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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept CIGNA PPO near Willoughby, OH.

Dr. Steven Paul Combs, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Steven Combs practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Combs is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include joint injections, arthritis, and sports health. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Combs honors. After completing medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Surgical Procedures, Knee Arthroscopy, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. John S Bucchieri, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. John Bucchieri's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bucchieri is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for his residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder problems, and shoulder arthroscopy. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bucchieri's hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell E Nahra, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Mitchell Nahra's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Mentor, OH and Willoughby, OH. These areas are among Dr. Nahra's clinical interests: general orthopedics, sports health, and shoulder problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Nahra is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Nahra completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. He is professionally affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital, Euclid Hospital, and West Hospital.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Microsurgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Michael Weisburger is a physician who specializes in hand surgery, foot & ankle surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Weisburger's clinical interests include dupuytren's contracture, joint injections, and hand surgery procedures. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His professional affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Dupuytren's Contracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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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.