We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept Consumer Health Network near Freehold, NJ.
Dr. David Gentile is a specialist in hand surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Gentile is an in-network provider for AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at Monmouth Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Hand Problems
Dr. Gary Pess is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Eatontown, NJ, Frehold, NJ, and Toms River, NJ. Before performing his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Pess attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Pess's hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Pain, Sports Health, Tumor, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)
Dr. John Tydings works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Lawrenceville, NJ and Freehold, NJ. After completing medical school at Albany Medical College, he performed his residency at Albany Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tydings include scoliosis, spine reconstruction, and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Tydings is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Tydings is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.
Clinical interests: Spinal Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Neck Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Spine ... (Read more)
Dr. Teddy Atik's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center. Dr. Atik attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Atik completed a residency program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Atik's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)
Dr. George Gabuzda practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Eatontown, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gabuzda's professional affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, Dr. Gabuzda completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut.
Dr. Gregory Fedorcik is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Eatontown, NJ, Freehold, NJ, and Toms River, NJ. Dr. Fedorcik is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He attended medical school at St. George's, University of London and St. George's University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Monmouth Medical Center.
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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.