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

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Edward ChihYu Sun MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Average rating 4.0 stars out of 5 (5 ratings)
1500 Southgate Avenue; #115
Daly City, CA

Dr. Edward Sun's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Sun (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Spanish. He has a special interest in orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Seton Hospital, Sutter Medical Network, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). After completing medical school at Harvard Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Sun's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sun accepts. Dr. Sun has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Orthopedic Surgery

Dr Robert Corwin Detch MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Average rating 4.7 stars out of 5 (92 ratings)
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA

Dr. Robert Detch's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patients gave Dr. Detch an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Detch completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Division, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Hip Problems, Replacement Arthroplasty

Marvin Yukming Lo MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Average rating 4.2 stars out of 5 (5 ratings)
1800 Sullivan Avenue; Suite 402
Daly City, CA

Dr. Marvin Lo, who practices in Daly City, CA and Burlingame, CA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lo include sports health and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Seton Hospital, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lo accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Orthopedic Surgery

Dr Leslie H Kim MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Average rating 4.18 stars out of 5 (24 ratings)
1850 Sullivan Avenue; Suite 330
Daly City, CA

Dr. Leslie Kim specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include orthopedic surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim takes. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Kim trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Kim (or staff) speaks Filipino and Spanish. He is affiliated with Seton Hospital, Sutter Medical Network, and Mills Health Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Orthopedic Surgery

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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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