We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Humana HMO near New Orleans, LA.

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Dr. Peter Carl Krause, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T6-7; Department of Orthopaedics
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Peter Krause's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Krause is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Detroit Receiving Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Fractures, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Trauma

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

Dr. Jim Mautner's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Mautner performed his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mautner takes.

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Dr. Olivia C Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1542 Tulane Avene; T6-7
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Olivia Lee's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. She is affiliated with Touro Infirmary. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Lee attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. In addition to English, she speaks Mandarin.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Misty Suri, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
1414 Calhoun Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Misty Suri practices orthopedic trauma and sports medicine in New Orleans, LA and Harahan, LA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Suri attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Ochsner Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Paul Brendan Gladden, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1415 Tulane Avenue; 4th Floor
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Paul Gladden, who practices in New Orleans, LA, is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma. Dr. Gladden is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.

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