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We found 9 orthopedic surgeons who accept Silver Compass Balanced 4500 near Live Oak, TX.

Dr. David Lester Fox, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
12709 Toepperwein Road; #101
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. David Fox is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Live Oak, TX and San Antonio, TX. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fox attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. John R Iii Chance III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
12709 Toepperwein Road; Suite 101
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. John Chance's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chance attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12709 Toepperwein Road; Suite 302
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Charles Pipkin's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Pipkin attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8715 Village Drive; Suite 504
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Nancy Otto is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Otto graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
12709 Toepperwein; Suite 101
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Brian Schulze's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Live Oak, TX and San Antonio, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schulze is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
12709 Toepperwein Road; Suite 101
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Rex Wilcox specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Wilcox at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8601 Village Drive; Suite 210
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Peter McGanity works as an orthopedist in San Antonio, TX. Dr. McGanity honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Dr. Jamie Lynn Lynch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
12709 Toepperwein Road; Suite 101
Live Oak, TX
 

Dr. Jamie Lynch sees patients in Live Oak, TX. Her medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Lynch is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lynch honors.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12709 Toepperwein Road; Suite 101
Live Oak, TX
 

Dr. Patrick Simon's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. Patient ratings for Dr. Simon average 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, 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.