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We found 46 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Steven Edward Flores, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
17520 West Grand Parkway South; Suite 200
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Steven Flores is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Flores average 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Flores attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Flores is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Total Elbow Replacement, Heel Surgery, Kyphoplasty, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Bone Spurs, Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Strake Parsley, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
1327 Lake Pointe Parkway; Suite 520
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Brian Parsley's specialties are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Bellaire, TX. Dr. Parsley has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Parsley include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and arthritis surgery. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Parsley studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Parsley speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Arthritis Surgery, Hip Problems

Dr. Henry Jacob Blum, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Henry Blum works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Blum include knee problems, sports health, and spinal fusion. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Blum's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. Dr. Blum welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Spine Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Theodore Benjamin Shybut, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
15200 S.w. Freeway; Suite 175
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Shybut specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Humble, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthritis surgery, and bursitis. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Shybut takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shybut's office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Bursitis, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Walter Richard Lowe, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
17510 W Grand Parkway S; Suite 450
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Walter Lowe's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among Dr. Lowe's clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College, the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Lowe average 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lowe is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Transplant Procedures, Biceps Tenodesis, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Mohammad Etminan is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His areas of expertise consist of spinal fusion and neck surgery. Dr. Etminan's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Etminan welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems, Neck Surgery, Spine Surgery ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Richard Beaver is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In his practice, Dr. Beaver focuses on foot problems and ankle problems. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Beaver is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Wrist Fracture, Hip Dysplasia, Foot Surgery, Partial Hip Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Maddox Mays, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Mays' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include sports health. Dr. Mays is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Mays honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

Dr. Thomas Burk Rivers, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Rivers' specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include sports health and total knee replacement. Patient reviews placed Dr. Rivers at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Scott and White Healthcare and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Rivers attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Rivers is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Total Knee Replacement

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

Dr. Vishal Shah is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Shah is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery

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

Dr. Nelson Davino is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Davino's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Davino is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Spina Bifida, Bone Problems, Osteotomy, Muscular Dystrophy

Dr. Anup Ajit Shah, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center; 11555 University Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Anup Shah, who practices in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Richmond, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Shah is professionally affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Main Campus, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center, and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Katy Clinic. He is a graduate of Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Shah takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Timothy Christian Sitter, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Sitter's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sitter include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and arthritis surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Sitter honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Sitter has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Bone Spurs, Musculoskeletal Pain, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Howard Hildreth, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. David Hildreth is a hand surgeon and orthopedist. Dr. Hildreth's clinical interests encompass hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. He attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hildreth has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Hand Problems

Dr. Michael Dale Kent, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Michael Kent works as an orthopedist. Dr. Kent graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His areas of expertise consist of sports health and total knee replacement. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Total Knee Replacement

Dr. Scott Walter Breeze, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1517 Thompson Highway
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Scott Breeze practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Richmond, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Breeze include total knee replacement. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Breeze accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Total Knee Replacement

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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.