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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
17350 St. Luke S Way; Suite 370
The Woodlands, TX
(713) 790-1818; (713) 797-1144

Dr. Kenneth Palmer specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Palmer accepts Medicare insurance. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Memorial Hermann.

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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. Dr. Sparks has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Sparks is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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

Dr. John Fackler is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Conroe, TX and The Woodlands, TX. Dr. Fackler has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Medical Center Boulevard
Conroe, TX
(936) 441-2663

Dr. Jerry Hyatt's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Hyatt has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 218
Conroe, TX
(936) 494-2969

Dr. Haissam Elzaim is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Conroe, TX, Cleveland, TX, and Humble, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Elzaim takes Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. James Westmoreland's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 River Pointe Drive; Suite 100
Conroe, TX
(936) 539-2663; (936) 441-8395

Dr. Howard Crockett practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Crockett attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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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; (936) 756-3277

Dr. Bradley Pontani, who practices in Conroe, TX, is a medical specialist in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, emergency medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Pontani is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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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 specializes in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, emergency medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Williams 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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