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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 is a general practitioner, pediatric orthopedist, and general pediatrician in Philadelphia, PA and King of Prussia, PA. Dr. Davidson obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery and Bellevue Hospital Center. His areas of expertise include the following: strains, down syndrome, and dislocation. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Davidson honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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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 specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Flynn include back pain, kyphosis, and down syndrome. Dr. Flynn is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Flynn trained at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Flynn 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. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He welcomes 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 is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, general pediatrician, and home health specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: strains, back pain, and concussion. Dr. Lawrence is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Lawrence attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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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 areas of specialization are general practice, pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and general pediatrics; he sees patients in Philadelphia, PA and Glen Mills, PA. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Deeney's distinctions include: 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 sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. Her medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She is affiliated with Temple University Hospital (TUH). She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Franklin attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Franklin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian.

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

Dr. Harold Van Bosse specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Van Bosse is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, United Healthcare Platinum, and United Healthcare Compass. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Van Bosse is affiliated with Temple University Hospital (TUH).

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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.