We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana ChoiceCare Network near Dallas, TX.
Dr. H. Boulas practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Dallas, TX. Dr. Boulas is rated highly by his patients. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of Missouri Health System, Dr. Boulas attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Boulas (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and Greek. Dr. Boulas is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Boulas's practice is open to new patients.
Dr. Alexander Cho is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Cho's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cho (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish. Dr. Cho's professional affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Pine Creek Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.
Dr. Richard Rhodes' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery and Baylor Scott & White Health. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Fort Wayne Medical Education Program. Dr. Rhodes is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is accepting new patients.
Dr. Ray Aronowitz sees patients in Dallas, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Aronowitz completed his residency training at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, United Healthcare Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). His practice is open to new patients.
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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.