We found 6 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Cigna near Burlington, VT.

Dr. Craig Scott Bartlett III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
792 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Craig Bartlett practices orthopedic trauma in Colchester, VT and South Burlington, VT. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bartlett include foot surgery, pelvic fracture, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. Dr. Bartlett is in-network for Child Health Plus, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Foot Surgery, Pelvic Fracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Ankle Surgery

Dr. Nathan Kincaid Endres, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
95 Carrigan Drive, Univ of Vermont, Department of Orthopaedics; Stafford Hall 4th Floor
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Nathan Endres is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and PCL reconstruction. Dr. Endres graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. He accepts several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Transplant Procedures, Revision Surgery, Musculoskeletal Trauma, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Dean Michelson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
95 Carrigan Drive; Stafford Hall Room 418a
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. James Michelson is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetic foot ulcers and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Michelson is professionally affiliated with Fletcher Allen Health Care. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Michelson attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michelson honors.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery, Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Dr. Thomas K Kristiansen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
Univ of Vermont Med School; Stafford Building
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Thomas Kristiansen's specialty is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Kristiansen's areas of expertise include general orthopedics, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, and fractures (broken bones). He takes POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care for residency.

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Clinical interests: General Orthopedics, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Fractures

Dr. Michael Blankstein, MS, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
192 Tilley Drive
South Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Michael Blankstein's specialties are orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He practices in South Burlington, VT. Dr. Blankstein's clinical interests include hip replacement, knee replacement, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. He is in-network for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. After attending the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick Christopher Schottel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
192 Tilley Drive
South Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Patrick Schottel's medical specialty is orthopedic trauma. He obtained his medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Schottel takes POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Trauma, Acetabular Fracture

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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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