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We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept First Health near Macomb, MI.

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Dr. Glenn J Minster, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
45441 Heydenreich Road
Macomb Township, MI
 

Dr. Glenn Minster's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Minster include bone pain, scoliosis, and spinal pain. Dr. Minster is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Patients gave Dr. Minster an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Bone Pain, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kanwaldeep Singh Sidhu, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
45441 Heydenreich Road
Macomb Township, MI
 

Dr. Kanwaldeep Sidhu specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Sidhu speaks Indian Languages. His clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, spine surgery procedures, and spine problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sidhu honors. Dr. Sidhu has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Bone Density Test, Back Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Nicholas Zingas, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
45441 Heydenreich Road
Macomb Township, MI
 

Dr. Christopher Zingas works as a foot and ankle surgeon and orthopedist in Saint Clair Shores, MI and Macomb, MI. Dr. Zingas's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: minimally invasive surgery, bunion surgery, and diabetic foot ulcers. He accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Zingas speaks Greek. Dr. Zingas's professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Bunion Surgery, Hammer ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Lawrence Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
45441 Heydenreich Road
Macomb Township, MI
 

Dr. Christopher Lee is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Saint Clair Shores, MI and Macomb, MI. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lee include minimally invasive surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Lee graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Tyson Perry, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
45441 Heydenreich Road
Macomb Township, MI
 

Dr. Richard Perry practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Saint Clair Shores, MI and Macomb, MI. Dr. Perry attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. His clinical interests include shoulder surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas James Schoch, MD, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Suite 100
Macomb Township, MI
 

Dr. Nicholas Schoch works as an orthopedist. He speaks French. His areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Schoch's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schoch honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, X-Rays

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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.