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We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Thibodaux, LA.

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Dr. Neil James Maki, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
525 Saint Mary Street
Thibodaux, LA
 

Dr. Neil Maki is an orthopedist in Thibodaux, LA and Mary Thibodaux, LA. Dr. Maki is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maki include arthroscopic surgery. He is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maki accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Maki attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Jason Albert Higgins, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
604 N. Acadia Road; Suite 508
Thibodaux, LA
 

Dr. Jason Higgins' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Thibodaux, LA. Dr. Higgins studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. John Christian Hildenbrand IV, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 N Acadia Road; Suite 508
Thibodaux, LA
 

Dr. John Hildenbrand specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Hildenbrand is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Richard A Morvant Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
806 Bayou Lane
Thibodaux, LA
 

Dr. Richard Morvant is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Morvant honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is professionally affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. David Wadie Elias, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
604 N Acadia Road; Suite 508
Thibodaux, LA
 

Dr. David Elias is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Thibodaux, LA. Dr. Elias is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Patrick Roan Ellender, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Po Box 28
Thibodaux, LA
 

Dr. Patrick Ellender's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ellender is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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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.