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We found 38 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Cigna Silver EPO near Addison, TX.

Dr. Sybil Jane Taquet, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4340 Josey Lane; Suite 204
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Sybil Taquet specializes in family medicine and practices in Carrollton, TX and Dallas, TX. She attended medical school at Paris Diderot University. These areas are among her clinical interests: warts, alcohol abuse, and adolescent issues. Dr. Taquet takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Taquet (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Chinese, and French. Dr. Taquet is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, gout

All Interests: Warts, Alcohol Abuse, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Diabetes Management, ... (Read more)

Dr. Van Lam, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Van Lam works as a general internist and pediatrician. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. These areas are among Dr. Lam's clinical interests: well women care, migraine, and depression. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Lam has received the following distinction: NCQA Diabetes Recognition Recognized for providing the highest-level of diabetes care. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Eczema, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Immunization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel Russel Maust, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Joel Maust practices family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Maust average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include atrial fibrillation, diabetes screening, and appendicitis. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Maust is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His medical residency was performed at Travis Air Force Base, David Grant USAF Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Hong Xiao's medical specialty is family medicine and general pediatrics. The average patient rating for Dr. Xiao is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Xiao include atrial fibrillation, appendicitis, and diabetes management. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of Lewisville. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending Harbin Medical University for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. In addition to English, Dr. Xiao speaks Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Dr. Phillip Howard Disraeli, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
1933 E. Frankford Road; Suite 100
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Disraeli's areas of specialization are family medicine and urgent care; he sees patients in Carrollton, TX and Frisco, TX. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Disraeli include sports health, atrial fibrillation, and appendicitis. Dr. Disraeli honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, Dr. Disraeli attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Disraeli is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Appendicitis, Diabetes Management, Immunization, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anna Liza Camungol Lavedan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Anna Lavedan works as an internist and general pediatrician. Clinical interests for Dr. Lavedan include cancer screening, knee arthritis, and adolescent gynecology. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University, Dr. Lavedan attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has received the following distinction: Selected as one of the " Best Doctors in America " since .. Dr. Lavedan is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Atrial Fibrillation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan H Tatum, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4700 Alliance Boulevard
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Tatum practices family medicine in Plano, TX and McKinney, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Tatum average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tatum's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is affiliated with Baylor Family Medicine at McKinney. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Tatum graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Arthritis, High Cholesterol, Women's Health ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4700 Alliance Boulevard
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Bijas Benjamin's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He speaks Malayalam. Dr. Benjamin's areas of clinical interest consist of endocrine diseases (hormone disorders), preventive care, and osteoarthritis. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Benjamin is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis

All Interests: Men's Health Issues, Rheumatic Diseases, Endocrine Diseases, Preventive Care, Osteoarthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig William Goodhart, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Craig Goodhart is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Goodhart's areas of expertise include meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and forearm fracture. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Goodhart has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Forearm Fracture, Knee Arthritis, Tibia Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeff Xinda Zhao, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9101 Lbj Freeway; Suite 710
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Jeff Zhao is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Mesquite, TX, Sunnyvale, TX, and Dallas, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Zhao include knee arthritis, hip injury, and knee arthroscopy. Dr. Zhao is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Zhao is conversant in Mandarin.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Knee Sprain, Shoulder Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Partial ... (Read more)

Dr. Anis A Ansari, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
1948 E Hebron Parkway; Suite 110
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Anis Ansari is a hospice and palliative medicine specialist in Carrollton, TX. His education and training includes medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College and residency at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland. His areas of expertise include menopause, cancer screening, and amenorrhea (missed periods). Dr. Ansari accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ansari (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Screening, Bone Spurs, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Franklin Fagelman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Mitchell Fagelman practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Fagelman's clinical interests include total shoulder replacement, forearm fracture, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fagelman takes. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Fracture, Elbow Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Allen Guess Jr., MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. James Guess, who practices in Carrollton, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Frisco, TX, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Guess's areas of expertise include the following: back injuries, spinal decompression, and disc surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Guess honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Disc Problems, Spine Reconstruction, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Spinal Pain, Spinal Instrumentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gary Creed Dennis, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
4700 Alliance Boulevard
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Gary Dennis' specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. He practices in Dallas, TX, Frisco, TX, and Plano, TX. Dr. Dennis speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Dennis include meningioma, disc replacement, and neck pain. His professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He attended Howard University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dennis is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Disc Problems, Disc Replacement, Stenosis, Neck Pain, Thoracic Problems, Scoliosis, Spinal Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Virgil Bryan Iii Medlock III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
7777 Forest Lane; Building C, Suite 106
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Virgil Medlock's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery; he sees patients in Dallas, TX and Frisco, TX. His areas of expertise include elbow pain, PCL injury, and knee fracture. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Medlock attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Medlock is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, shoulder arthritis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Fracture, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean Mawusi Jones-Quaidoo, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7557 Rambler Road; Suite 730
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Sean Jones-Quaidoo is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and Allen, TX. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Jones-Quaidoo include back injuries, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Neck Pain, Spinal Pain, Lower Back Pain, Back Problems, Lumbar Spine Problems, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.