We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Workers' Compensation near Bay Shore, NY.
Dr. Neal Hochwald is a hand surgeon and orthopedist. Dr. Hochwald takes Medicare and Workers' Compensation insurance. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Hochwald is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital, Syosset Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY). He welcomes new patients.
Dr. Daniel Brandenstein practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Bay Shore, NY and Babylon, NY. He is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brandenstein attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Southside Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Brandenstein's office for an appointment.
Clinical interests: Fractures, Trauma
Dr. Jerry Ellstein practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Ellstein has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Medicare and Workers' Compensation insurance. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ellstein is affiliated with Syosset Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.
Dr. Kamal Dagly's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Huntington, NY, Northport, NY, and Suite A, NY. Dr. Dagly (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital, Syosset Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY). He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Dagly is an in-network provider for Medicare and Workers' Compensation insurance. He is accepting new patients.
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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.