We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept Aetna near Alexandria, VA.

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. Dr. Bevilacqua is affiliated with Sentara Obici Hospital and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Walter Reed Army Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Bevilacqua has received the distinction of Hampton Roads Super Doctors.

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Dr. Thomas Carl Markham, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
230 Clearfield Avenue; Suite 124
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. Thomas Markham, who practices in Virginia Beach, VA and Norfolk, VA, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Markham is professionally affiliated with Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Bayside Hospital. MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Markham accepts. Dr. Markham obtained his medical school training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Dr. Mark Andrew Bewley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6160 Kempsville Circle; Suite 200b
Norfolk, VA
 

Dr. Mark Bewley sees patients in Norfolk, VA and Virginia Beach, VA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University. Dr. Bewley completed his residency training at Henry Ford Health System. He honors several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is affiliated with Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

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

Dr. Allison Crepeau, who practices in Norfolk, VA, Newport News, VA, and Virginia Beach, VA, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Crepeau takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Optima Health, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and 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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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Wimbledon Square
Chesapeake, VA
 

Dr. Thomas Bergfield works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Suffolk, VA and Chesapeake, VA. He is professionally affiliated with Sentara Obici Hospital and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Dr. Bergfield takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Creighton University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

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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.

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