We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Watertown, WI.
Dr. Steven Pals is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC). After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Pals performed his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Sports Health
Dr. Terry Roman's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Johnson Creek, WI and Watertown, WI. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). Dr. Roman is affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC).
Clinical interests: Elbow Problems, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, Injuries
Dr. Kevin O'Halloran is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. O'Halloran is affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC). His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Dr. Steven Rhodes' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC). After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Rhodes performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. The average patient rating for Dr. Rhodes is 3.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rhodes takes.
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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.