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We found 5 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 practices oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Boston, MA and Danvers, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Hornicek include metabolic bone disease and bone infection. Dr. Hornicek is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Hornicek has received the following distinctions: 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. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Bone Infection

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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 is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Lozano Calderon include metabolic bone disease, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), and bone infection. Dr. Lozano Calderon is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Massachusetts General Hospital. After attending Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program and Westchester Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lozano Calderon has received professional recognition including the following: Partners in Excellence, Quality in Treatment and Service. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sarcoma, Bone Infection, Multiple Myeloma

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

Dr. Joseph Schwab is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Schwab attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schwab include scoliosis, spine tumor, and lumbar stenosis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Schwab is accepting 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 Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
55 Fruit Street; Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 3a
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Thomas Cha works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. His clinical interests include radiculopathy (nerve root disorder), cervical (neck) spine problems, and spine surgery procedures. Dr. Cha is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Cha completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. 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: 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 is an orthopedist in Boston, MA. Dr. Kwon's clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, knee arthritis, and total hip replacement. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Kwon attended The University of Sydney Medical School and subsequently trained at Concord Hospital for residency.

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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.