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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
17350 St. Luke S Way; Suite 370
The Woodlands, TX
(713) 790-1818; (936) 321-8000

Dr. Kenneth Palmer is a spine surgeon and orthopedist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Palmer attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Palmer is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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John Martin Fackler MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Riverpointe Drive; Suite100
Conroe, TX
(936) 539-2663

Dr. John Fackler's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Fackler include knee problems, arthritis, and sports health. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fackler takes. His education and training includes medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Dr. Fackler is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fractures, Knee, Shoulders, Sports Medicine

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 218
Conroe, TX

Dr. Haissam Elzaim is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Elzaim graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 River Pointe Drive; #100
Conroe, TX
(936) 539-2663

Dr. John Sparks is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Conroe, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 River Pointe Drive; Suite 100
Conroe, TX
(936) 539-2663

Dr. Howard Crockett's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Crockett highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 River Pointe Drive; #100
Conroe, TX
(936) 539-2663

Dr. James Westmoreland works as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Westmoreland attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
500 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite #110
Conroe, TX
(936) 539-7034

Dr. Bradley Pontani's specialties are undersea and hyperbaric medicine, emergency medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Pontani attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
506 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 304
Conroe, TX

Dr. Kenneth Caldwell's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
500 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 110
Conroe, TX
(936) 539-7034

Dr. Robert Williams' areas of specialization are undersea and hyperbaric medicine, emergency medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Conroe, TX and Huntsville, TX. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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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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