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We found 27 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept US Family Health Plan near Morristown, NJ.

Dr. Steven Sclafani, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
111 Madison Avenue; Suite 400
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Sclafani's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sclafani include hip injury, hip pain, and knee pain. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Sclafani takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Sclafani attended New York Medical College for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Sclafani (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, bone problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Bone Problems, Fractures, Hip ... (Read more)

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Dr. Peter Bradley Blank, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
150 N Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Blank is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Basking Ridge, NJ. His areas of expertise include total shoulder replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and general orthopedics. Dr. Blank is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, bone problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Luis Mendez, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
95 Mt. Kemble Avenue; Thebaud Building
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Daniel Mendez works as a rehabilitation physician. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Mendez's areas of expertise include pain management, hip injury, and shoulder injury. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group. He is a graduate of Santo Domingo Institute of Technology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, sprains

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Damion Antonio Martins, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine
111 Madison Avenue; Suite 400
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Damion Martins' specialty is sports medicine. Dr. Martins's areas of expertise include metabolic disorders, hip injury, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Georgetown University Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, bone problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Disorders, Sports Health, Clinical Trials, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Osteoporosis, Neck ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
95 Mt. Kemble Avenue; Thebaud Building
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Michelle Sirak's area of specialization is pediatric rehabilitation medicine. Her clinical interests include shoulder injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, and developmental disabilities. She is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Goryeb Children's Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sirak honors. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, bone problems, sprains, tendon problems, joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Developmental Disabilities, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Wrist Problems, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

Dr. Maithili V Rao, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Maithili Rao's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Rao (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and Gujarati. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rao include bladder cancer, breast cancer, and melanoma. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Carol G. Simon Cancer Center. Dr. Rao graduated from Grant Medical College and then Dr. Rao performed Dr. Rao's residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. Dr. Rao's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rao honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Thoracic Problems, Bone Problems, Brain Problems, Lung Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
435 South Street; 230a
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Mona Walimbe is a specialist in adult endocrinology. She works in Morristown, NJ. Dr. Walimbe's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, thyroid problems, and metabolic bone disease. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. She studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Walimbe's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). She is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes

Dr. Michael Mordecai Rothkopf, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
435 South Street; Suite 330
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Rothkopf's areas of clinical interest consist of obesity, osteoporosis, and metabolic disorders. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Rothkopf takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School, he performed his residency at The University Hospital, Newark. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Metabolic Disorders, Clinical Trials, Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Obesity

Dr. Michael Ari Baskies, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
111 Madison Avenue; Suite 400
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Baskies is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a special interest in executive health, hand problems, and arthritis. Dr. Baskies has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases for residency. Dr. Baskies's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Chilton Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, elbow fracture, joint problems

All Interests: Elbow Fracture, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Executive Health, Bone Problems, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Lawrence Kayton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Kayton is a pediatric surgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and Summit, NJ. In Dr. Kayton's practice, he is particularly interested in sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), surgical procedures, and trauma. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Sarcoma, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Trauma

Dr. Berton Taffet, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
111 Madison Avenue; Suite 400
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Berton Taffet's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: pain, executive health, and general orthopedics. His professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group. Dr. Taffet graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Taffet completed his residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and Montefiore Medical Center. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Pain, General Orthopedics, Executive Health, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Other
261 James Street; Suite 3c
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Barbara Minkowitz's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, she performed her residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Minkowitz's areas of expertise include scoliosis, lyme disease, and hip injury. The average patient rating for Dr. Minkowitz is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Minkowitz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Coventry, and more. Her professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Chilton Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Clinical Trials, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Hip Dysplasia, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Scoliosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Janet Beth Bartov, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
435 South Street; Suite 220 B
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Janet Bartov is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bartov include uveitis, lupus, and gout. Dr. Bartov honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for residency. Her professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Vandana Singh, DO
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
8 Saddle Road; Suite 202
Cedar Knolls, NJ
 

Dr. Vandana Singh is a specialist in adult rheumatology. Clinical interests for Dr. Singh include back pain, knee injury, and osteoporosis. Patients rated Dr. Singh highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. After completing medical school at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Pain, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Osteoporosis, Neck Pain, Hip Injury, Rotator Cuff Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donatella B Graffino, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Donatella Graffino is a pediatric immunology and allergy & immunology specialist in Cedar Knolls, NJ, Morristown, NJ, and Summit, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Graffino include sinusitis (sinus infection), asthma, and skin issues. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. She is a graduate of the University of Padua Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Graffino (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. Dr. Graffino is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Clinical Trials, Allergies, Skin Issues, Arthritis, Sinusitis, Asthma

Dr. Yana Pavel Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Yana Goldberg's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Goldberg's areas of expertise include the following: breast cancer, melanoma, and musculoskeletal problems. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Goldberg speaks Russian. She is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Chilton Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Clinical Trials, Thoracic Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Skin Cancer, Lung ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.