We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept CIGNA PPO near Willoughby, OH.
Dr. Steven Combs is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Cleveland Clinic. Clinical interests for Dr. Combs include joint injections, arthritis, and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Orthopedic Surgery, Fracture Care, Shoulder Treatment, Total Joint Surgery, Arthritis, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)
Dr. John Bucchieri's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder problems, and shoulder arthroscopy. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bucchieri accepts. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Orthopedic Surgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Hand Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)
Dr. Mitchell Nahra is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. His clinical interests include general orthopedics, sports health, and shoulder problems. Dr. Nahra is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital, Euclid Hospital, and West Hospital. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nahra accepts.
Clinical interests: Orthopedic Surgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Elbow Disorders, General Orthopedics, Joint ... (Read more)
Dr. Michael Weisburger is a hand surgery, foot & ankle surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: dupuytren's contracture, joint injections, and hand surgery procedures. He is affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. Dr. Weisburger graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.
Clinical interests: Arthritis, Fracture Care, Hand Surgery, Joint Injections, Orthopedic Surgery, Upper Extremity ... (Read more)
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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.