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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 physician who specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Atlas's residency was performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Atlas include spinal pain, spine microsurgery, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). The average patient rating for Dr. Atlas is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Atlas Spine. Dr. Atlas has an open panel.

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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 works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist in Marlton, NJ and Woodbury, NJ. His areas of expertise include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and nerve block. Dr. Ballet is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ballet honors. Before completing his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Dr. Ballet attended medical school at New York Medical College.

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

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

Dr. Eric Strauss' areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Marlton, NJ and Woodbury, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Strauss is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Strauss is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for his residency.

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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's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. His residency was performed at Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Berkowitz's clinical interests include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and psoriatic arthritis. Dr. Berkowitz has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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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.