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We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept OSW - Connecticut near Boston, MA.

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Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
55 Fruit Street; Yaw 3920 Orthopaedic Associates
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Francis Hornicek's specialties are oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hornicek's areas of expertise consist of metabolic bone disease and bone infection. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boston Super Doctors; Society of Sigma Xi; and Who's Who in Science & Engineering, Univ. He is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Hornicek has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Bone Infection

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
37 Chestnut Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Joseph Schwab is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Schwab attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schwab include scoliosis, spine tumor, and lumbar stenosis. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Schwab's hospital/clinic affiliations include Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Herniated Disc, Lumbar Stenosis, Spine Tumor, Spine Problems, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - Musculoskeletal Oncology; Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center 3b
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Santiago Lozano Calderon practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a special interest in metabolic bone disease, benign soft tissue tumor, and sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer). Dr. Lozano Calderon is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Lozano Calderon attended Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program and Westchester Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Partners in Excellence, Quality in Treatment and Service. Dr. Lozano Calderon speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Benign Soft Tissue Tumor, Sarcoma, Bone Infection, Multiple Myeloma

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Neal Chen practices hand surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine in Boston, MA. These areas are among his clinical interests: arm fracture, hand problems, and elbow arthroplasty. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Chen obtained his medical school training at Yale School of Medicine and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Chen is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Arm Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
55 Fruit Street; Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 3a
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Thomas Cha is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He studied medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. His residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cha include radiculopathy (nerve root disorder), cervical (neck) spine problems, and spine surgery procedures. Dr. Cha accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Radiculopathy, Herniated Disc, Cervical Spine Problems, Spinal Stenosis, Spine Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Young-Min Kwon specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Boston, MA. These areas are among his clinical interests: minimally invasive surgery, knee arthritis, and total hip replacement. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. After attending The University of Sydney Medical School, Dr. Kwon completed his residency training at Concord Hospital. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kwon's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Problems, Total Hip Replacement, Hip Revision, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (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.