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We found 38 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept United Healthcare Navigate Plus near Bensalem, PA.

Dr. Arthur Robert Bartolozzi, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
380 North Oxford Valley Road; Ground Floor
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Arthur Bartolozzi practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These areas are among Dr. Bartolozzi's clinical interests: psoriatic arthritis, shoulder tendonitis, and PCL injury. Dr. Bartolozzi's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Aria Health, Cooper University Health Care, and Lankenau Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, shoulder tendonitis, PCL injury, ligament problems, knee ligament injuries, shoulder fracture, knee fracture, musculoskeletal problems, tendonitis, tendon injury, tendon ruptures (tears), bursitis, arthritis, patella (kneecap) fracture, clavicle fracture (broken collarbone), sprains, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, Shoulder Dislocation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Winston Frederick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3300 Tillman Drive; 2nd Floor
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Robert Frederick is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Frederick is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Frederick include meniscus repair, lower back strain, and torticollis. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frederick honors. Dr. Frederick graduated from Rush Medical College. His training includes a residency program at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, arthritis, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Cloyd Dodson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3300 Tillman Drive; 2nd Floor
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Dodson's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Philadelphia, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Bensalem, PA. He attended Brown University, Alpert Medical School and subsequently trained at Hospital for Special Surgery for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dodson include lower back strain, elbow pain, and shoulder tendonitis. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Dodson's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
380 North Oxford Valley Road; Ground Floor
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Philip Maurer is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Maurer is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maurer include back pain, facet injection, and radiofrequency rhizotomy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aria Health and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Maurer honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Maurer trained at Jefferson University Hospitals, Yale-New Haven Hospital, and Boston Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Ear Pain, Lower Back Problems, Facet Injection, Sympathetic Nerve Block, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Kirk Freedman, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
2630 Holme Avenue; 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Mitchell Freedman specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Freedman is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Freedman include knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Freedman is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, bone cancer, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Bone Cancer, Sarcoma, Fractures, Lower ... (Read more)

Dr. Deepak Mehrotra, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
9880 Bustleon Avenue; Suite 220
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Deepak Mehrotra is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Philadelphia, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems, migraine, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Dr. Mehrotra is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Moti Lal Nehru Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville for residency. Dr. Mehrotra (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Pain, Back Problems, Migraine, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jamal Ahmad, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2630 Holme Avenue; Second Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Jamal Ahmad practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include hammer toe, arthritis, and bunions. Dr. Ahmad is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Ahmad is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His residency was performed at Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. Ahmad (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, French, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group and Riddle Hospital. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, sprains, tendonitis

All Interests: Tendonitis, Hammer Toe, Strains, Heel Problems, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Sprains, Bunions, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Sander Hilibrand, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3300 Tillman Drive; 2nd Floor
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Alan Hilibrand specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hilibrand include laminectomy, spinal cord injuries, and knee replacement. Patient reviews placed Dr. Hilibrand at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Hilibrand has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs and Philadelphia Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Scoliosis, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Dr. David Greg Anderson, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3300 Tillman Drive; 2nd Floor
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. D. Anderson sees patients in Philadelphia, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Wynnewood, PA. His medical specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Anderson include laminectomy, spinal cord injuries, and lower back strain. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Anderson takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Anderson attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2010. Dr. Anderson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Scoliosis, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Dr. Asif M Ilyas, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3300 Tillman Drive
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Asif Ilyas is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ilyas include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Dr. Ilyas is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Ilyas honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is open to new patients. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Ilyas has received include Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society; Main Line Magazine's Top Docs; and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Dr. William James Hozack, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3300 Tillman Drive; 2nd Floor
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. William Hozack's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Hozack include knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He studied medicine at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hozack trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. On average, patients gave Dr. Hozack a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Hozack has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, osteomyelitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), ACL injury

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie Marie Sweet, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1856 Riverside Drive
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Stephanie Sweet practices hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in King of Prussia, PA, East Norriton, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Sweet's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, elbow pain, and osteomyelitis. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Sweet trained at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Sweet is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Abington Health. Dr. Sweet is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, gout, tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Edward Chapman, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2701 Holme Avenue; Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Chapman's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and peripheral neuropathy. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chapman honors. Before completing his residency at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Chapman attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Chapman has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Nazareth Hospital, and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer

All Interests: Blood Cancers, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Bone Cancer, Peripheral Neuropathy, Chemotherapy, Esophageal ... (Read more)

Dr. Scot A Fisher, MD, DO
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
10800 Knights Road
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Scot Fisher practices radiation oncology. Dr. Fisher graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. His areas of expertise include the following: soft tissue injury, brachytherapy (seed implants), and ovarian cancer. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Fisher has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Aria Health, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone cancer, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Brachytherapy, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Bone Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles F Leinberry Jr., MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3300 Tillman Drive; 2nd Floor
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Charles Leinberry is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: torticollis, elbow pain, and shoulder tendonitis. Dr. Leinberry takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Nazareth Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Pain, Elbow Pain, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Congenital Hand Disorders, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark David Lazarus, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3300 Tillman Drive; 2nd Floor
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Mark Lazarus specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lazarus has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Lazarus honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Fractures, Lower ... (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.