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We found 3 orthopedic surgeons who accept Medicaid near Geneseo, NY.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
50 East South Ast.
Geneseo, NY
 

Dr. Robert Supinski's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Supinski's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and hand problems. He accepts Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, Humana Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Supinski performed his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Supinski (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He welcomes new patients.

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

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Dr. Martin Bernard Gingras, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
144 Court Street
Geneseo, NY
 

Dr. Martin Gingras is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Rochester, NY, Geneseo, NY, and Dansville, NY. Patients rated Dr. Gingras highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Dr. Gingras has an open panel.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
144 Court Street
Geneseo, NY
 

Dr. Steven Posnick's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Russian. He is affiliated with Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Hospital and Rochester General Hospital (RGH). Dr. Posnick is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.