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We found 6 pediatric orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Compass near Philadelphia, PA.

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Richard S. Davidson, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, General Pediatrics
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Richard Davidson specializes in general practice, pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and general pediatrics and practices in Philadelphia, PA and King of Prussia, PA. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Davidson include strains, down syndrome, and dislocation. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Davidson takes. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hospital for Special Surgery and Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Davidson has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Davidson is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Bryn Mawr Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Down Syndrome, Sever's Disease, Spina Bifida, Overuse Injuries, Fractures, Strains, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

John M. Flynn, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, General Pediatrics
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, The Richard D. Wood Building.; 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. John Flynn's specialties are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Flynn include back pain, kyphosis, and down syndrome. Dr. Flynn takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He trained at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program for his residency. His distinctions include: Hibbs Award for Best Clinical Paper, Scoliosis Research Society 41st Annual Meeting; Best Doctors in America; and Jesse T. Nicholson Teaching Award, Department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Flynn is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida, Scoliosis, Overuse Injuries, Fractures, Cerebral Palsy, ... (Read more)

John T. Lawrence, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Home Health, General Pediatrics, Sports Medicine
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. John Lawrence works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, general pediatrician, and home health specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: strains, back pain, and concussion. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Lawrence completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lawrence honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, ACL Injury, Sever's Disease, Overuse Injuries, Shoulder Problems, Strains, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Practice, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Other, General Pediatrics
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Vincent Deeney's specialties are general practice, pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and general pediatrics. He practices in Philadelphia, PA and Glen Mills, PA. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Deeney graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Golden Apple Award, University of Pittsburgh, Orthopaedics Residents Graduation; G. Dean MacEwen Visiting Professor, Children's Hospital, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA; and 20th Annual O. Carlyle Brock Lecture, Visiting Professor, Shriners Hospital for Children, Erie, PA. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3551 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Corinna Franklin is a Philadelphia, PA physician who specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Franklin graduated from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Franklin (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. She is professionally affiliated with Temple University Hospital (TUH).

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3551 N Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Harold Van Bosse's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Van Bosse speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Temple University Hospital (TUH). He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is in-network for Amerigroup, United Healthcare Platinum, and United Healthcare Compass, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery?

Pediatric orthopedic surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on muscle, joint, and bone issues in children, from infants to teenagers. Because patients this age are still growing, bone and joint problems can be much more significant than they would be in an adult. Growing children also change quickly, and a pediatric orthopedic surgeon is able to tell the difference between a symptom that a child will grow out of, and something serious that should be corrected.

Some of the issues that a pediatric orthopedic surgeon might treat include:
  • Serious fractures
  • Limb and spine disorders, such as clubfoot or scoliosis
  • Uneven leg lengths
  • Infections and cancers of the bones or joints
  • Certain conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system in children, such as cerebral palsy

Besides a physical examination, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon often looks at X-rays and sometimes CT scans to determine a patient’s problem. Blood tests may also be ordered to check for any metabolic or nutritional deficiencies. Treatment depends on the disorder, but it may include surgery, manipulation, bracing, casting, or physical therapy.

When illness, injury, or disorders threaten children’s mobility, pediatric orthopedic surgeons work to give them a healthy and active future.