We found 4 spine surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Troy, OH.

Showing 1-4 of 4
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Michael C Albert, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
31 Stanfield Road
Troy, OH
 

Dr. Michael Albert, who practices in Dayton, OH, Centerville, OH, and Troy, OH, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and spine surgery. Dr. Albert's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, hand problems, and wrist problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Atrium Medical Center, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Miami Valley Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Albert is open to new patients.

Read more

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

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
25 Tippecanoe Drive
Tipp City, OH
 

Dr. Jeffrey Hoskins is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Dayton, OH, Tipp City, OH, and Miamisburg, OH. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoskins graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Hoskins welcomes new patients.

Read more
Dr. James T Lehner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Spine Surgery
31 Stanfield Place
Troy, OH
 

Dr. James Lehner's specialties are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric spine surgery. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Lehner's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Lehner's practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
700 South Stanfield Road; Suite B
Troy, OH
 

Dr. David Propst is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Dayton, OH, Centerville, OH, and Sidney, OH. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Propst is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Additional Information

Distinctions

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What is Spine Surgery?

Spinal surgery is the subspecialty that uses surgery to restore the normal function of the spine when things go wrong due to trauma, disease, or other disorders. There are many ways that the spine can begin to hurt or lose the ability to move properly, and surgery is not always necessary. However, when surgery is needed, there’s no one more qualified for the job than a spine surgeon.

Spinal surgery can be considered a subspecialty of either orthopedics or neurosurgery. That means that a spine surgeon may take either path to this specific career, training first as either an orthopedist or a neurosurgeon. Orthopedics deals mainly with the structural issues of the back and spine: the bones, muscles, and joints. Neurosurgery deals mainly with issues of the brain, nerves, and spinal cord. So when choosing a spine surgeon, it is sometimes possible that your surgeon’s background will have a bearing on your particular diagnosis. However, in most cases, it doesn’t matter. Either an orthopedist-spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon-spine surgeon can handle the majority of spine surgeries. What is more important is that some spine surgeons specialize in specific areas of the spine, such as lumbar surgery or cervical surgery. In that case, it is important to connect with a surgeon who is experienced with your particular need.

Some of the surgeries performed on the spine include:
  • Correction of spinal deformities, such as scoliosis
  • Spinal fusion
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery, including decompression surgeries such as discectomy and laminectomy
  • Balloon kyphoplasty, a procedure done to repair compression fractures in vertebrae

The spine is a very complicated piece of your body’s machinery, and a very necessary part of your movement and function. It holds you up and allows you to move. Having a working spine is important, and having a skilled surgeon when you need spinal surgery is critical.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.