We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Silver near Denison, TX.
Dr. Stephen White's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. White graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. White trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Clinical interests for Dr. White include hip replacement, rotator cuff surgery, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. White honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Aetna HSA, and United Healthcare Choice. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.
Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Arm Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Arthroscopy, Hip Replacement, Rotator Cuff ... (Read more)
Dr. Brian Rose's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: steroid injections, laminectomy, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rose accepts. He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Rose trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for his residency.
Clinical interests: Steroid Injections, Kyphoplasty, Laminotomy, Disc Replacement, Ankle Fracture, Hip Fracture, ... (Read more)
Dr. Mark Young is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Young is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Young takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.
Dr. Benjamin Wilson's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.
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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.