We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept Health Net Healthy Heart HMO near Daly City, CA.

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Dr. Edward Chih-Yu Sun, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1500 Southgate Avenue; #207
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Edward Sun works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist in San Mateo, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Daly City, CA. Dr. Sun (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. His clinical interests encompass orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Hospital, Sutter Medical Network, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). He attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. Dr. Sun's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sun accepts. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Stenosis, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Lower Back Pain, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Corwin Detch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Robert Detch is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Detch is conversant in Spanish. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Division, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). Dr. Detch attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Detch has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marvin Yukming Lo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1800 Sullivan Avenue; Suite 402
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Marvin Lo works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Lo's areas of expertise consist of sports health and orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Seton Hospital, Sutter Medical Network, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Lo graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Lo trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, PCL Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Leslie H Kim, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1850 Sullivan Avenue; Suite 330
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Leslie Kim's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Kim include orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Seton Hospital, Sutter Medical Network, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net ELECT POS, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After attending Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Kim completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Tendonitis, Wrist Problems, Ultrasound, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read 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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