We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept Great-West Healthcare POS near Saint Peters, MO.
Dr. Mark Halstead, who practices in Chesterfield, MO, Saint Louis, MO, and Town and Country, MO, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. Dr. Halstead is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Halstead takes. Before completing his residency at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Halstead attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Clinical interests: Knee Ligament Injuries, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Stress Fractures, Asthma
Dr. Anthony Berni specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Berni is professionally affiliated with Progress West Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He welcomes new patients. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. John Powell's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Powell is affiliated with Progress West Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Land of Lincoln, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Powell's office for an appointment.
Dr. James Schaberg is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in O'Fallon, MO and Saint Peters, MO. The average patient rating for Dr. Schaberg is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Progress West Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. Dr. Schaberg honors Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schaberg is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System.
Dr. Theodore Rummel works as an orthopedist in Saint Peters, MO. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rummel takes Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Rummel trained at Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis. He is professionally affiliated with Progress West Hospital and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.
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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.