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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's specialty is orthopedic trauma. Clinical interests for Dr. Bartlett include foot surgery, pelvic fracture, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. He takes several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Bartlett attended medical school at Albany Medical College.

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

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's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His clinical interests include diabetic foot ulcers and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Michelson is affiliated with Fletcher Allen Health Care. He studied medicine at Yale School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. Dr. Michelson honors several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery, Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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' areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and revision surgery. Dr. Endres is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Endres is 3.0 stars out of 5. POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Endres honors.

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

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

Dr. Thomas Kristiansen works as an orthopedic traumatologist in Colchester, VT, Burlington, VT, and South Burlington, VT. He has indicated that his clinical interests include general orthopedics, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, and fractures (broken bones). Dr. Kristiansen is an in-network provider for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended SUNY Upstate Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care.

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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 areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery; he sees patients in South Burlington, VT. His areas of clinical interest consist of hip replacement, knee replacement, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, Dr. Blankstein attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He is an in-network provider for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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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 works as an orthopedic traumatologist in South Burlington, VT. POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schottel honors. Before performing his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Schottel attended Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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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.