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We found 32 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Missouri City, TX.

Dr. Vishal Michael Shah, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
15035 Southwest Freeway; #1100
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Vishal Shah is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Shah obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shah honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery

Dr. Frederick Anthony Brown, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
4855 Riverstone Boulevard; #103
Missouri City, TX
 

Dr. Frederick Brown's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Brown's clinical interests include warts, depression, and adolescent issues. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Brown is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, United Healthcare Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, osteomyelitis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), bone spurs

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Depression, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Sports Health, Bone Spurs, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Anthony Braunreiter, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Other, Sports Medicine
1327 Lake Pointe Parkway; Suite 425
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. David Braunreiter works as a family practice physician and sports medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Braunreiter include concussion, diabetes, and adolescent issues. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. His training includes a residency program at Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Braunreiter is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Braunreiter has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, arthritis

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Pain, Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nader Ali Ayub, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
14023 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nader Ayub's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine. After attending the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, Sugar Land. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ayub include back pain, knee problems, and diabetes. Dr. Ayub is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Neck Pain, Ultrasound, Hypertension, Fractures, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michelle Sun-Mee Wong, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics
16545 Southwest Frwy; Suite 150
Sugarland, TX
 

Dr. Michelle Wong's specialty is obstetrics. Before completing her residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Dr. Wong attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wong include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and ablation. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She 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. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Wong's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Sexual Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wilbur Lindsey Jones, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7789 Southwest Freeway; Suite 540
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Wilbur Jones is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Houston, TX. Patients gave Dr. Jones an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, shoulder surgery, and arthroscopic surgery. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Jones is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry Jacob Blum, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway; #1100
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Henry Blum works as an orthopedic surgeon in Sugar Land, TX and Bellaire, TX. Dr. Blum's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in total hip replacement, sports health, and partial knee replacement. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Blum attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Spine Reconstruction, Shoulder Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Nelson Anthony Davino, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nelson Davino specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Richmond, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Katy, TX. Before performing his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center, Dr. Davino attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Davino is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Spina Bifida, Bone Problems, Osteotomy, Muscular Dystrophy

Dr. Richard Leigh Beaver, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugarland, TX
 

Dr. Richard Beaver is an orthopedic surgeon. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Areas of expertise for Dr. Beaver include foot problems and ankle problems. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Beaver is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist fracture, growth plate fracture

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Hip Dysplasia, Foot Surgery, Partial Hip Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sistla Bala Krishna, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
7737 Southwest Frwy; Suite 805
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sistla Krishna's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He studied medicine at Osmania Medical College. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Krishna is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint problems

All Interests: Hypertension, Ear Problems, Heart Problems, Nose Problems, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Joint Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Saira Sadrudin Hirani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
15200 Southwest Frwy; Suite 210
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Saira Hirani specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Hirani's areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hirani accepts. She has an open panel. She is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Neck Pain, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Sinusitis, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jesus Edward Hernandez Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Rheumatology
2225 Williams Trace Boulevard; Suite 110
Sugarland, TX
 

Dr. J. Hernandez is an adult rheumatology specialist in Sugar Land, TX. These areas are among Dr. Hernandez's clinical interests: lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and vasculitis. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Hernandez is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Arthritis, Lupus, Vasculitis, Ultrasound

Dr. Mohammad Etminan, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway; #1100
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Etminan is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Etminan's clinical interests include spine surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Etminan completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Patient ratings for Dr. Etminan average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Scoliosis, Spinal Fusion, Vertebroplasty, Cervical Decompression, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Bhagwat Purushottam Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1250 Creek Way Drive; Suite 100
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Bhagwat Patel works as an internist in Sugar Land, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include knee problems, thyroid problems, and depression. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Patel's office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Incontinence, Neck Pain, Erectile Dysfunction, Shoulder Problems, Sickle ... (Read more)

Dr. Fayyaz Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Fayyaz Ahmed's specialty is adult rheumatology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ahmed include musculoskeletal problems and rheumatic diseases. Dr. Ahmed honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Before performing his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Ahmed attended Dow Medical College for medical school. Dr. Ahmed is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Rheumatic Diseases, Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Eric Frank Berkman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1327 Lake Pointe Parkway; Suite 410
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Eric Berkman is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Berkman performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. Patient ratings for Dr. Berkman average 4.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Berkman takes. Dr. Berkman has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.