We found 4 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Coventry near Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. James Christopher Krieg, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
925 Chestnut Street; 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. James Krieg practices orthopedic trauma. Dr. Krieg's areas of expertise consist of dislocation and fractures (broken bones). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for residency. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Dislocation

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery
216 N Broad Street; 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Susan Harding works as an orthopedic trauma specialist and hand surgeon in Philadelphia, PA. Her clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and shoulder surgery. Dr. Harding is professionally affiliated with Hahnemann University Hospital. She attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. Dr. Harding accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Problems, Knee Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Foot & Ankle Surgery
3400 Spruce Street; 2 Silverstein Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Steiner works as an orthopedic trauma specialist and foot and ankle surgeon in Philadelphia, PA. On average, patients gave Dr. Steiner a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine
3551 N Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Dan Zlotolow is a specialist in orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and spine surgery. He works in Philadelphia, PA. He attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Zlotolow's training includes a residency program at Montefiore Medical Center. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Temple University Hospital (TUH).

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.