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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
100 Wimbledon Square; Suite A
Chesapeake, VA
 

Dr. Anthony Bevilacqua is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Bevilacqua accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Hampton Roads Super Doctors. Dr. Bevilacqua is affiliated with Sentara Obici Hospital and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Clearfield Avenue Nw; Suite 124
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. Mark Bewley, who practices in Virginia Beach, VA and Norfolk, VA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University and residency at Henry Ford Health System. MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bewley honors. Dr. Bewley is affiliated with Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

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

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
230 Clearfield Avenue; Suite 124
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. Thomas Markham is a specialist in spine surgery and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Bayside Hospital. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Markham average 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Wimbledon Square
Chesapeake, VA
 

Dr. Thomas Bergfield's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bergfield takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bergfield trained at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. He is professionally affiliated with Sentara Obici Hospital and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
500 Discovery Lane
Chesapeake, VA
 

Dr. Allison Crepeau is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Optima Health are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crepeau takes. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. She offers interpreting services for her patients. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

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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.