Finding Providers
loading

We found 7 orthopedic surgeons who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 near Longview, TX.

No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 E Marshall Avenue; Suite 502
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Charles Williams is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Williams is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
709 Hollybrook
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Edward Liu is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
709 Hollybrook Drive; Suite 3401
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Fontenot's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Fontenot a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
709 Hollybrook Drive; Suite 3401
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Kenneth Reesor practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Reesor attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
709 Hollybrook
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Jack Elder is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Longview, TX. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
707 Hollybrook Drive
Longview, TX
 

Dr. David Jenkins' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Jenkins's average patient rating is 3.5 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. Jenkins honors.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
709 Hollybrook
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Martin Hilton is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Longview, TX. He attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Distinctions

Online Communication

Medical School

Years Since Graduation

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.