We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Medicare Advantage near Austin, TX.

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Dr. Matthew Joseph Geck, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 W. 38th Street; Suite 200
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Geck works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass scoliosis and kyphosis. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Geck takes. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Geck performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Surgical Procedures, Kyphosis

Dr. Eeric Truumees, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 West 38th Street; Suite 200
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Eeric Truumees' specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Austin, TX. Dr. Truumees's clinical interests include lumbar laminectomy, cervical discectomy, and lumbar microdiscectomy. The average patient rating for Dr. Truumees is 1.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He trained at Cleveland Clinic for his residency. Dr. Truumees speaks German. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lumbar Laminectomy, Lower Back Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Spine Surgery, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina Marie Reitmeyer, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2500 W William Cannon Drive; Suite 4
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Christina Sheely is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Kyle, TX, Lockhart, TX, and Austin, TX. Dr. Sheely is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Sheely average 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sheely is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Viet N Tran, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4029 Capital of Texas Highway S; Suite 111
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Viet Tran works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. In his practice, Dr. Tran focuses on minimally invasive procedures, surgical procedures, and lower back problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He speaks Vietnamese. Dr. Tran is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion, Compression Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. George Washington Tipton Jr., MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4029 Capital of Texas Highway S; Suite 111
Austin, TX
 

Dr. George Tipton is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Tipton's clinical interests include microsurgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Tipton is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lower Back Pain, Laminectomy, Discectomy, Surgical Procedures, Microsurgery, Spinal Fusion, Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan Michael Tibbetts, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1015 E 32nd Street; #101
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Tibbetts is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Tibbetts's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Tibbetts attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Tibbetts is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.

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