We found 8 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept United Healthcare Silver near Baltimore, MD.

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Dr. Wen-Hsiang P Andrew Lee, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
601 North Caroline Street; Suite 8152f
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Wen-Hsiang Lee's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Lee's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee accepts. Before performing Dr. Lee's residency at Wilmer Eye Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Lee attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee has received distinctions including Kappa Delta Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Sumner Koch Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand; and Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. In addition to English, Dr. Lee speaks Mandarin. Dr. Lee's hospital/clinic affiliations include Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Miami, Miami VA Healthcare System, and Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hand arthritis, wrist fracture, hand fracture, tendonitis, tendon injury

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Breast Augmentation, Dupuytren's Contracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jaimie Troyal Shores, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Jaimie Shores sees patients in Baltimore, MD. His medical specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Shores is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Loma Linda University Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Dean's List, New Mexico Military Institute, 1992 - 1993; Matchin Award- Cadet-of-the-year award, New Mexico Military Institute, 1992 - 1993; and Phi Beta Kappa, University of New Mexico. His professional affiliations include Harford Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hand arthritis, wrist fracture, hand fracture, tendonitis, tendon injury

All Interests: Nerve Reconstruction, Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Tendonitis, Tendon Injury, Dupuytren's ... (Read more)

Dr. Julius Kunle Oni, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
601 N Caroline Street; 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Julius Oni, who practices in Baltimore, MD, Nottingham, MD, and Odenton, MD, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending Howard University College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Oni completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Yoruba. He is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, hip arthritis, hip dislocation, bursitis, osteoarthritis, hip fracture

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Bursitis, Hip Fracture, Total Hip Replacement, Hip Revision, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
 

Dr. Wayne Leadbetter's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Leadbetter's clinical interests encompass knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Leadbetter (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and French. Dr. Leadbetter is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Patellofemoral Replacement, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Artit Art Silpasuvan, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2401 West Belvedere Avenue; Hoffberger Building Suite 21
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Artit Silpasuvan specializes in adult endocrinology. Dr. Silpasuvan's areas of expertise include disorders of calcium metabolism, pituitary disorders, and osteoporosis. He is professionally affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital and LifeBridge Health. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Silpasuvan attended Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Disorders of Calcium Metabolism, Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Pregnancy, Pituitary Disorders

Dr. Matthew Christopher Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
601 N Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Matthew Lee works as an orthopedist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended Florida State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruk Endale, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
10 North Greene Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Bruk Endale specializes in diagnostic radiology. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare POS, and more. Before performing his residency at Aultman Hospital, Dr. Endale attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), VA Maryland Health Care System, and WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Body Imaging, Musculoskeletal Problems

Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2401 W Belvedere Avenue; 2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Christopher Bibbo is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Baltimore, MD. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bibbo completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Bibbo include musculoskeletal problems. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bibbo accepts. Dr. Bibbo is professionally affiliated with LifeBridge Health.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.
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