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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept TRICARE Prime near Houston, TX.

Dr. William Hicks Iii Hadnott III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1430
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Hadnott specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Hadnott speaks Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hadnott include knee problems, hip surgery, and sports health. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Park Plaza Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Hadnott attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Hadnott's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Joint Surgery, MAKOplasty, Knee Problems, Hip Surgery, Hip Problems

Dr. Jonathan Glen Lee, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
1200 Binz; Suite 1430
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Lee is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. He works in Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Lee include knee problems, hip replacement, and knee replacement. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. For his residency, Dr. Lee trained at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Lee's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann and Park Plaza Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Joint Surgery, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Aspiration, Hip Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Dean Ward Smith, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6400 Fannin; #2080
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Dean Smith works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. He is especially interested in hand surgery procedures, arthritis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is rated highly by his patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith accepts. After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Dr. Smith performed his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Hand Surgery Procedures, Birth Defects

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1200 Binz Street; Suite 970
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Howard Cotler's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Cotler has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Cotler attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Surgical Procedures

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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.