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We found 4 orthopedic trauma specialists near Las Vegas, NV.

Dr. David Adam Silverberg, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3006 S. Maryland Parkway; Suite 570
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. David Silverberg's medical specialty is orthopedic trauma. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Summa Health System. His clinical interests include ankle problems. Patients gave Dr. Silverberg an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Silverberg accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with MountainView Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Ankle Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3006 S Maryland Parkway; 570
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Hugh Selznick's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Selznick's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and hand problems. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Selznick is professionally affiliated with MountainView Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Lutz Vater, DO
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Spine Surgery
7200 W. Cathedral Rock Drive
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Thomas Vater is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma and spine surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Vater's clinical interests: spine surgery procedures, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, and fractures (broken bones). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with MountainView Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Trauma, Fractures, Surgical Procedures, Spine Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
2040 W Chartleston; #601
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Brock Wentz's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. He attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wentz honors.

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.