We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Bronze EPO near Laredo, TX.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1710 E Saunders Street; Suite B200
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Ramon Soriano is an orthopedist. Dr. Soriano is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1710 E Saunders Street; Suite B670
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Arie Salzman, who practices in Laredo, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Salzman graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Salzman honors. In addition to English, Dr. Salzman speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1710 E. Saunders Street; Suite # B-440
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Yvel Moreau, who practices in Laredo, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Moreau is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6801 Mcpherson Road; Suite 101
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Haissam Elzaim specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Laredo, TX and Conroe, TX. Dr. Elzaim is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 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. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
702 Galveston
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Roberto Cantu-Lara's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Cantu-Lara honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1710 E Saunders Street; Suite B-380
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Jason Defrancis is an orthopedist. Dr. Defrancis graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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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