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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept AmeriHealth 65 near Woodbury, NJ.

Dr. Orin Keith Atlas, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Atlas Spine; Washington Professional Campus
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Orin Atlas is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Atlas is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: spinal pain, spine microsurgery, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Atlas takes. Before completing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Atlas attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Atlas Spine. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Radiculopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Spinal Pain, Spinal Instrumentation, Lower Back ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
608 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Frederick Ballet is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Marlton, NJ and Woodbury, NJ. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and nerve block. Dr. Ballet is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ballet graduated from New York Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Ballet completed a residency program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.

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Clinical interests: Forearm Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
608 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Strauss is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Strauss performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Areas of expertise for Dr. Strauss include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Clinical interests: Forearm Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Elbow ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
608 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Allen Berkowitz works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. His clinical interests include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and psoriatic arthritis. Before performing his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Berkowitz attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school. The average patient rating for Dr. Berkowitz is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Clinical interests: Forearm Fracture, Psoriatic Arthritis, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Wrist Fracture, Sports ... (Read more)

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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.