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We found 52 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Premier near Harahan, LA.

Dr. James Toliver Bennett, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4770 S I 10 Service Road W; Suite 110
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. J. Bennett's areas of specialization are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, and sports medicine. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). He has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Bennett is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Bennett has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Bennett (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center and Lakeview Regional Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Frank Chimento, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. George Chimento specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Chimento's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Chimento attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Chimento has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Edward Paul Southern, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
 

Dr. Edward Southern is a Sterling, CO physician who specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and spine surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He obtained his medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. Dr. Southern (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and German. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Health Clinic. Dr. Southern is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Lower Back Problems

Dr. James Frederick Mautner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Jim Mautner is an orthopedic trauma specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Mautner attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Dr. John Lockwood Ochsner Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. J. Ochsner works as an orthopedist in New Orleans, LA. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ochsner is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and a graduate of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center's residency program. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Ochsner is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

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Dr. Donald C Faust, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Donald Faust's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Patient reviews placed Dr. Faust at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Faust is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Deryk G Jones, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1221 S Clearview Parkway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Deryk Jones' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Jones has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jones include sports health. He is affiliated with Ochsner. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Stanford University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. Dr. Jones has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems

Dr. Michael Jesse Iv McNulty IV, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3800 Houma Boulevard; Suite 200
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Michael McNulty specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. On average, patients gave Dr. McNulty a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McNulty takes.

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Dr. Thomas Reed Lyons, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4921 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Thomas Lyons is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lyons's areas of expertise consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Tulane Medical Center. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Lyons has an open panel.

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

Dr. Paul Christopher Celestre, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Paul Celestre works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Celestre attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Charles G Haddad Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21 Doctors Row; 3939 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Charles Haddad works as an orthopedic surgeon in Metairie, LA, Luling, LA, and Destrehan, LA. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Haddad attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Atlanta Medical Center for residency. Dr. Haddad is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Louis Finstein, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3939 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Joseph Finstein is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Finstein takes. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3939 Houma Boulevard; Suite 21
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Sketchler's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and performed his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. These areas are among Dr. Sketchler's clinical interests: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sketchler is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Stuart Meyer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Mark Meyer's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Meyer is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Northeast Ohio Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Akron General Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Meyer is professionally affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

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Dr. Leslie Elaine Sisco-Wise, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Leslie Sisco-Wise works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist in New Orleans, LA. She is affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Sisco-Wise accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Her training includes a residency program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Dr. William Kenneth Accousti, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. William Accousti specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in New Orleans, LA and Lafayette, LA. On average, patients gave Dr. Accousti a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, Spinal Deformity Surgery, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Spine ... (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.