We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept Cigna Connect Flex Gold 1500 near Katy, TX.
Dr. Matthew Wasserman works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Katy, TX. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Wasserman's areas of expertise include spine surgery procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wasserman accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Spine Surgery, Back Pain, Cervical disk replacement, Kyphoplasty, Microscopic Discectomy, Spinal ... (Read more)
Dr. Volkan Guzel is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Guzel speaks Turkish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Guzel's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Dr. David Hildreth is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Katy, TX, Richmond, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Hildreth attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Clinical interests for Dr. Hildreth include hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hildreth honors. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.
Clinical interests: Hand, Wrist and Elbow
Dr. Candice Teunis is a hand surgeon and orthopedist in Richmond, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Katy, TX. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Teunis graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Teunis completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Teunis is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more.
Clinical interests: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery
Dr. Trenton Carlyle specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Carlyle graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.
Clinical interests: Knee replacement, Minimally Invasive Hip (Anterior), Oxford Knee Replacement(partial knee)
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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.