 101
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Hoffman Estates, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Calumet Park, IL. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Patari accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He obtained his medical school training at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Patari's professional affiliations include 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)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
901 Biesterfield Road; Suite 300
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Montella specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Montella include laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and knee arthroscopy. Dr. Montella is rated highly by his patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Montella honors. Dr. Montella is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Duke University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Kyphoplasty, Anterior Cervical Fusion, Posterior ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl N Graf III, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 West Golf Road; Suite 101
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Carl Graf works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: cervical (neck) spine problems, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and degenerative disc disease. Dr. Graf has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Graf speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Revision Surgery, Scoliosis, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Aaron Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 W Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Bernstein is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: hand problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and wrist arthroscopy. Dr. Bernstein takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Bernstein attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Nelson Drake, DO
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Spine Surgery
2300 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Drake is a spine surgeon and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Drake's areas of expertise include the following: shoulder surgery and spine surgery procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Drake attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Botsford Hospital for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Surgery Procedures

Dr. Russell Geoffrey Benuck, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Russell Benuck works as an orthopedic surgeon in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and more. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Benuck completed his residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Dr. Daniel Thomas Kuesis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Kuesis' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Kuesis is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Kuesis is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Partial Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Anubhav Jagadish practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Jagadish performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Dr. Raymond Joseph Metz Jr., MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Raymond Metz is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Metz's areas of expertise include the following: wrist replacement, upper extremity problems, and finger joint replacement. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Metz is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Wrist Replacement, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Peripheral Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Sheryl Lynn Lipnick, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1585 N. Barrington Road, Suite 101; Drives Building 2
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sheryl Lipnick is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Lipnick include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Lipnick's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Clinical interests: Heel Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Partial Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Babak S Lami, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 West Golf Road; Suite 101
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Babak Lami sees patients in Schaumburg, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. His medical specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include discectomy (disc removal surgery), cervical (neck) medial branch block, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Lami's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. Dr. Lami takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Viant. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Disc Replacement, Herniated Disc, Complex Spine Surgery, Complex Spinal Instrumentation, ... (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.