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We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept Medicare near Taunton, MA.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
72 Washington Street; Suite 2600
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Barry Saperia is an orthopedist. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Coventry, First Health, and more. Dr. Saperia is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a graduate of Boston Medical Center's residency program. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Douglas Gary Bentley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
72 Washington Street; Thayer Building -, Suite 2100
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Douglas Bentley is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bentley is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. He trained at Boston Medical Center for his residency. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Neighborhood Health Plan, Prudential (PruCare), Coventry, and more. His distinctions include: Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Norwood Hospital; .; and Fellowship, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr. Bentley is affiliated with Morton Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
54 Mary Lou Court
Raynham, MA
 

Dr. Richard Renaud works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Raynham, MA and New Bedford, MA. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Renaud accepts Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Prudential (PruCare), and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at UMass Memorial Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Renaud speaks Spanish. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Vincent Paul Genovese, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2007 Bay Street
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Vincent Genovese's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Genovese attended St. Louis University School of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
675 Paramount Drive; Suite 205
Raynham, MA
 

Dr. Andrew Rogers, who practices in Raynham, MA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Guardian, and Cigna. His education and training includes medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. Dr. Rogers has received professional recognition including the following: Chivas Award for Orthopedic Research; Administrative Chief Resident; and AOA Leadership Forum. He is professionally affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
72 Washington Street; Suite #2600
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Richard Mannal is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Centerville, MA and Taunton, MA. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, and Medicaid. Dr. Mannal's education and training includes medical school at Albany Medical College and residency at Hartford Hospital and Albany Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.