We found 4 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Bronze Compass Balanced HSA 5500 near Waco, TX.

Dr. Rahul Banerjee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3500 Hillcrest Drive; Suite 1
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Rahul Banerjee practices orthopedic trauma in Denton, TX, Plano, TX, and Waco, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Banerjee include leg fracture, arm fracture, and wrist fracture. Dr. Banerjee takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Leg Fracture, Arm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, Hand Fracture, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Lance Austin Ellis, DO
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Spine Surgery, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
3500 Hillcrest Drive; Suite 1
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Lance Ellis' medical specialty is orthopedic trauma, spine surgery, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. His clinical interests include leg fracture, arm fracture, and wrist fracture. Dr. Ellis honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Leg Fracture, Arm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, Hand Fracture, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Brent J Bauer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3500 Hillcrest Drive; Suite 1
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Brent Bauer is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bauer include fractures (broken bones). Dr. Bauer is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Clinical interests: Ankle Sprain, Achilles Tendon Problems, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Sprains

Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3500 Hillcrest Drive; Suite 1
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Justin Krajca practices orthopedic trauma in Waco, TX, Lewisville, TX, and Denton, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His clinical interests include leg fracture, arm fracture, and wrist fracture. Dr. Krajca takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Leg Fracture, Arm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, Hand Fracture, Hip ... (Read more)

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.

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