We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Silver EPO near Texas City, TX.
Dr. Jason Leaseburg is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Leaseburg's areas of expertise include the following: hammer toe, sports health, and bunions. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Leaseburg trained at the University of Missouri Health System. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leaseburg is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Bone Spurs, Bone Problems, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hammer Toe, ... (Read more)
Dr. Darrell Moulton is a Texas City, TX physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Moulton is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.
Dr. Edward Lee is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Texas City, TX. Dr. Lee has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Lee include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis surgery. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Lee is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Lee completed a residency program at George Washington University Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, ... (Read more)
Dr. Terry Siller is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Siller takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.
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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.