We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Kaiser Permanente near Largo, MD.
Dr. Stephen Ilario's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ilario (or staff) is conversant in Telephone Interpretation, French, and Italian. Dr. Ilario is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital and Suburban Hospital. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid, Medicare, and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Ilario is open to new patients.
Dr. Rinelda Horton is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. After completing medical school at Howard University College of Medicine, Dr. Horton performed her residency at Howard University Hospital. She honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Her distinctions include: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Super Doctors and Washington, DC/Baltimore/Northern Virginia Super Doctors. Dr. Horton's hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Suburban Hospital, and Virginia Hospital Center. She is accepting new patients.
Dr. Terrill Julien's specialties are orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and general surgery. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. His medical residency was performed at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program. Dr. Julien has indicated that his clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. He accepts Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Julien is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Surgery
Dr. Ian Gordon is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gordon honors Medicaid, Medicare, and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. In addition to English, Dr. Gordon speaks French.
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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.