We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Watertown, WI.
Dr. Steven Pals practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Watertown, WI and Juneau, WI. Dr. Pals honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC).
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 is affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Roman attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU).
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). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a graduate of Rush University Medical Center's residency program.
Dr. Steven Rhodes' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Lake Mills, WI, Watertown, WI, and Waterloo, WI. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Rhodes is professionally affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.
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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.