We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept Anthem near Norfolk, VA.

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
171 Kempsville Road; Building A
Norfolk, VA
 

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

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Dr. David Michael Clifford, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
160 Kingsley Lane; Suite 405
Norfolk, VA
 

Dr. David Clifford's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Virginia Beach, VA, Norfolk, VA, and Va Beach, VA. Patient ratings for Dr. Clifford average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Clifford is in-network for MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

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Dr. Mark Andrew Bewley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
160 Kingsley Lane; Suite 405
Norfolk, VA
 

Dr. Mark Bewley, who practices in Norfolk, VA and Virginia Beach, VA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bewley's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Health System. He is in-network for MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Thomas Carl Markham, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
160 Kingsley Lane; Suite 405
Norfolk, VA
 

Dr. Thomas Markham specializes in spine surgery and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Virginia Beach, VA and Norfolk, VA. Dr. Markham's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Bayside Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3640 High Street; Spine Center, Syite 2a
Suffolk, VA
 

Dr. Douglas Kells specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Roanoke, VA and Suffolk, VA. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and 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.

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