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We found 281 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Aetna PPO near New York, NY.

Dr. Joseph Anthony Bosco III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Other, Sports Medicine
233 Broadway; Suite 640
New York, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Bosco works as an orthopedic trauma specialist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Bosco is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bosco trained at UNC Hospitals. Clinical interests for Dr. Bosco include knee injury, hip reconstruction, and sports health. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Bosco has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Bosco (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament problems, ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

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Dr. William Noah Levine, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. William Levine's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Tufts Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Levine include knee problems, arthroscopic shoulder debridement, and elbow pain. Dr. Levine accepts Aetna EPO, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Levine include: New York Super Doctors; Present; and To. Dr. Levine speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, ligament problems, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, elbow fracture, joint problems, tendonitis

All Interests: Arthroscopic Shoulder Debridement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow ... (Read more)

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Dr. Christopher Joseph Visco, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
180 Fort Washington Avenue, Harkness Pavillion; Suite 199
New York, NY
 

Dr. Christopher Visco is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: second opinions, elbow pain, and electromyography (EMG). Dr. Visco is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before performing his residency at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Dr. Visco attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Visco has received the following distinctions: New York Rising Stars; Alumnus of the Year Award Rutgers/Kessler PM&R Residency Program; and Baskin Award for Fellow Researcher. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , muscle pain, ligament problems, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, joint problems, ACL injury, tendonitis, joint pain, stress fractures, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains, fractures (broken bones), ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Second Opinions, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Electrodiagnostic Testing, Hip Pain, ACL Injury, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Clark Charles Smith, MPH, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
51 W 51st Street; Suite 375
New York, NY
 

Dr. Clark Smith, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). After attending Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Smith completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include second opinions, elbow pain, and plantar fasciitis. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Smith speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and ColumbiaDoctors. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, muscle pain, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, ligament problems, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, joint problems, tendonitis

All Interests: Second Opinions, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Kumar Kadiyala, PhD, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
51 West 51st Street; Suite 3029
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rajendra Kadiyala practices hand surgery, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Kadiyala a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include shoulder reconstruction, shoulder arthroscopy, and shoulder dislocation. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, ColumbiaDoctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After attending Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Kadiyala completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, joint problems

All Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Dislocation, Wrist Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew David Pearle, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6th Floor, East River Professional Building; 523 East 72nd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Pearle is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His education and training includes medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine and residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Pearle's areas of expertise include the following: partial knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, and shoulder replacement. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Coresource, Cigna, Aetna, and more. His distinctions include: Aircast Award for Basic Science - American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; Cabaud Memorial Award - American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; and Richard S. Laskin Research Award - 22nd Annual HSS Holiday Total Knee Course. Dr. Pearle is professionally affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Elbow Arthroscopy, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

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Dr. Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
233 Broadway; Suite 640
New York, NY
 

Dr. Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gonzalez-Lomas include knee injury, hip arthroscopy, and rotator cuff tear. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gonzalez-Lomas (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center and Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, ligament problems, tendonitis, tendon injury

All Interests: Elbow Surgery, Knee Problems, Knee Surgery, Ligament Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Heakyung Kim is a pediatric physiatrist in New York, NY. Dr. Kim (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Korean, Spanish, and Chinese. Her clinical interests include spinal cord injuries, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) rehabilitation, and spasticity. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine, ColumbiaDoctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. She attended medical school at Ewha Womans University. She completed her residency training at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. Dr. Kim takes Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kim include: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , muscle pain

All Interests: Botulinum Toxin Injection, Spina Bifida, Neuromuscular Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral ... (Read more)

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Dr. George Constantine Christolias, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
180 Fort Washington Ave Hp1-199
New York, NY
 

Dr. George Christolias is a rehabilitation physician and pain doctor in New York, NY and Tarrytown, NY. His areas of expertise include knee arthritis, elbow pain, and hip pain. He honors Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Christolias is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Christolias's medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received the following distinctions: New York Rising Stars; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; and Gamma Sigma Alpha Honor Society. In addition to English, he speaks Greek. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Christolias's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, joint pain, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, osteoarthritis, ligament problems, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, joint problems

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Sacroiliac ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Aaron Popkin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Charles Popkin is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Popkin at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in sports injuries, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, and knee arthroscopy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, ColumbiaDoctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He takes Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Popkin has an open panel. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Popkin trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Popkin has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Joseph Zambetti Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
343 West 58th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. George Zambetti, who practices in Bronxville, NY, Tarrytown, NY, and New York, NY, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending Albany Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. These areas are among Dr. Zambetti's clinical interests: sports health, rotator cuff repair, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Aetna EPO, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors; Preeminent Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Doctors; and Fordham Preparatory School - Hall of Honor. Dr. Zambetti's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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Dr. Charles Mitchell Jobin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Charles Jobin's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic shoulder debridement, elbow pain, and ligament problems. Dr. Jobin takes Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Jobin attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Jobin speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Jobin is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, ligament problems, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, elbow fracture, joint problems, tendonitis

All Interests: Arthroscopic Shoulder Debridement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Anil S Ranawat, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
535 E. 70th; 6th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Anil Ranawat is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Ranawat average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, hip arthroscopy, and fracture surgery. He is an in-network provider for Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ranawat attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery. He has received distinctions including Richard S. LASKIN Young Attending Teaching Award; Maurice Muller European Traveling Hip Fellowship, 2007 - 2008; and AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellowship, 2006 - 2007. He is affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Relevant Interests: , joint problems

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Fracture Surgery, Knee Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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Dr. Robert Joshua Meislin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Robert Meislin's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Meislin include knee arthroscopy, tendon injury, and knee injury. Dr. Meislin is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Meislin graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Meislin (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and Russian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, ligament problems, musculoskeletal problems, ACL injury, tendon injury

All Interests: ACL Injury, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramesh H Gidumal, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
530 1st Avenue; Suite 5d
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ramesh Gidumal practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in New York, NY. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include bursitis, achilles tendonitis, and rotator cuff tear. Dr. Gidumal is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Gidumal is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Gidumal trained at NYU Langone Medical Center. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Gidumal is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, ligament problems, achilles tendonitis

All Interests: Bursitis, Elbow Surgery, Knee Problems, Ligament Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Achilles ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ivan Jorge Fernandez-Madrid, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
United Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine; 40-37 76th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ivan Fernandez-Madrid works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and wrist fracture. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Fernandez-Madrid accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Fernandez-Madrid (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and Polish. Dr. Fernandez-Madrid is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, wrist fracture, osteoarthritis, knee fracture, hip fracture, clavicle fracture (broken collarbone), ACL injury, ankle fracture

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Knee Fracture, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Shoulder Problems, Total Knee ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.