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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. He practices in Boston, MA and Danvers, MA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hornicek include metabolic bone disease and bone infection. He is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children's Hospital Boston. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Hornicek attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. He has received distinctions including Boston Super Doctors; Society of Sigma Xi; and Who's Who in Science & Engineering, Univ.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Bone Infection

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

Dr. Joseph Schwab's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. These areas are among his clinical interests: scoliosis, spine tumor, and lumbar stenosis. Dr. Schwab honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Schwab's office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Neal Chen, who practices in Boston, MA, is a medical specialist in hand surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Chen's residency was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include arm fracture, elbow arthroplasty, and hand surgery procedures. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chen accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Santiago Lozano Calderon is a surgical oncologist and orthopedist. His areas of expertise include the following: amputation, metabolic bone disease, and benign soft tissue tumor. Dr. Lozano Calderon is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After completing medical school at Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program and Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Lozano Calderon has received the distinction of Partners in Excellence, Quality in Treatment and Service. In addition to English, Dr. Lozano Calderon speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Amputation, Metabolic Bone Disease, Benign Soft Tissue Tumor, Sarcoma, Bone Infection, Multiple ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Thomas Cha, who practices in Boston, MA and Waltham, MA, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Cha include radiculopathy (nerve root disorder), cervical (neck) spine problems, and spine surgery procedures. Dr. Cha is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. After attending Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Cha welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Young-Min Kwon sees patients in Boston, MA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, knee arthritis, and total hip replacement. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Concord Hospital, Dr. Kwon attended medical school at The University of Sydney Medical School. Dr. Kwon is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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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.

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