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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 sees patients in Taunton, MA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Coventry, and First Health, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Saperia is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Saperia attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Richard Renaud is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Raynham, MA and New Bedford, MA. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Renaud honors several insurance carriers, including Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Prudential (PruCare), and Aetna. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Renaud welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
72 Washington Street; Thayer Building -, Suite 2100
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Douglas Bentley is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Norwood, MA and Taunton, MA. Dr. Bentley has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Neighborhood Health Plan, Prudential (PruCare), and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Bentley trained at Boston Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Norwood Hospital; .; and Fellowship, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bentley's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2007 Bay Street
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Vincent Genovese's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Genovese is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Andrew Rogers' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He honors Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Guardian, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rogers is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. Dr. Rogers's distinctions include: Chivas Award for Orthopedic Research; Administrative Chief Resident; and AOA Leadership Forum.

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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. Dr. Mannal is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, and Medicaid. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. He trained at Hartford Hospital and Albany Medical Center for residency. Dr. Mannal welcomes new patients.

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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.