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We found 43 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Great-West Healthcare near Sicklerville, NJ.

Dr. Laura Ellen Ross-Adams, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
175 Berlin Cross Keys Road; Suite 205
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Laura Ross' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among Dr. Ross's clinical interests: forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and psoriatic arthritis. She is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. She attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ross accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , forearm fracture, psoriatic arthritis, femur (thigh bone) fracture, metabolic bone disease, humerus (upper arm) fracture, shoulder tendonitis, fibula (calf bone) fracture, osteomyelitis, ankle sprain, wrist fracture, PCL injury, knee ligament injuries, ligament problems, shoulder fracture, knee fracture, musculoskeletal problems, elbow fracture, hand fracture, ACL injury, tendonitis, bone spurs, ankle fracture, tendon injury, osteoporosis, tendon ruptures (tears), musculoskeletal pain, achilles tendon problems, bursitis, arthritis, pelvic fracture, hip fracture, clavicle fracture (broken collarbone), sprains, ankylosing spondylitis, achilles tendonitis, spinal fracture, stress fractures, musculoskeletal infection, osteoarthritis, patella (kneecap) fracture, bone problems, fractures (broken bones), acetabular fracture, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), calcaneus (heel bone) fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Psoriatic Arthritis, Femur Fracture, Humerus Fracture, Ankle Fusion, Fibula ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
302 Hurfville Cross Keys Road; Siute A-3
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Rakesh Gupta's medical specialty is anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Gupta include migraine, elbow pain, and hip pain. Dr. Gupta accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE. Before performing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Dr. Gupta attended Panjab University, Chandigarh and Dayanand Medical College & Hospital for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Facial Pain, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Eugene Zrada, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
239 Hurfville - Cross Keys Road; Suite 480
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Zrada specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zrada studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Zrada's training includes a residency program at Hahnemann University Hospital. His professional affiliations include Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Cooper University Health Care.

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

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Immunodeficiency, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Harvey Greenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road, Suite 480; Suite 480
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Greenberg is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, leiomyosarcoma, and thyroid cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Greenberg graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Greenberg accepts.

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

All Interests: Leiomyosarcoma, Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Anthony Testaiuti, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
239 Hurftville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 340
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Testaiuti's specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. He practices in Mount Laurel, NJ and Sewell, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Testaiuti is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include spine microsurgery, endoscopic discectomy, and degenerative disc disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Cooper University Health Care, and Capital Health. Dr. Testaiuti accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Testaiuti (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , spinal fracture, bone problems, bone spurs, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Bone Spurs, Radiculopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Bone Density Test, Spinal Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yong Ji, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Yong Ji works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Ji is a graduate of Nantong Medical College. He trained at Helene Fuld Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Ji is conversant in Mandarin. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Cooper University Health Care.

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

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Ashok Ramchandra Bapat, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 Kingsway East, Suite D-6; Suite D-6
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Ashok Bapat is an adult hematologist and oncologist in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Woodbury, NJ. After attending Seth G.S. Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Clinical interests for Dr. Bapat include bladder cancer, throat cancer, and sinus cancer. Dr. Bapat is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Bapat's professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Peter Gadomski, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road; Suite 265
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Gadomski's medical specialty is facial plastic surgery, general surgery, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Gadomski include throat cancer, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. Dr. Gadomski's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Gadomski attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Gadomski's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Ear Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos San Pedro Madamba, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road, Suite 480; Suite 480
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Carlos Madamba is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Madamba's areas of expertise include bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and performed his residency at Bergen Regional Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Madamba honors.

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

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
369s White Horse Pike
Waterford, NJ
 

Dr. Gregg Pearson is a physician who specializes in family medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Pearson is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Pearson takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Pearson speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal infection, metabolic bone disease, ankle sprain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Cultrara, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road; Suite 265
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Cultrara's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Cultrara's clinical interests include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Cultrara's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Ear Cancer, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Trina Ann Poretta, DO
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 Kingsway East, Suite D-6; Suite D-6
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Trina Poretta's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. These areas are among Dr. Poretta's clinical interests: bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford's residency program. She is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 Kingsway East, Suite D-6; Suite D-6
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. David Ross' medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ross include bladder cancer, throat cancer, and sinus cancer. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Ross attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Gordon Lee Lerch Jr., DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road; Suite 206
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Gordon Lerch is a physician who specializes in family medicine and general pediatrics. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Dr. Lerch's clinical interests include warts, ankle sprain, and syncope (fainting). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lerch takes. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal infection, ankle sprain, musculoskeletal problems, sprains

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Eating Disorders, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
449 Hurffville Crosskeys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Ponzio's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and psoriatic arthritis. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ponzio honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for residency. Dr. Ponzio's professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Ponzio is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , forearm fracture, psoriatic arthritis, femur (thigh bone) fracture, metabolic bone disease, humerus (upper arm) fracture, shoulder tendonitis, fibula (calf bone) fracture, ankle sprain, wrist fracture, PCL injury, knee ligament injuries, ligament problems, shoulder fracture, knee fracture, musculoskeletal problems, elbow fracture, hand fracture, ACL injury, tendonitis, bone spurs, ankle fracture, tendon injury, tendon ruptures (tears), musculoskeletal pain, achilles tendon problems, bursitis, arthritis, pelvic fracture, hip fracture, clavicle fracture (broken collarbone), sprains, ankylosing spondylitis, bone cancer, achilles tendonitis, spinal fracture, stress fractures, musculoskeletal infection, patella (kneecap) fracture, bone infection, bone problems, fractures (broken bones), acetabular fracture, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), foot fracture

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Psoriatic Arthritis, Femur Fracture, Humerus Fracture, Ankle Fusion, Fibula ... (Read more)

Dr. Ashmit Gupta, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville Crosskeys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Ashmit Gupta, who practices in Haddonfield, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gupta include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. Dr. Gupta is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Gupta accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center, Dr. Gupta attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Ear Cancer, ... (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.