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

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 orthopedist in Austin, TX. Dr. Geck's clinical interests include scoliosis and kyphosis. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Geck is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Kyphosis

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

Dr. Eeric Truumees is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Truumees's areas of expertise include lumbar laminectomy, cervical discectomy, and lumbar microdiscectomy. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Truumees is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic. He speaks German.

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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's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Sheely highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. She studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is 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 is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Tran include minimally invasive procedures, surgical procedures, and lower back problems. Dr. Tran is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Tran attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is conversant in Vietnamese.

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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 specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. Dr. Tipton's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in microsurgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. Dr. Tipton is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is accepting 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 specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Kyle, TX and Austin, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tibbetts accepts. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he performed 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 has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He is 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.