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We found 20 orthopedic surgeons who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 003 near Lubbock, TX.

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 N Loop 289; Suite 101
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Grimes is a foot and ankle surgeon and orthopedist. Dr. Grimes is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Dr. George West Brindley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3601 4th St/ms 9436
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. George Brindley is a Lubbock, TX physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Brindley studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is in-network 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, Sports Medicine
3601 4th Street; Stop 9436
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Mimi Zumwalt is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zumwalt takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and performed her residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center.

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Dr. Tony Bryan Smitherman, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 N Loop 289; Suite 101
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. T. Smitherman is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Smitherman has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Stanley Lehman is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School 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 Orthopedic Trauma
3601 4th Street Stop 9436; Department of Orthopaedics
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Mark Jenkins is an orthopedic traumatologist. Dr. Jenkins honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 North Loop 289; Suite 101
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Robert Carr sees patients in Lubbock, TX. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Carr accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 N Loop 289; Suite 101
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Kenneth Stephenson is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic and a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stephenson accepts.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 N Loop 289; Suite 101
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Mark Scioli is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Scioli a rating 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. Scioli takes. Dr. Scioli has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3506 21st Street; Suite 203
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Darrell Franks is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Franks attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 N Loop 289; Suite 101
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Wilson's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wilson is an in-network provider 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 New Mexico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3601 4th Street; Stop 9436
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Charles Vega's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Vega is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 N Loop 289; Suite 101
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Headrick is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 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. Headrick accepts.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4515 Marsha Sharp Frwy
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Mark Nordyke works as an orthopedic surgeon. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nordyke honors.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5009 University Avenue; Suite G
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Gaylon Seay's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Seay is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4642 N Loop 289; Suite 105
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Garry Pollock practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Pollock 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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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.