We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Medicare Advantage near Harper Woods, MI.
Dr. Anna Babushkina, who practices in Warren, MI and Livonia, MI, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Babushkina (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Russian. Her areas of expertise include the following: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, joint injections, and arthritis. Dr. Babushkina's professional affiliations include St. Mary Mercy Livonia and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Babushkina obtained her medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Georgetown University Hospital. She honors AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has a closed panel.
Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/blood products, Elbow, Arthritis, Fractures, Sports Injuries, ... (Read more)
Dr. Alan Afsari is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Grosse Pointe, MI and Detroit, MI. Dr. Afsari's clinical interests include hip replacement, pelvic surgery, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Afsari honors. He graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Afsari completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.
Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/blood products, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip Surgery, Pelvis Surgery, ... (Read more)
Dr. Sukhbir Guram's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include pain management and spine problems. He is affiliated with St. Mary Mercy Livonia. Dr. Guram accepts AARP, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Guram studied medicine at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Palmetto Health Richland. He has received the distinction of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Dept. of Orthopedics Research Award.
Clinical interests: Spine, Pain Management, X-Ray in office / building, Pharmacy in Building
Dr. Benjamin Best's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Best's clinical interests encompass bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, fractures (broken bones), and trauma. He is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital for his residency.
Clinical interests: X-Ray in office / building, Pharmacy in Building, Accepts patients who refuse blood/blood products, ... (Read more)
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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.