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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Workers' Compensation near Bay Shore, NY.

Dr. Daniel Joseph Brandenstein, DO
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
217 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Brandenstein is a spine surgeon and orthopedist. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Brandenstein is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Brandenstein is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital and Southside Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Trauma

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Dr. Neal Leonard Hochwald, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
53 Brentwood Road; Suite A
Bay Shore, NY
 

Dr. Neal Hochwald is a hand surgeon and orthopedist. He accepts Medicare and Workers' Compensation insurance. Dr. Hochwald graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Hochwald is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital, Syosset Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY). He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jerry L Ellstein, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
53 Brentwood Road
Bay Shore, NY
 

Dr. Jerry Ellstein is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Ellstein an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare and Workers' Compensation insurance. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ellstein speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Syosset Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY). Dr. Ellstein's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Kamal Dinesh Dagly, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
53 Brentwood Road
Suite A, NY
 

Dr. Kamal Dagly's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dagly is an in-network provider for Medicare and Workers' Compensation insurance. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Dagly (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital, Syosset Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY). Dr. Dagly welcomes new patients.

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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.