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We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Cigna FocusIn EPO near Waxahachie, TX.

Dr. Robert Price Roye, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2400 North I-35e
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Robert Roye is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Waxahachie, TX. Patients rated Dr. Roye highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Roye include knee replacement, sleeve gastrectomy, and revision hip arthroplasty. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Pine Creek Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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Clinical interests: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-En-y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Roux-En-y Gastric Bypass, Revision ... (Read more)

Dr. James Scott Ellis, MD, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1505 W Jefferson; Suite 102
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. James Ellis is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee surgery, hip surgery, and wrist surgery. He 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. After attending the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Ellis completed his residency training at Hennepin County Medical Center. Dr. Ellis is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Shoulder Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Berchuck, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2460 North Interstate Highway 35 Ea; Suite 215
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Berchuck is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Berchuck's clinical interests: scoliosis, spinal cancer, and herniated disc. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Disc Replacement, Scoliosis, Herniated Disc, Microdiscectomy, Spinal Cancer, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Marcus Anderson Roux, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1404 W. Jefferson
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Marcus Roux is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Roux is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive knee surgery, minimally invasive hip surgery, and sports health. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roux accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, MAKOplasty, Fractures, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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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.